A Soiled Myth


PORTLAND, Ore. – The long-held belief that soil, or “terroir” can impart flavours into your favourite vintages of wine was debunked at a recent meeting of the Geological Society of America. While oenophile the world over may disagree, the scientists say whatever taste you think you find in a wine, certainly doesn’t come from the soil. For more information, click here for an in-depth look at the debate in this AP story on the Oregon Mail Tribune.


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