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Wine Atlas of Australia and New Zealand
     

Wine Atlas of Australia and New Zealand

by James Halliday
 

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Wine Atlas of Australia & New Zealand-Revised edition James Halliday Following the phenomenally successful first edition, this thoroughly updated and extended Wine Atlas is "the guide to wine, wineries and the wine industry in Australia and New Zealand. Beautiful photographs and state maps showing Australia's new system of Zones and Regions are included.

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Wine Atlas of Australia & New Zealand-Revised edition James Halliday Following the phenomenally successful first edition, this thoroughly updated and extended Wine Atlas is "the guide to wine, wineries and the wine industry in Australia and New Zealand. Beautiful photographs and state maps showing Australia's new system of Zones and Regions are included. Trustworthy "local information in a high-qualify presentation for wine buffs and enthusiasts of all description.

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A wine's quality depends largely upon the geographic characteristics of its birthplace. Most major wine-growing regions have atlases that serve to distinguish the origins of their wines. This first-ever wine atlas of Australia and New Zealand defines some 40 distinct wine-growing regions and describes each region's climate, soil, and grape varieties. Wine critic Halliday evaluates more than 600 wineries by quality and price , with top vintage years noted. He also profiles many wine makers so that the reader can get an idea of the personalities behind the products. Given the burgeoning interest in wines from Down Under, this important and attractive book fills a gap in the field.-- Peter C. Leonard, Mt. Lebanon P.L., Pa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780932664747
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1990
Pages:
368

Meet the Author

James Halliday is a highly accomplished winemaker, wine writer and critic, whose career stretches back over 30 years. He judges at wine shows internationally and is familiar with all aspects of the wine industry in Australia. James bases himself at the prestigious Coldstream Hills winery in Victoria's Yarra Valley, Australia, which he established.

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