Water Ways

Two schools of irrigation clash in Argentina
James Molesworth
Issue: November 30, 2004

Rivulets of water flow ankle-deep through the vineyards, bloating the grapes, pumping up the yields, diluting character and quality. The vine roots become lazy and won't work themselves deep into the soil, so terroir is muted, not expressed.

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