In memoriam: Professor Gérard Seguin

  title={In memoriam: Professor G{\'e}rard Seguin},
  author={Cornelis van Leeuwen},
On April 13, 2019, Professor Gerard Seguin passed away at the age of 82. Professor Seguin was a creative and enlightened researcher and a much respected professor in soil and terroir sciences at Bordeaux University. Encouraged by his mentor, the late Emile Peynaud, he developed a whole new field of research on the influence of soil and climate on vine development, grape composition and wine quality, referred to as “terroir”. As early as 1969 he published a paper in which restricted but regular… CONTINUE READING