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  • 1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die
    1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die
    ISBN: 9781760524043
    Publication date: 01/11/2018

    The definitive guide to the best wines from all over the world, fully revised and updated for 2018.

    Among the thousands of great wines on the market, which should you try at least once in your lifetime? With more than 250,000 copies sold in fifteen different languages, 1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die is the reference guide you can rely on to ensure that you make the right decision every time. This evocative and informative guide identifies the wines and vintages most likely to please the palate, explains what makes them so special and suggests when best to drink them. Some of the 1001 wines selected are old and rare, most are readily available and many represent spectacular value; a few are controversial, a few are curiosities, but all are worthy of their place. Together they reflect the variety that is part of the enduring fascination of fine wine. In this newly revised and updated edition, Neil Beckett and his team of wine connoisseurs and writers recommend a huge variety of wines in 1001 fact-filled and entertaining reviews packed with history, anecdote, facts and opinion. They share their experience and expertise through illuminating and seductive tasting notes, and give guidelines on cost. Photographs of the wine labels and bottles as well as stunning photographs of the vineyards, wineries and winemakers supplement the text. Essential for every wine lover, 1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die is a fascinating and sumptuous guide that enhances the intellectual as well as the sensual pleasure to be taken in the world's most exciting and expressive wines.

    Pages: 960
    Dimension: 208mm X 138mm
    Author: BECKETT, NEIL
    Price: $39.99
  • 101 Wines to Try Before You Die
    101 Wines to Try Before You Die
    ISBN: 9781788400527
    Publication date: 01/05/2018

    The world is full of wines. So why waste your time drinking something mediocre? Award-winning author Margaret Rand has selected the 101 wines you should taste in your lifetime. Some will definitely challenge your bank balance - but are so worth it; some are classics that any serious wine lover should experience; others are secret inexpensive gems that you will be delighted to discover. Together they form a fabulous selection of must-drink wines. From the prestigious vineyards of France and California to lesser-known wine makers in Hungary and Greece, discover the best wines from across the globe. Complete with tasting notes, advice on the best vintages and dishes to pair with the wines, this is the perfect gift for both wine aficionados and wine novices alike.

    Author: RAND, MARGARET
    Price: $19.99
  • 24 Hour Wine Expert
    24 Hour Wine Expert
    ISBN: 9780141981819
    Publication date: 01/03/2016

    The aim of this book is to share my knowledge with you and make you a self-confident wine expert in 24 hours'How much money do I need to spend to get a good bottle of wine? Which wine goes with pizza, sushi or Thai food?What can I learn from a label?Many of us want to know more about wine, but don't quite know where to start. Here Jancis Robinson, the world's most trusted wine expert, makes it easy with her short, foolproof and essential guide. From a whistlestop tour of regions and grapes to what terms like 'full-bodied' and 'nose' really mean, this myth-busting little book will ensure you'll never panic when faced with a wine list or dinner party again. 'The most respected wine critic and journalist in the world.' Decanter

    Pages: 112
    Dimension: 180mm X 112mm
    Price: $12.99
  • 30 Second Wine The 50 Essential Topics
    30 Second Wine The 50 Essential Topics
    ISBN: 9781782405887
    Publication date: 01/04/2018

    The world of wine can be intimidating for the novice, but 30-Second Wine demystifies the subject, decanting the knowledge you need in palatable sips.

    Surrounded by mystique, the world of wine can be intimidating for the novice. What’s the difference between bouquet and nose? Is Rioja a wine or a region? What’s an appellation? And are you prepared to ask any of those questions at a dinner party, and risk being thought ignorant by other wine-loving guests?

    Wine demystifies the subject, decanting the knowledge you need in palatable sips. Compiled by wine experts, it’s organised in a sequence of well-thought-out chapters, taking you from terroir to the technicalities of winemaking, introducing you to the important grapes and iconic regions, offering an overview of the business of wine and how it works, and concluding with a section on the enjoyment of wine.

    Price: $19.99
    ISBN: 9781741108651
    Publication date: 01/10/2009

    with 500 wines and food matching tips and hints run alongside the tasting notes for each wine.
    slightly scuffed last copy. was 19.99 now 10.00

    Price: $10.00
    ISBN: 9781921190377
    Publication date: 01/01/2007

    Was $19.95.

    Author: FAIRFAX
    Price: $10.00
  • Adventures on the Wine Route
    Adventures on the Wine Route
    ISBN: 9780374522667
    Publication date: 01/04/2017

    Author: LYNCH, KERMIT
    Price: $29.99
    ISBN: 9780688075569

    Was $47.10 - scuffed copy only left.

    Author: CLARK, CORBET
    Price: $5.00
  • Australian Wine Encyclopedia
    Australian Wine Encyclopedia
    ISBN: 9781742702087
    Publication date: 01/09/2011

    Don't know your amontillado from your amoroso? Can't say who declared cabernet sauvignon the only variety to be tolerated in heaven? Can't list the movers and shakers in the Australian wine landscape today? Never fear, James Halliday, Australia's foremost wine writer, has compiled all the answers. The Australian Wine Encyclopedia is the definitive guide to all things wine in Australia, from someone who has immersed himself in the topic his whole life. From Abbey Creek Vineyard all the way to zinfandel, James gives detailed explanations of regions, personalities, grape varieties, winemaking processes and terms used in discussing wines. Written with his trademark vigour and contagious curiosity about what makes wine tick, The Australian Wine Enclycopedia is a must-have for all lovers of wine, from newcomers to experts.

    Pages: 400
    Dimension: 234mm X 180mm
    Price: $45.00
    ISBN: 9780980607161
    Publication date: 01/09/2012

    Few can say the intricacies of choosing wine creates no dilemma. You can drink a different bottle of Australian wine every day for over nine years and still only have tasted one wine from our current 3,500 vintages. Add in the changes that occur in vintages over time and keeping up becomes intricate. Help and confidence is here, the 30th edition of Australian Wine Vintages is out August 2012. It offers the benefit of experience and an easy way to enjoy your wine experience with no bad buys, by including more wines and details. The dilemma stems from needing to know about Australias wineries. The Gold Book makes the choice for readers by following the most consistent 340 wineries in Australia. Based on Robs experience as a Master of Wine, his extensive tastings and over 30 years experience in the industry, it is truly an insiders view.

    Pages: 528
    Dimension: 196mm X 95mm
    Price: $5.00
  • Australian Wine Vintages 2017
    Australian Wine Vintages 2017
    ISBN: 9780992493646
    Publication date: 01/11/2016

    Now in its 34th Edition, the Gold Book, also known as, Australian Wine Vintages is an essential guide to wine. It provides detailed tasting notes of over 3500 wines from Australian and New Zealand in print, and over 13,500 in the app. It provides advice on vintage quality and times to drink a wine. It features a comprehensive selection of Top 100 and Gold Star Wines of the Year, and is the perfect guide for exploring wine country or your local bottle shop. 34 years since its inception this book continues to take its place on the shelves of loyal wine lovers and includes winery information as well as past vintage wine details for those who are cellaring and/or have the chance to trade back vintages. A comprehensive and enjoyable guide no matter what your level of wine knowledge!

    Pages: 500
    Dimension: 196mm X 93mm
    Price: $34.99
  • Australian Wine Vintages 2019
    Australian Wine Vintages 2019
    ISBN: 9780992493684
    Publication date: 01/11/2018

    Australian Wine Vintages is the longest running wine guide in Australia. First published in 1979, it has been much imitated but never beaten. This pioneering work has made fine Australian Wine accessible to generations of drinkers through the simple and clear layout. It states what is good, when to drink it and what the wine is worth.

    The author Rob Geddes MW (Master of Wine) has been responsible for this publication since the 25th edition. He and his tasting team bring new energy and accuracy to this Australian classic.

    Says Rob, 'I am proud that our scores correlate very strongly to the scores given by judges in wine shows.' However, it is not just about the points. 'Our tasting panel of extremely experienced judges, plus our experience with consumer wine events means we are able to understand consumers and suggest wines that will be interesting to them as well.'

    Pages: 500
    Dimension: 196mm X 93mm
    Price: $34.99
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