Synopses & Reviews
The original and still the best, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2013
successfully distills the world of wine into a handy, eloquent gem of a package.
Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the ultimate compact guide. Now in its 36th edition, it is the original 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. More than 200 of Johnson's favorites for 2013 are also included. Hugh Johnson's winning formula of insight, critical appraisal of the world of wine, plus vintage news has never been bettered.
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 in its sixth edition with Janis Robinson in 2007, his Wine Companion, published in 2009 and now in its sixth edition, and The Story of Wine.