Emerging from anthropology, climatology, ecology, gastronomy, geography and wine tourism, terroir tourism has been recently recognized to have potential for developing rural agriculture tourism
The role of terroir in tourism led amenity migration: contrasting effects in Tuscany and the Okanagan valley of British Columbia
Definitions of terroir elude consistent agreement. As defined geographical space the common denominators of its conceptualization include natural and cultural elements of life
The vineyard landscape of the oasis norte of Mendoza Argentina. Economic assessment of the recreational use through contingent valuation method
Oasis Norte’s vineyards of Mendoza Argentina have shaped along their existence, a characteristic landscape; this area is close to Mendoza City
Représentation holistique d’une dynamique pluridisciplinaire suite à la cartographie des sols en Beaujolais
Une démarche de cartographie des sols a été engagée en 2009 par l’interprofession des vins du Beaujolais à l’initiative des professionnels de la région. A fin 2015
For wine areas around the world, nature and climate are becoming factors of production whose endowment becomes a stake beyond the traditional economic factors: labor, capital, land. They strongly influence agricultural and environmental conditions for production.
Irrigation and terroir: two opposite concepts? Point of view of international experts and french consumers
At long term, qualitative irrigation seems to be the most systematic, if not the best, cultural practice for dealing with climate change and yield increases without decrease grape quality.
The pyramidal organization of AOC in France: a process of identification and valorisation of terroirs
English version: Result of their history, some famous French wine countries such as Burgundy, Bordeaux or Alsace, have a hierarchical organization of their Appellations of Controlled Origin (AOC): AOC regional, communal, Premier Cru, Grand Cru.
Vineyard and grape variety are two popular ways of classifying wines. Vineyard designation is a traditional practice for European wine labels but is being increasingly replaced by grape variety designation, mainly used for New World and Swiss wine labels.
When talking about terroir, scientists and lay wine tasters, very much including wine journalists and wine growers, too often talk past one another.