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The World Atlas of Wine

Hugh Johnson, Jancis Robinson

Hardcover - 352 pages 5th Ed (1 September, 2001)
Mitchell Beazley; ISBN: 1840003324


There are few books that have had such a monumental impact in their field as The World Atlas of Wine; sales of the first four editions exceed 3.5 million copies. Now, world-renowned authors Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson have teamed up to combine their unrivalled talents. Together they have created the fifth edition of this masterpiece, making it the most thorough and expansive revision ever of the work. In keeping with the Atlas's reputation for cartographic excellence, all 148 maps from the fourth edition have been completely revised and modernised, with an additional 30 new maps. Hailed by Decanter as Wine Book of the Millennium, The World Atlas of Wine has been described by critics worldwide as 'extraordinary' and 'irreplaceable'. In this, its fifth edition in 30 years, it remains an essential addition to every wine-lovers or professional's library.

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hjpwg.gif (7205 bytes)Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2001

Hugh Johnson

Hardcover - 280 pages (14 September, 2000)
Mitchell Beazley; ISBN: 1840003219

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the world's best-selling wine book and gives up-to-the-minute information on growers, regions and over 6,000 wines. Pocket Wine lists the world's top wines, pointing out those offering the best value from every country, and reveals the wines to drink in 2001. It includes expert tasting notes and advice on matching wine with specific dishes and ingredients. Winemaking and grape varieties are explained and vintage reports are provided. - Completely revised and updated for 2001 - The world's favourite wine guide - More than 400,000 copies sold annually - Lists over 6,000 wines - Personally recommended producers and estates

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hjsow.gif (7269 bytes)Hugh Johnson's Story of Wine

Hugh Johnson

Hardcover - 480 pages ( 1 August, 1998)
Mitchell Beazley; ISBN: 1840001208


A history of wine which seeks to be "easily digestible" and unveils the cultural perspective of wine. The book is written so as to be easy to read and can be dipped into at random.

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hjwine.gif (15872 bytes)Wine

Hugh Johnson

Hardcover - 254 pages (28 October, 1974)
Mitchell Beazley; ISBN: 0855330392


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artsowine.gif (14026 bytes)The art and science of wine

James Halliday, Hugh Johnson

Mitchell Beazley, London, 1992 (ISBN 1 85732 422 6).


This is a superb book! Written by two of the world's leading wine writers, one English and one Australian, it provides a scholarly yet readable account of how nature, art and science combine to make the wonderful diversity of wines there are in the world today. Possibly the greatest strength of this book is its balance between the old and the new, technology and tradition and respect for both art and science. Reading this book is a great pleasure, partly because it is beautifully illustrated and laid out, but also because it is well written and highly informative.

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