Terroir is a French word for the elements of nature that contribute to the outcome of a wine. Nature has stories to tell. It speaks in the language of the senses. If you listen, wine is talking...


Some people grow grapes, some people make wine, and others are able to see inside a wine and recognize its provenance with just one taste. I find words and images to give form to my impressions of life, the cycle of the vine and nature’s voice in wine. I hope they inspire your own discovery of life and wine.

Reflections on Nature

Reflections on Spirit

Reflections on Wine


My curiosity about the life of wine and the relationships between people and their vines has taken me around the world, exploring whether culture is an influence or nature imposes the same interconnection on everyone. These are the stories of the people I have met along the way.