The Canberra District wine region has come of age! Its wines are now very well received on the national and international stage.
This second edition is an updated and expanded version of the first book which was published in 2002. In addition to covering the early history of the Canberra District and the wine pioneers, it includes a profile of Tim Kirk of Clonakilla and the evolution of their highly awarded Shiraz Viognier.
The book also covers the entry and exit of BRL Hardy Ltd., the climate soils and viticultural practices and an analysis of award winning wines over the period 2006 – 2010.
It is also an extensive reference source for the wineries and wines of the Canberra District providing information on finding where the wines are made and the people behind them – 40 wineries are profiled. For those wanting to tour the District, this book is the essential guide.