Varietal Wines: A guide to 130 varieties grown in Australia and their place in the international wine landscape


By the leading authority on the wine industry, James Halliday, Varietal Wines is the only book to put Australian varietal wines into a world context. Profiling around 130 wine grapes including classic, second tier and alternative varieties this book provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey of the varieties currently grown and made in Australia. Halliday writes the history of each variety from an international and then Australian point of view and includes the statistics of their growth in Australia, detailed information on how each wine is made, regional styles, best producer listings in both Australian and international contexts.

Fully illustrated throughout with colour
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ISBN:

9781742708607

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

328

Dimensions:

23cm x 18cm

Weight:

1190g

RRP:

$59.99

Category:

Food

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 August 2015

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,