23 Aug 2011
Croser on Gladstones – part two
Here follows the second part of Brian Croser's précis of John Gladstones' latest book Wine, Terroir and Climate Change. Part one of the review can be found here and questions/discussion on the forum can be found here.
John Gladstones has constructed his wonderful new book, Wine, Terroir and Climate Change, to examine the effect of each element of terroir (the environment) on the stages of growth and fruit ripening of the grape vine. He has proposed hypotheses around the vine’s physiological responses to these terroir signals and the ultimate effect they have on grape composition and wine...