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Does Technology Trump Terroir in the Vineyard?
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Does Technology Trump Terroir in the Vineyard?

Are technological developments robbing wine of its authenticity? Let's look at the arguments for and against. © Kendall-Jackson | Use of technology in the vineyard has exploded in the past 20 years. Over the past two decades, the use of technology in both the vineyard and the cellar has exploded – though what does this mean for the transparency of wines as a whole? While some find that technological advancements have only helped to improve quality – and site reflection – through to the glass, others feel fiercely the opposite. Two leading industry figures shared their personal convictions with Wine-Searcher. Wine importer Neal Rosenthal left his corporate law job 40 years ago and, over the past four decades, has dedicated his lif...