When Bill Collins first planted his vineyard 30 years ago, no one spoke of terroir, but over the last three decades he has come to know the soil and climate of his St. Helena property intimately.
St. Helena ~ Napa Valley (AVA)
A 30 Year Education in the Terroir of St. Helena: An Interview with Bill Collins
"The whole viticultural scene has changed enormously. It’s been an education. As far as terroir was concerned, nobody spoke in those terms back then."
November 3, 2006
Alan Goldfarb (AG): Why did you buy vineyard land on Big Tree?