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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2009 By Hugh Johnson

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Features news on more than 6,000 wines, growers and regions. This book focuses on wine and food.

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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2009 by Hugh Johnson

The original and best, "Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book" successfully distills the world of wine. Now in its 32nd edition, it is the UK's number one wine book and appeals to both wine lovers and professionals alike, making it the key reference for enthusiasts, investors and collectors. This year's edition boasts up-to-date news on more than 6,000 wines, growers and regions plus invaluable vintage information from expert contributors around the world. In addition, a full-color supplement focuses on wine and food plus there are more than 200 of Hugh Johnson's personal favorites for 2009. Hugh Johnson's winning formula of personal insight and critical appraisal of the world of wine, plus vintage news has never been bettered. During the past four decades, he has written a number of books that have become landmarks on the subject, including his classic "The World Atlas of Wine", published with Jancis Robinson.

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Simply the best concise wine reference. David Sexton, London Evening Standard

About Hugh Johnson


Hugh Johnson is the world's pre-eminent writer on wine. First published in 1977, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book sells hundreds of thousands of copies a year. His winning formula of personal insight and critical appraisal of the world of wine, plus valuable vintage news and numerous 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, published in 2003, and The Story of Wine. In his spare time he writes about gardening from his home in Essex.

Table of Contents


Quick Vintage Charts Hugh Johnson's Introduction Agenda 2009 How to use this book Vintage report 2007 A closer look at 2006 Hugh Johnson's big brand review France Chateaux of Bordeaux Italy Germany Spain and Portugal Sherry, Port and Madeira Switzerland Austria Central and Southeast Europe Other Europe, England and Wales Asia, North Africa and the Levant North America Canada Central and South America Australia New Zealand South Africa Grape Varieties Wine and Food Italy Today A little learning Temperature

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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2009 by Hugh Johnson
Hugh Johnson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Octopus Publishing Group
2007-01-01
320
1845334205
9781845334208
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