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Terroir study boosts Loire quality push

zin1953 | Jun 5, 2015 07:46 AM

"Loire grape growers are being urged to take advantage of a free, in-depth vineyard mapping resource, designed to help producers maximise the quality potential of their sites.

"Funded by InterLoire, the Unité Terroir de Base (Basic Terroir Unit) programme saw researchers take two soil samples per hectare across the region to create a map capable of showing factors such as the bedrock, soil depth and drainage for individual plots."

Terroir study boosts Loire quality push

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