The Mitchell Beazley Pocket Guide to the Wines of Australia is an invaluable guide to every significant wine producer in Australia, the wines they produce and the grapes they grow. There is a chapter on every key wine-producing region, with A-Z listings of more than 1,100 wine producers. Each entry details the name of the owner, address, telephone and fax numbers, tasting and visitor facilities, opening hours, grape varieties and wine recommendations. Star ratings are also used to grade each winery and its wines. The author brings us up-to-date with developments that have been instrumental in shaping Australia's wine industry, and there is invaluable vintage information as well as 12 detailed maps to help the reader locate where the key areas and wineries are. - An up-to-the-minute A-Z guide to more than 1,100 wine producers in Australia. - Features all the key wine-producing regions: South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia, Tasmania and Queensland. - Includes star ratings for each winery listed. - Invaluable information about winery opening times, visitor facilities - tasting, sales and restaurants - grape varieties and recommended wines.- 12 regional maps featuring the key areas and wineries. - Written by Australia's most widely respected wine expert.