Wine reflects both the place where it is produced and the expertise of the winemakers who produce it. This dialogue between nature and humankind is what we call the ‘terroir effect’.
Discover what gives this terroir its identity through five testimonials from winemakers from the Napa region:
Napa, California: a modern laboratory
In California, which produces 90% of American wine, the Napa Valley is a small region of internationally-renowned fine wines and a pioneer in various areas, in particular environmental protection and studying wines using satellites. This zone with its exceptional climate for California, tempered by mists from the sea, has attracted generations of visionary entrepreneurial winegrowers. It is a region of large wineries that buy grapes from small producers, where the concept of appellations (AVAs) is a recent introduction.