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Hugh Johnson"s pocket wine book.

Hugh Johnson

Hugh Johnson"s pocket wine book.

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Published by Mitchell Beazley in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed: 1984.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20247967M
ISBN 100855335637
OCLC/WorldCa25402274

All rights reserved. Hugh lives in Essex. From Publishers Weekly: First published in in an illustrated page edition, Johnson's sweeping chronicle of the making, merchandising and drinking of wine has been considerably pared down but remains brimful of fascinating information. Beginning with what we know of oenology in ancient Egypt and Greece, the text travels up to the 21st century, citing, for example, countries that produced the "most exciting wines" of His first little pocket wine book came out way before the internet or the era of smartphones when you can look up anything at any moment.

In a concise, abbreviated text that covers the wine regions of the world, Johnson suggests which vintages to buy, which to drink now and which to put away for a few years, which wine producers to seek out and why. With current information on more than 6, wines, growers, and regions worldwide, the "Pocket Encyclopedia" is packed with advice to assist you in wine selection, whether in stores or restaurants, for cellaring, or for special events. She makes frequent visits to the USA to stay ahead of the crowd and, in the early s, was the first British journalist to take a serious interest in American wine. Perfect for anyone who has a thirst for greater wine knowledge. Margaret lives in London. First published inhis Pocket Wine Book sells hundreds of thousands of copies a year.

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This 23d edition gives expert help in choosing a wine for every occasion and every budget. His first little pocket wine book came out way before the internet or the era of smartphones when you can look up anything at any moment.

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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Encyclopedia of Wine, 1982 by Hugh Johnson (1982, Hardcover)

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Along the way, famed wine writer Johnson revisits the ongoing debate of who is responsible for introducing vineyards into France, reveals that the coupling of bottle and cork in the 17th Hugh Johnsons pocket wine book. book allowed wine to age properly and recalls Thomas Jefferson declaring that wine was "the only antidote to the bane of whiskey.

But single subject wine books, tomes on the science of wine, memoirs of travels in Burgundy or treatises on fermentation yeasts. While necessarily less comprehensive than the initial edition, this version is a thorough survey of the elixir Hugh Johnsons pocket wine book.

book, as Johnson says, owes its popularity to its power to banish care. Also included are regional maps, label guides, Hugh Johnsons pocket wine book.

book vintage charts, along with fascinating entries on the history, production, and appreciation of wine. All rights reserved. Extensive coverage -- from reemerging European growing regions to the newest additions in the United States -- will introduce even the experienced oenophile to little-known finds, while detailed entries clarify information for the novice.

She makes frequent visits to the USA to stay ahead of the crowd and, in the early s, was the first British journalist to take a serious interest in American wine.

With current information on more than 6, wines, growers, and regions worldwide, the "Pocket Encyclopedia" is packed with advice to Revised and updated for the new millennium, "Hugh Johnson's Pocket Encyclopedia of Wine " is the essential reference for every wine enthusiast.

First published inhis Pocket Wine Book sells hundreds of thousands of copies a year. Perfect for anyone who has a thirst for greater wine knowledge. Beginning with what we know of oenology in ancient Egypt and Greece, the text travels up to the 21st century, citing, for example, countries that produced the "most exciting wines" of Not so much.

Toward the end of the volume, the Gazetteer indexes chateaus, vineyards, and other locations found in the maps. About the Author: Hugh Johnson is recognized as the world's favourite wine writer. With changes in climate affecting growing regions and social media bringing smaller vineyards to light, readers will appreciate the coverage of these newer locations.

Margaret also contributes to a wide range of international publications.Sep 22,  · Johnson has a tremendous track record. He wrote his first book “Wine” in when he was just 27 and has gone on to write many more in the past four decades, including “The Story of Wine.

Sep 05,  · Hugh Johnson is the world's pre-eminent writer on wine. First published inhis 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.5/5(1).

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