Is Viticulture Getting Enough Attention in Bordeaux?
Different Forms of Sustainable Farming are Beginning to Be Popular
Dec 2001 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Sustainable viticulture--in its many guises--has been a hot pursuit throughout France (and many other wine growing areas, too, but France seems like the Mother Country) for at least the last ten years. In many ways, the pre-1990s were all about the cellar: better cleanliness in both the cellars and the wines, more controlled fermentations, softened tannins, the prevalence of new barriques.The 1990s and beyond have focused attention on the vineyard, in the increasingly accepted belief that 'It's ...
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