New Zealand's premier wine author Michael Cooper provides in-depth profiles of New Zealand Wines. If you would like to get to know more it, you can't miss it!~

1. Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide to New Zealand Wines 2010

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Release date:November 12th, 2009
Country of Publication:New Zealand
Imprint:Hodder Moa
ISBN:13-9781869711733
Current sales rank:Top 500
All-time sales rank:Top 1000

 

Description

This best-selling title, now in its 18th year of publication, is firmly established as the most authoritative and sought-after guide to New Zealand wines. Updated yearly with new tasting notes and vintage ratings, including the most current vintage, this is a 'must-have' publication for the new initiate and the established wine-buff alike.This book will help the buyer to make informed choices about the best value and best quality wines available. Divided by grape variety to help selection, this comprehensive guide includes vintage ratings, star ratings for quality, dryness and sweetness guide, retail price and value-for-money ratings. Other features include: Classic Wines; Wines that consistently achieve an outstanding level of quality for at least three vintages; Best Buys of the Year; and a vintage report.

Author Biography

Michael Cooper is New Zealand's most acclaimed wine writer with over 30 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 prestigious Wine Atlas of New Zealand, the first edition published in 2002 to critical acclaim, won the Montana Medal for Non-fiction in the 2003 Montana New Zealand Book Awards. The second edition of the Wine Atlas of New Zealand was published in October 2008.
 
  
2.Wine Atlas of New Zealand
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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Wine Appreciation Guild; First edition. edition (November 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1869589211
  • ISBN-13: 978-1869589219
  • Product Dimensions: 12.1 x 9.3 x 1 inches
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    Product Description

    The first atlas devoted entirely to New Zealand wines and wine-making. Visually stunning and authoritatively documented, this Atlas builds on the award-winning success of the author’s prior tome which ran to five editions. As New Zealand wines rise to top international status in world competitions they are increasingly sought after in Europe and America. The curiosity and interest in learning more about these extraordinary wines intensifies. No other book or even group of books provides as much information and insight into this magnificent wine-growing nation, the terroir, the people and the end product. Each region is detailed with first-hand essays on the producers, vital statistics and tasting notes. An illustrated history of the wine industry, technical overview of the climate, soils and wine styles and thirty specially commissioned maps establishes this as the essential reference on the subject.

    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. --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
     

    3. Classic Wines of New Zealand

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    Release date:November 10th, 2005
    Pages:480
    Dimensions (mm):130x190
    Edition:2nd New edition
    Illustrations:colour photos throughout
    Country of Publication:New Zealand
    Imprint:Hodder Moa
    ISBN:139781869589806

     

    Description

    Classic Wines of New Zealand is a celebration of the country's classic wines. New Zealand's premier wine author Michael Cooper provides in-depth profiles of wines that have consistently achieved excellence and outstanding success, and discusses many emerging stars. He explains how the wines are made and the major reasons why they stand out above others. Through 'vertical' tastings of past vintages, he gives insight into the style of each wine and its cellaring potential. The aim is to cut through the bewildering and ever-growing array of wines on the market to focus on those with a proven track record. It is both a must-have title for wine lovers and a great starting point for those interested in finding out what makes a great wine a true 'classic'.

    Author Biography

    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 in the 2003 New Zealand Book Awards.

     

     

     
      
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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