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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Wine Hunter
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'Australia's first great winemaker was a Frenchman. As a 24-year-old, in 1921, he walked onto a hillside vineyard in the Hunter Valley north-west of Sydney and in a hard, hot climate set about growing and crafting wines that, when finally opened as fifty- and sixty-year-olds, became renowned as Australia's first great wines. He made these wines without electricity, with bare bones equipment - his winery, Mount Pleasant never once turned a profit during his 30-year struggle - and with a broken heart. What he achieved out there on that hillside is one of the miracles of wine. The Wine Hunter is Maurice O'Shea's remarkable story. James Halliday described this book as "One of the most remarkable wine books to come my way. It will capture anyone who reads it; this is not a wine geek book, but an epic." This is a book for wine lovers young and old.' (Publication summary)

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Works about this Work

On My Bedside Table Vanya Cullen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 13 October 2007; (p. 42)

— Review of Wine Hunter Campbell Mattinson , 2006 single work biography
Untitled Tony Love , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 21 April 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of Wine Hunter Campbell Mattinson , 2006 single work biography
Books Non-Fiction David Bray , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3 - 4 March 2007; (p. 28)

— Review of Wine Hunter Campbell Mattinson , 2006 single work biography
Books Non-Fiction David Bray , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3 - 4 March 2007; (p. 28)

— Review of Wine Hunter Campbell Mattinson , 2006 single work biography
Untitled Tony Love , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 21 April 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of Wine Hunter Campbell Mattinson , 2006 single work biography
On My Bedside Table Vanya Cullen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 13 October 2007; (p. 42)

— Review of Wine Hunter Campbell Mattinson , 2006 single work biography
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