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Tasting French terroir

Thomas Parker

Tasting French terroir

the history of an idea

by Thomas Parker

  • 160 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terroir,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-215) and index.

    StatementThomas Parker
    SeriesCalifornia studies in food and culture -- 54, California studies in food and culture -- 54.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB387.8.F8 P36 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 229 pages
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27179697M
    ISBN 100520277503, 0520277511
    ISBN 109780520277502, 9780520277519
    LC Control Number2014039227
    OCLC/WorldCa892804111

    Actually tasting the effects of terroir in a wine can be problematic. This elusiveness makes cynics wave off the idea as nothing but a marketing ploy by French vintners looking for an edge. Although that does happen, I do believe terroir applies not just in France but anywhere in . Tasting French Terroir. por Thomas Parker. California Studies in Food and Culture (Book 54) ¡Gracias por compartir! Has enviado la siguiente calificación y reseña. Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio después de haberla revisado.

      Her books include memoir About the Vineyard Life, and a nonfiction book, Wine: The Essential Guide to Tasting History, Culture, and More. Show notes. Giving up the corporate life for a tumbledown French vineyard; The challenges of starting a vineyard; The surprising ways to die amongst the vines; Terroir and the importance of the land. Book your trip of a lifetime with French Wine Adventures award winning wine tours and wine courses in South West France We offer active, small group and private walking, wine, cultural and gourmet food tour travel in South West France and the greater Bordeaux region and fun, accessible wine courses.

      In this sumptuously illustrated and wonderfully informative book, Jacques Fanet invites us on an entertaining tour of the world's most celebrated winegrowing regions to discover the characteristics of the bond that ties the vine to its place of birth: the terroir. Terroir is a uniquely French term for the subtle interaction of natural factors. Review: Tasting French Terroir: The History of an Idea, by Thomas Parker. Christina Adele Solazzo. Gastronomica: The Journal for Food Studies Vol. 17 No. 3, Fall (pp. ) DOI: /gfc Share This Article: Copy. View Full Page PDF. Tweet Widget; Facebook Like; Google Plus One Author: Christina Adele Solazzo.


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Through close readings and an examination of little-known texts from diverse disciplines, Thomas Parker traces terroir’s evolution. "Tasting French Terroir makes an important contribution to myriad fields, including culinary history, French literature and philosophy, and political science.

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This aspect of the history of terroir—its non-linear progression, and even moments of regression or disappearance—is an important theme of the book, and an even more important contribution to the literature.

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Through close readings and an examination. Send Email. Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Review: Tasting French Terroir: The History of an Idea, by Thomas Parker' and will not need an account to access the content. This time, I review the book Tasting French Terroir, subtitled The History of an Idea, by Michael Amazon it costs around £ Firstly, the title: I am not really sure why the word tasting features here at all, as it has a surprisingly small role in the book, even if food and drink in general get more coverage.

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Through close readings and. Terroir (/ t ɛ ˈ r w ɑːr /, French: ; from terre, "land") is a French term used to describe the environmental factors that affect a crop's phenotype, including unique environment contexts, farming practices and a crop's specific growth tively, these contextual characteristics are said to have a character; terroir also refers to this character.

As explored in Amy Trubek’s The Taste of Place, Thomas Parker’s Tasting French Terroir, and Matthews’ Terroir and Other Myths of Winegrowing.

Thomas Parker is an Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Vassar College. He worked in Champagne, France after high school and remained in the wine trade for many years before going to graduate school.

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