And finally, and perhaps most especially, winemaking was a perfect way to travel and see the world.
Phylloxera struck in the late 19th century, and in the 20th century, Soviet winemaking mandates encouraged quantity above quality.
Low acidity levels are often corrected with additives during the winemaking process.
Do you notice any changes in the winemaking style and philosophy in the Napa Valley?
The real source of distinction most likely occurred in the winemaking process.
Nowhere else in the world has this philosophy of winemaking been taken to such a level of detail.