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

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This new full-color extended sixth edition of Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion is the most up-to-date, comprehensive, authoritative, and easy-to-use source of information on the world's wines and winemakers.

Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion presents a unique approach to wine and wine producers, combining detailed information with practical advice on how to enjoy wine to the fullest.

Already praised for its wealth of information, the book has been ...

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Overview

This new full-color extended sixth edition of Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion is the most up-to-date, comprehensive, authoritative, and easy-to-use source of information on the world's wines and winemakers.

Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion presents a unique approach to wine and wine producers, combining detailed information with practical advice on how to enjoy wine to the fullest.

Already praised for its wealth of information, the book has been extensively revised and updated by Stephen Brook, with over 70% of the content changed, to take account of the latest developments in the fast-changing world of wine, be they human, cultural, or geographic.

Color maps and photographs and detailed glossaries of the wines of each region are just two of the additions for this exciting new edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780594459507
  • Publisher: Octopus Books, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/15/2009
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 672
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Hugh Johnson's first book Wine was published in 1966 and established him as one of the foremost writers on the subject. He then went on to write a remarkable sequence of wine titles including The World Atlas of Wine, now in its sixth edition and co-authorized with Jancis Robinson. His annually updated Pocket Wine Book sells more than 400,000 copies each year throughout the world.



Stephen Brook is a highly regarded wine writer, with over thirty books to his credit. His Wines of California won the Glenfiddich and Veuve Clicquot awards, and Le Prix du Lonson Champagne, for best wine book of 2000.

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