Here is the most authoritative and comprehensive guide to the wines and wine-growing regions of Australia. Each wine region is introduced with a concise history and distinguishing features, followed by a description of the wine styles and individual wines. Also included are contact details for all the wineries in each region so that readers can discover who makes the wines, and an outline of each winery's style and signature labels. There are also more than 90 full-colour, detailed maps to help readers pinpoint the source of their favourite wines.
Winner of Le Cordon Bleu World Food Media Awards: Best Wine Book 2007.
James Halliday is one of the most authoritative and respected wine-writers and critics in the world. Based in Australia, he has a passion for his country's wine which shines through in this all-consuming narrative.