Description of 130 wine grape varieties used in Australia, the wines made from them cross referenced to Australian wineries and regions. As Australian wine consumers tastes change they are demanding new wine experiences. invative Australian grape growers and wine makers are turning to new varieties and reviving older ones to significantly increase the range of wine varieties available. At the same time consumers are seeking more information about the new varieties. This book provides a guide to the varieties w being used. It is aimed at the adventurous wine lover but will provide a useful reference for students and all those in the Australian wine Trade. 130+ wine varieties are described and over 1600 winers are listed, along with the 60 plus Australian wine regions. Some of the material in this Book was previously published as Emerging Varietal Wines of Australia (2006) but the data has undergone considerable expansion and updating
Darby Higgs is a wine writer from Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of the popular website Vinodiversity.com which details the new and emerging wine varieties and styles in Australia. For the past six years Darby has closely followed the emergence of new wine varieties as some have emerged from being curiosities to becoming regular inclusions on wine lists and bottle shop shelves.