Keenly anticipated each year by winemakers, collectors and wine lovers, the Australian Wine Companion is recognised nationally as the industry benchmark. The 2010 edition has been completely revised to bring you up-to-the minute information.
In his inimitable style, Halliday shares his extensive knowledge of wine through detailed tasting notes, each with vintage-specific ratings and advice on optimal drinking as well as each wine's closure, alcohol content and price. He provides information about the wineries and winemakers and other important details such as vineyard sizes, opening times, contact details and website addresses.
The Australian Wine Companion is an indispensable reference from the country's leading wine authority and a must-have guide for anyone planning to visit a winegrowing region, or wanting to replenish their cellar or wine rack.
Tasting notes for 5884 wines
148 new wineries
Profiles of 1467 wineries
Expert ranking of wineries throughout Australia
Vintage rating charts
Regional index showing availability of food, accommodation, music events and cellar-door sales
Full-colour map of the wine regions of
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About the Author
James Halliday is a wine critic who regularly contributes to Gourmet and Epicurean magazines. He is the founder of Coldstream Hills and Brokenwood wineries and is the author of several books, including James Halliday's Wine Atlas of Australia.