I have had the growing impression, over time, that in the world of wine and viticulture, time moves slowly; you cannot improvise and change doesn’t come overnight We are small pawns in an enormous system as old as mankind itself (Noah, having reached Mount Ararat, planted vines, not lettuces). Hardly anybody can leave a truly indelible mark; Columella, perhaps, or Brother Bertin who cultivated his Chambertin. Pasteur, maybe, Lur-Saluces, maybe, or even Angelo Gaja. Maybe.

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