Oz Clarke's Australian Wine Companion: An Essential Guide for All Lovers of Australian Wine

by Oz Clarke

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | April 11, 2005 | Trade Paperback |

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Australian wine has become a major player in recent years, taking the American market by storm with its upfront fruit, clear flavors, and eminent drinkability. In this handy companion, internationally renowned wine writer Oz Clarke offers readers and travelers an extensive and entertaining look at one of the world''s most exciting wine-producing countries. Here the wine lover will find the best Australian wines at every level, from everyday easy-drinking wines to truly great classic wines. With his signature wit and style, Oz shares personal anecdotes from his frequent trips to Australia, discusses key Australian grapes and key wine regions, profiles more than 160 of the country''s top producers, and presents labels and tasting notes on more than a hundred wines. Major wine-growing areas are featured in full-color photographs, and top vineyard areas are illustrated with panoramic maps.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 176 Pages, 7.09 × 9.84 × 0.39 in

Published: April 11, 2005

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 015603025X

ISBN - 13: 9780156030250

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Oz Clarke's Australian Wine Companion: An Essential Guide for All Lovers of Australian Wine

Oz Clarke's Australian Wine Companion: An Essential Guide for All Lovers of Australian Wine

by Oz Clarke

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 176 Pages, 7.09 × 9.84 × 0.39 in

Published: April 11, 2005

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 015603025X

ISBN - 13: 9780156030250

About the Book

Australian wine has become a major player in recent years, taking the American market by storm with its upfront fruit, clear flavors, and eminent drinkability. In this handy companion, internationally renowned wine writer Oz Clarke offers readers and travelers an extensive and entertaining look at one of the world's most exciting wine-producing countries. Here the wine lover will find the best Australian wines at every level, from everyday easy-drinking wines to truly great classic wines. With his signature wit and style, Oz shares personal anecdotes from his frequent trips to Australia, discusses key Australian grapes and key wine regions, profiles more than 160 of the country's top producers, and presents labels and tasting notes on more than a hundred wines. Major wine-growing areas are featured in full-color photographs, and top vineyard areas are illustrated with panoramic maps.

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Australian wine has become a major player in recent years, taking the American market by storm with its upfront fruit, clear flavors, and eminent drinkability. In this handy companion, internationally renowned wine writer Oz Clarke offers readers and travelers an extensive and entertaining look at one of the world''s most exciting wine-producing countries. Here the wine lover will find the best Australian wines at every level, from everyday easy-drinking wines to truly great classic wines. With his signature wit and style, Oz shares personal anecdotes from his frequent trips to Australia, discusses key Australian grapes and key wine regions, profiles more than 160 of the country''s top producers, and presents labels and tasting notes on more than a hundred wines. Major wine-growing areas are featured in full-color photographs, and top vineyard areas are illustrated with panoramic maps.

About the Author

Oz Clarke, one of the world''s leading wine experts, is a featured advisor to winetoday.com, the New York Times wine Web site, and he has won all the major wine writing awards. He lives in West London. Margaret Rand is an award-winning wine writer and a former editor of Wine magazine, Wine & Spirit International and Whisky magazine. She contributes to a wide range of wine publications and Internet sites and has been general editor, then wine editor of Oz Clarke''s Wine Buying Guide for the last 11 editions. Margaret has also worked as an editor on several other Oz Clarke titles.

Editorial Reviews

PRAISE FOR OZ CLARKE
"Oz Clarke is the wine world''s answer to Bill Bryson." - JAMES HALLIDAY

"Sharp without being sarcastic, witty without being flippant, Clarke communicates well with novice and knowledgeable wine enthusiasts alike."-WINE ENTHUSIAST
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