Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2011

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2011

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The original and best, "Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book" is the ultimate compact guide. Now in its 34th edition, it is the UK's number one wine book appealing to wine-lovers and professionals alike. It is the key reference for enthusiasts, investors and collectors and this year's edition boasts up-to-date news on more than 6,000 wines, growers, and regions, plus invaluable vintage information from experts around the world. A new colour supplement focuses on the array of wines from Spain, while a new section offers the reader alternative wines to try based on those they already drink. More than 200 of Johnson's favourites for 2011 are also included. Hugh Johnson's winning formula of insight, critical appraisal of the world of wine, plus vintage news has never been bettered. During the past four decades he has written many books that have become landmark titles, including his classic "The World Atlas of Wine", co-authored with Jancis Robinson and published this year in a new compact format as "The Concise World Atlas of Wine", and his "Wine Companion", which is fully updated for 2010.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 107 x 197 x 18mm | 252g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 1845335678
  • 9781845335670
  • 135,922

Table of contents

Quick reference vintage charts Agenda 2011 How to use this book Vintage report 2009 A closer look at 2008 If you like this, why not try this? Grape varieties Wine & food France Chateaux of Bordeaux Italy Germany Spain & Portugal Port, Sherry & Madeira Switzerland Austria England and Wales Central & Southeast Europe Greece North Africa & Eastern Mediterranean Asia & The Old Russian Empire North America Canada South America Australia New Zealand South Africa Spain Today A little learning The right temperature
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About Hugh Johnson

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, published with Jancis Robinson published in its sixth edition in 2007, 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.
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