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Mar 4, 2011

Terroir (teh-RWAH) - It’s a HUGE topic in the wine world, and not without controversy. In this first segment, Elizabeth and Rick define terroir and its effect on wine.

Show Notes:

  • Shout-outs - More awesome feedback from our friends on Facebook, the blog, and on iTunes!
  • Wine News - We skipped this week’s news to make room for the big main topic…
  • Main Topic -
    • What is Terroir? - A loaded question
    • How to pronounce it correctly
    • What does it mean (translation)?
    • Its effect on wine (can you actually taste terroir?!)
    • The big controversy - Is terroir a bunch of hooey?
    • The origins of terroir (a bit of history)

Grape of the Week - Cabernet Sauvignon (and its differences in terroir)

Next Week - Terroir Part 2: Its different aspects and why terroir matters Sponsored by the free Hello Vino mobile app (iPhone & Android) More at the Wine for Normal People blog.