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    DescriptionJames Halliday's Australian Wine Companion is the Number 1 bestselling guide to wineries and wine in Australia. Keenly anticipated by winemakers, faithful collectors and wine lovers alike, the 2012 edition has been completely revised and updated to bring you up-to-the-minute information. Halliday shares his extensive knowledge of wine via detailed tasting notes, each of which includes vintage-specific ratings and advice on optimal drinking, as well as alcohol content, price and a value rating. He provides important details on wineries - including opening times, contact details, vineyard sizes and web addresses - in addition to biographies on each, and information about the winemakers. An indispensable reference for all enthusiasts of Australian wine, the Australian Wine Companion is a must-have for anyone planning to visit a wine-growing region or to replenish their cellar or wine rack. It is the most authoritative and entertaining guide to Australian wine.

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    James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2012
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Halliday
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 768
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 233 mm
    Thickness: 45 mm
    Weight: 840 g
    ISBN 13: 9781742700342
    ISBN 10: 1742700349

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.4
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBF
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    B&T General Subject: 680
    DC22: 641.22
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    BIC subject category V2: WBXD1
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET026
    Ingram Theme: CULT/AUSTRL
    LC classification: TX
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24530
    Abridged Dewey: 640
    BISAC V2.8: REF030000, CKB088000, CKB071000, REF027000
    BIC subject category V2: 1MBF
    Thema V1.0: WBXD1
    Edition statement
    2012 ed.
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations, maps
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 October 2011
    Publication City/Country
    South Yarra
    Author Information
    Respected wine critic and vigneron James Halliday has a career that spans over 40 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 June 2010 James was made a Member of the Order of Australia.