Can Technology Predict Terroir?
An Oregon Geography Professor Attempts to Refine Vineyard Selection
Aug 2001 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
How is a vineyard selected? What should one look for when choosing a site to plant grapes?There are certainly check lists to use when considering a site (see below). But can technology make that process easier?Gregory Jones thinks so. This geographer's (actually, an assistant professor of geography at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon) specialty is climate. Combine that with a passion for wine grapes and you begin to understand his quest: to take some of the guesswork out of vineyard...
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