Soil & Wine

Let’s Talk About Soil… With the arrival of Spring and a return to our gardens, it’s a great time to talk about dirt!  Or, to put it more elegantly, soil.  First and foremost, wine is a product of its environment.  The French call this ‘terroir’ and it refers to a ‘sense of place’ – the […]

Elevate Your Palate

In our April newsletter, we talked about soil, one of the many factors that affect a wine’s style and quality.  This month we look at another: elevation. The altitude at which a vineyard is planted has a drastic impact on both the grapes and the wines they produce.  Elevation affects climate — the temperature falls […]