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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book (Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book)

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Publisher Comments:

Wine lovers everywhere-novices and experts alike-rely upon it. Newsweek magazine calls it "perhaps the only guide to wine that anyone really needs." The San Francisco Chronicle declared it "truly charming." Now in its 34th year of publication, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book remains the singularly essential reference for anyone exploring the ever-wider world of wine.

This newest edition covers a staggering 6,000-plus wines from more than 50 countries. Its user-friendly format enables you to immediately identify and evaluate any wine you're considering buying. As always, the Pocket Wine Book is packed with invaluable features: up-to-date reports on recent vintages and newly available brands, countless wine recommendations, and tips on pairing foods with the right wines.

Whether you're purchasing a bottle at a shop, ordering wine in a restaurant, stocking a cellar, or investing in a vintage, the Pocket Wine Book is the one resource you cannot do without.

Synopsis:

The original and still the best, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2010 successfully distills the world of wine into a handy, eloquent gem of a package.

Now in its 33rd 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 2010. 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 Janis Robinson.

Synopsis:

Now in its 34th year of publication, "Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book" remains the singularly essential reference for anyone exploring the ever-wider world of wine. This newest edition covers a staggering 6,000-plus wines from more than 50 countries. It's also packed with invaluable features: up-to-date reports on recent vintages and newly available brands, countless wine recommendations, and tips on pairing foods with the right wines.

About the Author

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. 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 Janis Robinson published in its sixth edition in 2007, his Wine Companion, published in 2003 and now in its sixth edition, and The Story of Wine. In his spare time he writes about gardening from his home in Essex.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781845335526
Publisher:
Mitchell Beazley
Subject:
Storytelling
Author:
Johnson, Hugh
Subject:
Beverages - Wine & Spirits
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Wines of the World
Subject:
Wine & Spirits
Series:
Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book
Publication Date:
20100825
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.54x3.98x.77 in. .55 lbs.
Age Level:
up to 99

Related Subjects

Cooking and Food » Beverages » Bartending and Liquor
Cooking and Food » Beverages » Wine » General
Cooking and Food » Beverages » Wine » Wines of the World
Cooking and Food » Beverages » Wines and Beer

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Product details 320 pages Mitchell Beazley - English 9781845335526 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The original and still the best, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2010 successfully distills the world of wine into a handy, eloquent gem of a package.

Now in its 33rd 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 2010. 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 Janis Robinson.

"Synopsis" by , Now in its 34th year of publication, "Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book" remains the singularly essential reference for anyone exploring the ever-wider world of wine. This newest edition covers a staggering 6,000-plus wines from more than 50 countries. It's also packed with invaluable features: up-to-date reports on recent vintages and newly available brands, countless wine recommendations, and tips on pairing foods with the right wines.
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