"An exceptionally informative book." -- Adventures in Dining
"An...important reference work." -- Food & Wine magazine
"Fascinating.Taken in sips, like a fine, dense Bordeaux, it's a book worthy of long contemplation." -- Wine & Spirits magazine
"The first English-language book on the topic, TERROIR offers a detailed look at the physical endowments of France's wine-producing regions." -- New York Times
About the Author
James E. Wilson is a former Vice President for Exploration and Production at Shell Oil. In his second career he has devoted himself to the study of the natural history and underlying geology of French wines. He lives in Colorado. Hugh Johnson writes the annual best-seller, Pocket Wine Book and is also author of World Atlas of Wine, now in its fourth edition.