Halliday's 1001 Wines Under $20

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Good wine in Australia doesn't have to cost a fortune, and it's about to become even easier to choose the right bottle at the right price. For the first time ever, the country's leading wine authority has compiled his pick of the best Australian wines under $20. With tasting notes, rankings, drink-to dates and food matches for 1001 top-notch wines, James Halliday's 1001 Wines under $20 is the most comprehensive guide to value wines in Australia. The wines in 1001 Wines under $20 are grouped by variety, with ...

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Overview

Good wine in Australia doesn't have to cost a fortune, and it's about to become even easier to choose the right bottle at the right price. For the first time ever, the country's leading wine authority has compiled his pick of the best Australian wines under $20. With tasting notes, rankings, drink-to dates and food matches for 1001 top-notch wines, James Halliday's 1001 Wines under $20 is the most comprehensive guide to value wines in Australia. The wines in 1001 Wines under $20 are grouped by variety, with chapters on the best shirazs, chardonnays, pinot noirs and other popular Australian varieties. Each chapter has an introduction explaining the key drinking qualities of the variety and the grape-growing regions that are associated with it. The book also features a comprehensive index to help you find wines in a hurry. Written with his trademark candor and wit, James Halliday's 1001 Wines under $20 is the one book you will need to help choose a fantastic bottle of Australian wine without blowing your budget.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781742702384
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 2/7/2012
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

James Halliday, a respected wine critic and vigneron, has a career that spans over forty years, but he is most widely known for his informative writing about wine. He has been wine writer for The Weekend Australian since 1984 and regularly writes for food and wine magazines such as Decanter, Gourmet, and Epicurean, and has won numerous awards for his journalism including Australia's most prestigious wine trophy, the 2005 Saltram Australia Wine Communicator Award. James is an unmatched authority on every aspect of the wine industry, and is constantly in demand as a wine judge in Australia and overseas. In 2010 James was made a Member of the Order of Australia.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

James Busby's Vinous Ark 2

Riesling 5

Semillon 23

Sauvignon Blanc 33

Semillon Sauvignon Blanc Blends 53

Chardonnay 77

Pinot Gris & Pinot Grigio 99

Other Whites & Blends 107

Rose 123

Pinot Noir 139

Shiraz 149

Shiraz Blends 193

Grenache & Rhone-style Blends 205

Merlot & Blends 217

Cabernet Sauvignon 229

Cabernet Blends 251

Tempranillo 269

Other Reds & Blends 275

Sparkling Wines 287

Sweet Wines 293

Fortified Wines 301

Index 305

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