The Australian Wine Annual 2017
The 20th edition of Jeremy Oliver's best-selling guide to Australian wine takes all the hard work out of selecting what to drink or cellar. It's a fully independent expert catalogue of the very best Australian wines at each price point, featuring more than 300 wineries and nearly 19,000 wines, each of which he has tasted himself! Amongst the hot tips are the Wine of the Year, the 9 other finalists and Jeremys Top 100, plus his popular list of the best Australian wines for under $20. Alphabetically arranged and conveniently sized to fit a handbag, glove box or coat pocket, it features professional tasting notes of more than 1300 new releases plus commentary on current wine trends and styles and the issues facing Australian wine producers in a challenging global environment.Non-technical and easy to follow, it presents a score out of 100 and a tasting note for the current release of each wine listed, plus colour coded charts of drinking windows indicating quality and cellaring potential of back vintages.The book also features full colour labels of every wine, making it simple to find the wines people want to taste and enjoy.Encyclopaedic, accessible and extremely easy to use, The Australian Wine Annual 2017 is the definitive and must-have guide to Australian wine for wine lovers the world over.
Jeremy Oliver is one of Australia's foremost wine writers and presenters and his country's most influential wine presence throughout Asia. He is a widely read and fully independent wine commentator whose words are published in several countries and languages. Author of 25 books, Oliver was named the inaugural Wine Writer of the Year by the widely circulated Australian Wine Selector magazine, and his best-selling guidebook, The Australian Wine Annual, is now translated into Mandarin Chinese. Fully independent, Oliver is not afraid to call it as he sees it, and is known for the frankness and integrity of his opinions, his deep knowledge of the Australian and international wine industry, and his comprehensive understanding of Chinese business practices and culture. When Jeremy Oliver published his first book Thirst For Knowledge in 1984 at the age of 22, he became the worlds youngest professional wine writer. Today he is Australia and Asias leading wine communicator and one of its most prolific and respected authors, educators and presenters. Jeremy is currently on the Advisory Board for Tourism Australia, The Victorian Governments Tourism Advisory Board and is a member of the Board for the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.