What’s a Washington red wine? What food pairing to eat? How to drink it?
If you visit states in the US, you’ll notice something similar to when visiting countries in Europe. Each state tends to offer for sale a large quantity of wines produced locally. The idea of ‘terroir’, a nebulous French word for the characteristics and influence of the local climate, soil, culture to what grows on it, is that before modernity people just enjoyed local products. There’s a relationship to eating locally grown tomatoes, honey from the farm nearby. We and the food breathed the same air, drunk the same water. Some say that local foods are better for our immune system than food produce coming from thousands of miles away….