By Dr Patrick Iland, OAM, Peter Gago AC, Andrew Caillard MW, Peter Dry "Australian Wine: styles and tastes, people and places" is the key to understanding and enjoying Australian wine. Absorbing text and interesting photography take the reader on a journey from the vineyard to the wine in the glass. It is a comprehensive and practical guide to the way grapes are grown and how wine is made and how the different practices influence the taste of the wine. A feature of the book is the extensive coverage of the sensory profiles of Australia's wine styles, highlighting the incredible and fascinating diversity that make up the modern Australian premium wine scene. The concise, easy to follow, educational approach makes it an ideal book for anyone who is interested in wine. The book contains 290 pages of informative text, maps, wine style guides, tasting clues and over 300 photographs to illustrate the richness, diversity and quality of Australian wine. It has been written for students, the wine trade and the general wine consumer who wants to know a little more about Australian wine. It can be used in wine courses, hospitality courses, and for training retail, marketing and cellar door sales personnel or just to enjoy the read.