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The original and still the best, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2010 successfully distills the world of wine into a handy, eloquent gem of a package.
Now in its 33rd edition, it is the UK's number one wine book and appeals to both wine lovers and professionals alike, making it the key reference for enthusiasts, investors and collectors. This year's edition boasts up-to-date news on more than 6,000 wines, growers and regions plus invaluable vintage information from expert contributors around the world. In addition, a full-color supplement focuses on wine and food plus there are more than 200 of Hugh Johnson's personal favorites for 2010. Hugh Johnson's winning formula of personal insight and critical appraisal of the world of wine, plus vintage news has never been bettered. During the past four decades he has written a number of books that have become landmarks on the subject, including his classic The World Atlas of Wine, published with Janis Robinson.
About the Author
Hugh Johnson is the world's pre-eminent writer on wine. First published in 1977, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book sells hundreds of thousands of copies a year. His winning formula of personal insight and critical appraisal of the world of wine, plus valuable vintage news and numerous 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, published with Janis Robinson published in its sixth edition in 2007, his Wine Companion, published in 2003, and The Story of Wine. In his spare time he writes about gardening from his home in Essex.