The Australian economist Professor Kym Anderson (* 1950) studied agricultural economics. His graduations were Bachelor of 1971 from the University of New England, Master of Science from the University of Adelaide in 1974, University of Chicago graduate in Ph.D. program in 1976, and Ph.D. 1977 at Stanford University. From 1977 to 1983 he worked at the Australian National University and since 1984 at the University of Adelaide. Anderson conducts research on foreign trade, development, agricultural and environmental economics and wine economics. He has published more than 30 books as well as 300 articles and chapters in journals and textbooks.
In early 2014, Kym Anderson published the comprehensive statistical work "Which Winegrape Varieties are Grown Where? A Global Empirical Picture "(690 pages). Here are a total of 1,450 grape varieties with the acreage in hectares of 40 wine-producing countries included with their growing areas. The surname main names are largely the same as in the book " Wine Grapes "(Jancis Robinson, Julia Harding and dr. José Vuoillamoz ). However, Wine Grapes does not include those varieties for which no wine producers were found by the authors (this was a picking criterion). In the Wein-Plus wine Glossary Therefore, many more varieties are included; among other things no longer cultivated and extinct grape varieties with historical significance.