WineGIS: terroir of Italian wines and geographical information systems

The characteristics of a wine depend on the cellar, the grapevines used in the production of the grapes and the terroir: that magical combination of geology, landscape, climate culture that characterize the environment in which the wine is born.

Geography in general, and GIS - geographic information system in particular, can both help not just the expert but also the passionate amateur to understand these factors and their interrelation.

WineGIS WineGIS can contribute greatly to a richer understanding of the culture of Italian wines and aid to the appreciation of this important "fruit of our earth" because "life is just too short to drink bad wine" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe).