The effects of water on tannin levels in grape development - Part four: How does this help us understand dry farmed sites?
In February I had the pleasure of speaking at the Oregon Wine Industry Symposium on a panel talking about grape and wine tannins. Anna Matzinger, Steve Price and I wanted to clarify what tannins are, how their levels in wine affect texture and structure of the wine, where tannins come from, the role of soil moisture on grape tannin levels and how harvest date affects quality of tannins. Part 4 explores how this whole series helps us understand dry farmed sites. Continue »