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Viticulture and Oenology


Rusty Gaffney explores the life and expertise of Charles Coury in this article from his "Prince of Pinot" blog, volume 9, issue 7. Coury became known for his emphasis on the importance of selecting appropriate grape varieties for particular sites. Gaffney details Coury's entrance into the wine industry, as well as a comprehensive examination of the Coury Clone and all it came to be. Gaffney concludes there is ongoing research and interest in the Coury Clone in the wine industry.


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William "Rusty" Gaffney (Prince of Pinot) Collection. Jereld R. Nicholson Library, Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon.

Donated by William Gaffney, 2014.



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