Tuscany and Its Wines

Tuscany and Its Wines

by Hugh Johnson
     
 

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World-renowned wine expert Hugh Johnson's elegant tribute to Tuscany is now available in paperbacka richly rewarding volume in prose and image for those who enjoy the region's exquisite marriage of wine and food, beauty and history. Traveling from town to town, from hilltop to farmland, Johnson not only explores the Tuscan geography and wineries, but also shares

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World-renowned wine expert Hugh Johnson's elegant tribute to Tuscany is now available in paperbacka richly rewarding volume in prose and image for those who enjoy the region's exquisite marriage of wine and food, beauty and history. Traveling from town to town, from hilltop to farmland, Johnson not only explores the Tuscan geography and wineries, but also shares the culture and sitesfrom a stunning cathedral in Siena to a good place for a relaxing glass of wine in Monte Amiata. Poetic, illuminating descriptions combine with over 100 atmospheric photos to capture the essence of Tuscany and bring the author's passion for the regions distinctive grape varietals to life. Glass of Brunello in one hand, Tuscany and Its Wines in the otherperfect armchair reading!

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Johnson, a well-known writer on wine, teams up with a landscape photographer to tour Tuscany's vini- and human culture in lush (no pun intended) color. Includes a guide to wine varieties and selecting wines from each Tuscan region. Lacks an index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811851237
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Hugh Johnson is the world's preeminent writer on wine and the author of numerous books on the subject. His first book, Wine, has sold over seven million copies worldwide, and his classic World Atlas of Wine is now in its fifth edition. Johnson lives in Es

Andy Katz's photography has taken him to 80 countries over 30 years. His work is exhibited in museums and galleries from Soho to Tokyo. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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