By Hugh Johnson
The unique and most sensible, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine booklet is the last word compact advisor. Now in its thirty seventh version, it's the UK's number 1 wine publication for wine-lovers and pros. it's the key reference for fanatics, traders and creditors and this year's version boasts up to date information on greater than 6,000 wines, growers and areas, plus helpful classic details from specialists round the world.
A colour complement specializes in pinot noir, whereas a brand new part deals the reader substitute wines to aim in response to these they already drink. greater than two hundred of Johnson's up-to-date favorites also are included.
Thirty-seven versions later, Hugh Johnson's pocket wine consultant nonetheless holds the facility to astonish. In its 336 pages stay thousands of wine alternatives, plus necessary winery information from wine specialists through the world—and it's all at a perfectly cheap rate. With its up to date information on greater than 6,000 wines, growers, and regimes, it's no ask yourself that this can be a perennial classic favourite .
About the Author:
Hugh Johnson is the world's pre-eminent author on wine. First released in 1977, his Pocket Wine booklet sells thousands of copies a yr. His successful formulation of perception, serious appraisal of the realm of wine, plus invaluable classic information and wine concepts has been often-imitated yet by no means bettered.
With the ebook of his first booklet, Wine, Johnson validated himself on the age of twenty-seven because the such a lot clean and authoritative voice at the topic. up to now 4 a long time he has written books that experience develop into landmarks at the topic, together with his vintage the realm Atlas of Wine, co-authored with Jancis Robinson, his Wine better half, first released in 2003, and the tale of Wine. In his spare time he writes approximately gardening from his domestic.
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