Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion: The Encyclopedia of Wines, Vineyards, & Winemakers

Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion: The Encyclopedia of Wines, Vineyards, & Winemakers

by Hugh Johnson, Stephen Brook, Stephen Brook
     
 

Extensively revised to include developments in the global wine industry, this book combines detailed reference with practical advice on how to enjoy wine to the full. Including a star-rating system for every producer entry, the book begins with an analysis of wine and how it is made, with all aspects - from vine to winery and cellar - covered in full. It explores the… See more details below

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Extensively revised to include developments in the global wine industry, this book combines detailed reference with practical advice on how to enjoy wine to the full. Including a star-rating system for every producer entry, the book begins with an analysis of wine and how it is made, with all aspects - from vine to winery and cellar - covered in full. It explores the main grape varieties, the wine styles they produce and the effects of soil and climate on the character of the wine. An in-depth tour of the world's wine-producing countries and their wine regions details the major producers and the estates themselves, giving critical insight into their winemaking traditions. A practical section on enjoying wine includes how to serve and store wine, and matching wine with food.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840007046
Publisher:
Octopus Books
Publication date:
10/15/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 10.37(h) x 1.50(d)

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