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"Terroir"

What does " terroir " mean ? A terroir definition:
 

A " terroir " is a group of vineyards (or even vines) from the same region, belonging to a specific appellation, and sharing the same type of soil, weather conditions, grapes and wine making savoir-faire, which contribute to give its specific personality to the wine.

Terroir   =   Region   +   Appellation   +   Grapes   +   Wine making

 

 
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