About the Author
Michael Cooper is New Zealand's most acclaimed wine writer with a number of books and hundreds of magazine articles to his credit. In 1997, the fifth edition of his book The Wines and Vineyards of New Zealand was awarded the Montana Leisure and Lifestyle category award. His book Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide to New Zealand Wine continues to be an annual bestseller. His highly acclaimed Wine Atlas of New Zealand, published in 2002, won the Montana Medal for Non-fiction at the 2003 New Zealand Book Awards.