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    DescriptionNow in its 27th year of publication, this annual wine guide offers news on more than 6000 wines, growers and regions. It features comprehensive vintage information and recommended wines for current drinking. It also offers advice on selecting anything from a weekday wine for supper to a prestige vintage for investment. Also included are vintage charts, maps and unique insider tips on where to buy and consume wine when travelling. Expert tasting notes, hints on serving wine and matching wine with food complete the picture.

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    Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2004
    The World's Favourite Wine Adviser
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hugh Johnson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 296
    Width: 99 mm
    Height: 199 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 212 g
    ISBN 13: 9781840007312
    ISBN 10: 1840007311

    BIC E4L: FOO
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.4
    DC21: 641.22
    BIC subject category V2: WBXD1
    LC classification: TP548.5.A5
    BISAC V2.8: CKB088000
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    Illustrations note
    13 wine maps, vintage charts
    Octopus Publishing Group
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    Publication date
    18 September 2003
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    Author Information
    Hugh Johnson is the world's pre-eminent writer on wine. First published in 1977, his Pocket Wine Book sells hundreds of thousands of copies a year. His winning formula of insight, critical appraisal of the world of wine, plus valuable vintage news and wine recommendations has been often-imitated but never bettered. With the publication of his first book, Wine, Johnson established himself at the age of twenty-seven as the most refreshing and authoritative voice on the subject. During the past four decades he has written books that have become landmarks on the subject, including his classic The World Atlas of Wine, co-authored with Jancis Robinson, his Wine Companion, first published in 2003, and The Story of Wine. In his spare time he writes about gardening from his home in Essex.
    Review quote
    "No guide is friendlier... a micro-encyclopedia for novices and experts."