Wine and Place – book review


Australian wine luminary Brian Croser is mightily impressed by a book published in January. 

Wine and Place 
A terroir reader 

Tim Patterson and John Buechsenstein 
University of California Press 
ISBN 9780520277007 

This book is the story of my life.

For a book that starts out by declaiming that it is not written to be read in one session, it has fully occupied my discretionary reading time for the past two weeks. It’s not that I am a slow reader, but that the many arguments arrayed chapter by chapter require much more than the usual amount of thought.

How then...