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Wine soil

Why Does Soil (Or Terroir) Matter So Much to Fine Wine?

Why Does Soil (Or Terroir) Matter So Much to Fine Wine? Terroir is a term that the French invented and like to claim as their own. Terroir is the interplay of climate, terrain, soil, and geology, which gives a wine its unique taste. Together with the cellar development, terroir is an important factor in viticulture, …

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Willamette valley

Why Is Willamette Valley Unique?

Why Is Willamette Valley Unique? Whether you prefer red or white wine, the Willamette Valley is likely to have an award-winning version of your favorite. This lush valley, which surrounds the Willamette River and stretches roughly from Portland in the north to Eugene in the south, is known for its fertile soil suitable for growing …

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