Growing & Winemaking

 

Vineyard Strikes a Balance

December 2010
 
by Thomas Ulrich
 
Doug Fletcher harvested grapes for legendary winemaker Martin Ray four decades ago. “He taught me to challenge long-held beliefs, yet trust what I’d learned about the scientific method,” says Fletcher, VP of winemaking for the Terlato Wine Group. Like Ray, Fletcher dared to contest an Old World myth—that extraordinary wines share a common soil type—with imaginative and painstaking fieldwork.
 

 
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