- Author: PIERRICK BOURGAULT
- Publisher: JonGlez
- French language
- Publication date: 09/2015
- Number of pages: 225
- Dimensions: 18x29 cm
- Weight: 1256g
- Format: hard cover
- ISBN: 9782361950958
In our globalized age, the standardization of techniques and tastes seems inevitable. However, some winegrowers cultivate vines in improbable climates and terroirs, save forgotten or banned grape varieties, rediscover or create wines. Some even perpetuate the methods of Antiquity. Some examples from around the world: 15 meter high vines in Italy and Portugal, ice wines from Quebec, heroic vines listed as UNESCO cultural heritage, wine from the Gobi desert, these vintages of Indonesia from a continuous harvest, a Wine of Peace combining more than 600 grape varieties from all over the world, a harvest on December 31, vines that listen to classical music, amphora wine from Georgia, a sparkling wine to disgorge yourself -even...
In twenty years of reporting, Pierrick Bourgault has unearthed around fifty of these curiosities which he explains with pedagogy and passion. Eight forms of the unusual are detailed: climates, terroirs, grape varieties, work in the vineyard, winemaking, color, breeding, container. Journalist, photographer, agricultural engineer, Pierrick Bourgault has produced numerous reports on rural societies, foods and wines around the world.
Grand prize for agricultural journalism from Afja, he is the author of around thirty works, guides, essays, art books and literary texts. 8 detailed themes: Climates Terroirs Grape varieties Work in the vineyard Vinification Color Aging Container List of countries cited in the book: France, Italy, Portugal, Reunion Island, Georgia, Austria, Switzerland, Russia, Thailand, Greece, Croatia, Slovenia, China, Hungary, Indonesia, Canada, Taiwan, Spain, Argentina...
Journalist, photographer, agricultural engineer, Pierrick Bourgault has produced numerous reports on rural societies, foods and wines around the world. First prize in the Grand Prix for Agricultural Journalism (Afja), he is the author of around thirty works, guides, essays, art books and literary texts, particularly on cafés and bistros.
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