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English citations of terroirist
Noun: "a person who believes in terroir, especially one whose production or selection of wine is influenced by this concept"
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- 1995 — Robert M. Parker, Jr., Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide, 4th Edition, Simon & Schuster (1995), ISBN 9780684802824, page 41:
- Whether you agree or disagree with wisdom's most articulate terroirist, Kramer's provocative books offer riveting, aggravating, as well as controversial insights and perspectives that are required reading.
- 1995 — Wines & Spirits, Volume 14, page 87:
- But in saying this, we're not falling into the abyss of mystic mumbo-jumbo which our anti-terroirist antagonists have prepared for us.
- 1998 — The Wine Spectator, Volume 22, page 34:
- This should be a caveat to those inveterate terroirists who are inclined to disparage the ripe, fruity, floral and cereal aromas of very young California Chardonnay, […]
- 2002 — Robert M. Parker, Jr., Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide, 6th Edition, Simon & Schuster (2002), ISBN 9780743229326, page 34:
- If one listens to Robert Kacher, a realist, or Matt Kramer, a terroirist, it is easy to conclude that they inhabit different worlds.
- 2005 — Robert M. Parker, Jr., The World's Greatest Wine Estates: A Modern Perspective, Simon & Schuster (2005), ISBN 9780743237710:
- A devout "terroirist," Lalou learned through constant tastings the essential characteristics of each terroir from each vineyard.
- 2007 — Tom Stevenson, Wine Report 2008, DK Publishing (2007), ISBN 9780756631659, page 244:
- A lead is given by passionate terroirist Anthony Hamilton Russell, whose little Walker Bay empire includes six wines but three distinct labels, each with its own vineyard sources, […]
- 2008 — Tyler Colman, A Year of Wine: Perfect Pairings, Great Buys, and What to Sip for Each Season, Simon Spotlight Entertainment (2008), ISBN 9781416594147, unnumbered page:
- Hailed as one of the top ten white winemakers in the world by Brtain's Decanter magazine, this winemaker with a shaved head is also a 'terroirist' — that is to say, an ardent believer in terroir, a French term that has no ready English translation but roughly means "sense of place."
- 2008 — Tara Q. Thomas, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Wine Basics, Alpha Books (2008), ISBN 9781101022078, unnumbered page:
- Whether a person is a terroirist or a wine lover just looking for a refreshing drink, Riesling comes in styles for everyone.
- 2010 — Max Allen, The Future Makers: Australian Wines for the 21st Century, Hardie Grant Books (2010), ISBN 9781740666619, page 23:
- This process has, I would argue, been one of the most important factors behind the growth of the terroirist movement.
- 2010 — Rowan Jacobsen, American Terroir: Savoring the Flavors of Our Woods, Waters, and Fields, Bloomsbury USA (2010), ISBN 9781596916487, page 235:
- For a terroirist, touring the Cellars at Jasper Hill is like some sort of fantasy.
- 2011 — Alice Feiring, Naked Wine: Letting Grapes Do What Comes Naturally, De Capo Press (2011), ISBN 9780306819537, page 45:
- If you are a terroirist — a believer in terroir — and most vin naturel winemakers are, you have a firm belief that the DNA is within the yeast from the vineyards.
- 2011 — Mike Veseth, Wine Wars: The Curse of the Blue Nun, the Miracle of Two Buck Chuck, and the Revenge of the Terroirists, Rowman & Littlefield (2011), ISBN 9780742568198, page 225:
- John Williams is a terroirist whose organic vineyards are dry farmed in stubborn opposition to the conventional wisdom that favors irrigation and chemical intervention.