Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The influence of terroir in wine quality

The soil, microclimate and human influences determine the quality of wine

Doctor José Hidalgo, Agronomist, graduate diploma in viticulture and enology. He currently teaches at the University of La Rioja. He has advised many Spanish wineries and renowned author of research on wine. Worked across the north of Spain practically from Galicia, Rías Baixas, Valdeorras, Ribeiro, Ribera del Duero, Rueda, Rioja, Basque Country, Valladolid, Cigales and something in Catalonia, La Mancha and Mallorca. Speaker at the recent meeting Terra de Vins, Palma de Mallorca, addressed "The influence of terroir in wine quality. " Its findings known in this video.

Jose Hidalgo, has analyzed the influence of the crisis in the wine industry, showing promising to an industry begins to recover in many areas. Similarly addressed the particular issue of Galician white wines that have barely noticed this economy, referring to white wines with strong features, which has worked to improve the quality keeping prices have barely noticed its effects. This is particularly true of Valdeorras, which has managed to combine the quality of a job well done by the growers, winemakers and Regulatory Council, with very competitive prices, to place their wines as one of the most important sector in recent years.

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