Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2007

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2007

Hardback Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book

By (author) Hugh Johnson

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  • Format: Hardback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 96mm x 192mm x 18mm | 222g
  • Publication date: 30 September 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1845331028
  • ISBN 13: 9781845331023
  • Edition: 30, Revised
  • Edition statement: 30th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 13x 2 colour maps
  • Sales rank: 634,567

Product description

In celebration of its 30th year, this book has undergone a subtle revamping, while keeping the same authoritative tone and clarity of presentation that has come to characterise this classic. Hugh Johnson and his galaxy of expert contributors have refreshed the text more than ever, with added pages for Australia, Chile and Germany, as well as updated introductions to every country. New features, such as moving the vintage charts to the front endpapers, ensure this book remains "the definitive annual guide to wine", offering the "most accessible and valuable advice available".

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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.