A fascinating and educational read that arranges the book uniquely around soil profiles to communicate information around wines. Feiring guides readers through ‘dirt’ to explore wine styles and provides insights on winemaking approaches and regional traditions along the way. It’s an essential addition to wine book collections and a fantastic read.
The book is written by award-winning journalist and author Alice Feiring with insights (and a significant foreword) by Master Sommelier Pascaline Lepeltier who is renowned for her innovative work in wine education coupled to a fearless approach to communication. Alice Feiring is one of the world’s most significant wine writers, academics and authors. Her work is synonymous with unlocking natural wine as a concept, construct and context for new generations of wine appreciators.