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Reviews and pairing suggestions
2013 Attilio Ghisolfi Bussia Barolo

A fledgling Barolo

2015 Presqu’ile Chardonnay Santa Barbara County

Succulent Santa Barbara Chardonnay

2015 Presqu’ile Pinot Noir Santa Barbara County

Fine-textured Pinot Noir

2017 Kingston Pinot Noir Tobiano Casablanca Valley

Bracing, herbaceous Pinot Noir

2016 Matetic Vineyards Pinot Noir Corralillo San Antonio Valley

Cleansing Pinot refreshment

2016 Tongue Dancer Chardonnay Bacigalupi Vineyard Russian River Valley

Rich yet light-hearted Chardonnay

2016 Dutton Goldfield Chardonnay Dutton Ranch Russian River Valley

Ripe and tropical; good for spicy food

2013 Heitz Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Solid value Napa Cabernet


Essays and reviews

Introducing Terroir Letters

Commentary by guest authors on terroir and why food matters Read all Terroir Letters
Meg Houston Maker’s Press, Awards, and Accolades