The Australian Ark – book review

The Australian Ark - hardback covers

A compelling, courageous, captivating history of wine in Australia, from the 18th century to the present day.

The Australian Ark: Volumes 1, 2 and 3
The story of Australian wine
Andrew Caillard MW
Published by Longueville Media and The Vintage Journal
ISBN (hardback) 9780645610888
ISBN (paperback) 9780645610895
Hardback £200 (only available from Academie du Vin in the UK, AU$399; paperback (only available in Australia) AU$199

When I first held The Australian Ark in my hands, my heart sank. The sheer physical weight of the book (scratch that: three books) told me the weight of the words. I knew...