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...'.
Bodega Chacra's basic Pinot Noir is a blend of fruit from all of the vineyards on the estate. Primarily from a 20 year-old, 4.5 hectare vineyard, this wine also benefits...
Puro Rofe is a collaboration among local, like-minded grape growers Rafael (Chicho) Mota, Ascension Robayna, and Pedro Umpiérrez. They tend vineyards surrounding Los Volcanes in La Geria, Tinajo, Masdache, and...
Thibault Liger-Belair's Moulin-à-Vent Vieilles Vignes comes from 60- to 80-year-old vines. It has a very subtle and complex bouquet of blackberry, boysenberry and mineral scents that unfold in the glass....