Mapping Terroir

You don’t need a passport; Mapping Terroir takes us to famous winemaking regions and historical spirits locales across the globe. Armchair travel through regions, appellations and places (terroir). Discover why they are essential aspects that help shape our favorite bottles.

Lake Chelan wine
A Taste of Lake Chelan Wine: 4 Exemplary Wineries To Try

Washington State’s Lake Chelan is one of the deepest in the U.S., shimmering with beauty…

Cienega Valley
The Cienega Valley Soil Secret That Gifts Affordable Bourgogne-Style Wines

As Bourgogne wine prices continue to skyrocket, consumers search for more affordable options elsewhere. Unfortunately,…

winemaking in patagonia
From Penguins to Pinot, a Glimpse at Winemaking in Patagonia

Think of Argentine wine, and you’ll likely assume Malbec from the Andean foothills of Mendoza.…

Argentina wine Atlantic coast
A Closer Look at the Winemaking Climate of Argentina’s Atlantic Coast

Argentina is home to more than 220,000 hectares of grapevines. The majority, approximately 95%, are…

Middle Loire Valley Wine Regions
A Definitive Guide to the Middle Loire Valley Wine Regions

The Loire is the longest river in France and a cradle of French history and…

Left Bank vs Right Bank: The Main Differences of Bordeaux

Bordeaux can be intimidating. From the pronunciations and price tags to classifications and critical acclaim,…

Burgundy Wine Classification System
Ultimate Guide to the Burgundy Wine Classification System

There is a deep reverence for Burgundy (aka “Bourgogne”). The complexity of the Burgundy wine…

South Okanagan Wine
How Desert-Like Terroir is Bolstering South Okanagan Wine Quality

Oliver, Osoyoos, and the Similkameen Valley are not globally recognizable wine regions. But in Canada,…

Gavi Piemonte
Why the Terroir in Gavi Is Prime for Making White Wine

The rolling hills of Piemonte provide a plethora of delicious, world-renowned wines. From Barolo and…

Tuscany
Exploring the 4 Most Important Tuscany Wine Regions

Tuscany conjures up images in our minds unlike any other place on earth. Rolling hills…

Northwest Spain Vineyard
A Closer Look at the Indigenous Grapes of Northwest Spain

The landscape of northwest Spain is unlike anywhere else on the Iberian Peninsula. Where most…

Oregon vineyard
Oregon Wine Country: Essentials To Know Including What To Drink

Many people are champing at the bit to travel, tour and taste. And without being…