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  • n. Plural form of terroirist.


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  • While it\'s not the most complex rosé, nor will it satisfy the terroirists of the wine world, it can be a perfect addition to any summer meal.


  • But Waters, undaunted, continues to spearhead -- along with Doiron and a small army of trowel-wielding terroirists -- a visionary agrarian platform I call YIMBY-ism; the Yes, In My Back Yard! movement.

    Kerry Trueman: A Seedy Campaign In The Name Of Good Taste

  • Leading terroirists make a persuasive and often eloquent case about the necessity of finding, as one observer puts it, “the true voice of the land” in order for a wine to be legitimized.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • Yet like so many things about wine, especially tasting it, there is no scientific basis for anything the terroirists propose.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • Which of these Corton-Charlemagnes has that notion of “somewhereness” that is raised by the terroirists to validate the quality of a vineyard?

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • Advocates of terroir the terroirists argue that a particular piece of ground contributes a character that is distinctive and apart from that same product grown on different soils and slopes.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • It has that transparent character that terroirists talk more about than actually recognize.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • Are terroirists kindergarten intellectuals who should be doing more tasting and less talking?

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • Fining and Filtration—Even the most concentrated and profound wines that terroirists consider quintessential examples of the soil can be eviscerated and stripped of their personality and richness by excessive fining and filtering.

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  • It's ripe and bountiful and presumably purists and terroirists would frown at its shape and bright confection like acidity.

    Wino sapien


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