Up-to-date information is presented in this guide on more than 6000 wines, growers and regions. There is a guide to selecting the right wine for every occasion, label guides, vintage charts and histories, and hints on storing and serving wine.
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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the bestselling wine guide on the market. The original and best, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the ultimate compact guide.About the Author:
Hugh Johnson is the world's pre-eminent writer on wine. First published in 1977, his Pocket Wine Book sells hundreds of thousands of copies a year. His winning formula of insight, critical appraisal of the world of wine, plus valuable vintage news and wine recommendations has been often-imitated but never bettered. With the publication of his first book, Wine, Johnson established himself at the age of twenty-seven as the most refreshing and authoritative voice on the subject. During the past four decades he has written books that have become landmarks on the subject, including his classic The World Atlas of Wine, co-authored with Jancis Robinson, his Wine Companion, first published in 2003, and The Story of Wine. In his spare time he writes about gardening from his home in Essex.
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