The Argentine Academy of Vine and Wine published the book “Terroir, its Expression in Wine.” This publication brings together the conferences and research papers that were presented at a regional seminar that bore the same name.
The book addresses the concept of terroir from different perspectives through the work of researchers from the Argentine Academy of Vine and Wine, the Faculty of Agrarian Sciences of the National University of Cuyo, the National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA) and the Catena Institute of Wine.
The texts included in this book are:
- Introduction. Agricultural Engineer Cristina Pandolfi from the Argentine Academy of Vine and Wine.
- Considerations about terroir. Agricultural Engineer – M.Sc. in Oenology Carlos Catania from Argentine Academy of Vine and Wine.
- Impact of Climate Change in Mendoza. Climate variation in the last 50 years. Impact in the physiology of the vine. Agricultural Engineer – Doctor In Biological Sciences – M. Sc in Viticulture and Oenology Leonor Deis et al. Faculty of Agrarian Sciences- UNCuyo.
- Ultraviolet-B solar radiation and abscisic acid increase the synthesis of polyphenols in the skins of Vitis vinifera L. cv Malbec. Agronomist – Dr. in Biological Sciences and M. Sc. In Viticulture and Enology Federico Berli et al. Conicet- Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. UNCuyo.
- New geo-statistical tools for soil mapping and zoning. Agricultural Engineer – M. Sc. In Irrigation and Drainage Rosana Celia Vallone and Agronomist Guillermo Olmedo. INTA. Faculty of Agrarian Sciences- UNCuyo.
- The terroir does not exist. Bachelor of Oenology – M.Sc. in Viticulture and Enology Fernando Buscema and collaborators. Catena Institute of Wine.
- The microbiological footprint in terroirs. Degree in Bromatology – Doctor in Biological Sciences Laura Mercado. INTA.
- Malbec and its chemical composition. Influence of agroecological, viticultural and oenological variables. Bachelor of Bromatology – M. and Dr. in Enology and Biotechnology Martín Fanzone. INTA.
Photo Credit: Cristina Pandolfi, Academia Argentina de la Vid y el Vino