The Problem with Minerality

A discussion of soil and geology with Earth Sciences professor Alex Maltman, Alsace producers Olivier Humbrecht and Phillipe Blanc and Master Sommelier and former geologist Wayne Belding.

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Or you can listen to an MP3 Version here.

Here are a few previous feature articles that provide some background on the topic:

Part 1: Soil Principles
Part 2: Vineyard Geology

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  • Wayne Belding is great for cutting through all fluff and hyperbole.  He was one of the two administrators of my 2nd level test in Tucson a couple of years ago.  In talking to him after the certificate presentation and toast, he said something I have never forgotten: "Lou, in the end its just fermented grape juice".  I think its important not to forget that. It's suppose to be fun, too.  Thanks Wayne, for teaching me that.

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  • Wayne Belding is great for cutting through all fluff and hyperbole.  He was one of the two administrators of my 2nd level test in Tucson a couple of years ago.  In talking to him after the certificate presentation and toast, he said something I have never forgotten: "Lou, in the end its just fermented grape juice".  I think its important not to forget that. It's suppose to be fun, too.  Thanks Wayne, for teaching me that.

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