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Terroir (teh-RWAH) - It's a HUGE topic in the wine world, and not without controversy. In this first segment, Elizabeth and Rick define terroir and its effect on wine.

Show Notes:

  • Shout-outs - More awesome feedback from our friends on Facebook, the blog, and on iTunes!
  • Wine News - We skipped this week's news to make room for the big main topic...
  • Main Topic - What is Terroir? - A loaded question
    1. How to pronounce it correctly
    2. What does it mean (translation)?
    3. Its effect on wine (can you actually taste terroir?!)
    4. The big controversy - Is terroir a bunch of hooey?
    5. The origins of terroir (a bit of history)
  • Grape of the Week - Cabernet Sauvignon (and its differences in terroir)
  • Next Week - Terroir Part 2: Its different aspects and why terroir matters

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