Geology and Wine
Geologic Wine Labels
Wines with geology-related names and labels.
A Day of Total Terroir: Geology in the Wine Country
Geologists take a day trip around the Napa Valley in search of the elusive quality called terroir.
"Minerality" in Wine
Is there such a thing as "minerality" in wine, and does it correspond with actual minerals? I attended a scientific session on the subject in 2009.
The Winemaker's Dance: Exploring Terroir in the Napa Valley
Two wine-loving geologists have opened a new line of inquiry into the heart of winegrowing, bringing new depth to terroir: the concept that connects a wine's character with the place giving rise to it.
A Wine Journey along the Russian River by Steve Heimoff
A ramble through an emerging California wine region and the geology that underlies it.
Oregon Geology--Parent of the Soil, Foundation for the Vine
Ray Wells of the U.S. Geological Survey reviews Oregon rocks and how they influence the vines upon them.