Author(s): Mark Sweet
A stunning book, the history of New Zealand's iconic iconic wine region of Hawke's Bay, as never told before. Brought to life with real stories of its most illustrious players, glorious photographs, extensive archival research, and an insider's guide to Hawke's Bay wine-making in the region.
Napier born Mark Sweet took up writing after selling Pacifica restaurant in 2007. Previously he established Two Fat Ladies restaurant in Glasgow (1988) after working as a valuer in Hong Kong. His first novel Zhu Mao was published in 2011; his next, set in Hawke's Bay in the 60's, is on the way.
Foreword - Bob Campbell MW; Introduction and Acknowledgements - Mark Sweet.; Wine Stories Parts 1-2 - Mark Sweet ; 1.In The Beginning (1836-1920); 2.The Dark Ages (1920-1975); Winemaker's View - Peter Cowley A Premier Wine Region; Wine Stories Parts 3-4 - Mark Sweet; 3. The Renaissance (1975-1995); 4. The Flourishing (1995-today); List of Hawke's Bay Wineries - 2015 ; References; Image Credits; Index