Pedro holds a PhD in Terroir Viticoles from the Grignon Paris Centre of Agriculture, with 18 years experience in French, Italian, Spanish and American terroir, including Burgundy, Barolo, Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Montalcino, Bolgheri, Napa, Sonoma, and Oregon.
As a highly respected consultant working in several countries and terroir, Parra brings an open mind and vision to winemakers and viticulturists alike. Today he is considered one of the leading terroir experts in the world, working with clients like Louis-Michel Liger-Belair, Jean Marc Roulot, Biondi-Santi, Argiano in Montalcino and Comando G in Spain (among others).
This book is a 'fascinating trip to the great world of terroir...'.
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