The most authoritative and trusted guide to Australian wine. Keenly anticipated each year by winemakers, collectors, and wine lovers, the annual Wine Companion is recognized as the industry benchmark for Australian wines. It is the no.1 best-selling guide to wineries and wine in Australia and is completely revised and updated every year. James Halliday shares his extensive knowledge of wine through detailed tasting notes, each with vintage-specific ratings and advice on optimal drinking as well as each wine’s closure, alcohol content, and price. He provides information about the wineries, winemakers, and other important details such as vineyard sizes, opening times, contact details, and website addresses. The Australian Wine Companion contains information you will get nowhere else, making it an indispensable reference and must-have guide for anyone with a passion for wine. And it isn’t only relevant to wine lovers in Australia—with the online marketplace booming and massive exporting of Australian wines, a wide selection of Aussie vintages are now readily available at the click of a button.