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Wine, whisky and beer

Does the geology of a vineyard has a profound influence on the taste of wine? Is it a key element of what the French would call the 'terroir'? Do wines around the world owe their uniqueness to their substrate? Did you know that geology is also an influence on the many diverse flavours of beer? And what about whisky?

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