|About the Book|
The Wines of Australia offers an information-packed, region-by-region tour of the country’s major wine producing areas, including Western and Southern Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, and Tasmania. Along with clear color maps, there are full details on each winery, the most widely planted grape varieties, the qualities and tastes of the wines, as well as comprehensive information on soil types, climate, growing practices, and winemaking philosophies. Whether you’re a connoisseur or a casual consumer eager to learn more, The Wines of Australia is an ideal companion. David Pearce, who for ten years was a sommelier in a Michelin-starred restaurant, now owns a wine importing business that has won acclaim in the Financial Times from eminent wine writer Jancis Robinson.