The Art & Science of Wine


Systematically covers all vineyard practices, is well and pertinently illustrated, and not the least bit stuffy or pretentious. A very useful book. (The Guardian) Good wine is a complex blend of nature, art and science. In this fully revised edition of 'The Art & Science of Wine', the world's favourite wine writer, Hugh Johnson, joins forces with Australia's leading wine authority, James Halliday, to unravel the magic and the mystery behind every great glass of wine. From cool climate viticulture to the great cork debate, this unique book is both topical and comprehensive. As you follow the choices winemakers make in their quest for perfection, from young vine to bottled wine, you will find out how wine is read more

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ISBN:

9781740664592

Format:

Hardback

Dimensions:

28cm x 20cm

RRP:

$45.00

Category:

Food

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 November 2006

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

James Halliday

James Halliday is Australia's most respected wine critic, wine writer and vigneron. He regularly judges at wine shows both in Australia and overseas, and is a leading authority on all aspects of the wine industry. James has written or contributed to no fewer than 70 books on wine and has been widely published around the world. As a founder of Brokenwood in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, and then Coldstream Hills in the Yarra Valley,