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Wine Literature of the World

The Top Dozen
Grapes and Wines of the World
Oz Water into Wine
The SA Story
Sip and Sup
Salute to the Consumer
Design on Wine
Wine Lore and Laughter
About Wine Literature of the World



From the first vintage in the Adelaide foothills to international recognition, this theme pays tribute to the success of the South Australian wine industry. It includes tales of the premier wine families, writings from early wine authors, the impact of federation, and the best selling wines of the state.

Below : Stanley Wine Company [motion picture] Photography by S. McLean ca.1927

Man operating mechanical grape crushing machinery; exterior view of winery buildings and delivery of grapes; men cultivating vineyard with horse-drawn and manual ploughs; men loading barrels onto a cart; elevated view of winery buildings showing company name; men pruning vines; men firing prunings and gathering smoking prunings onto a horse-drawn cart.

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