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This year’s edition – the 37th – remains the invaluable guide for professional and amateurs alike. Features include details on over 6,000 wines, the growers and the regions with experts giving their opinions on the top vintages. A new section gives some new alternatives to readers favourite tipples and Hugh Johnson’s feature on his top 200 favourite wines has also been updated.

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The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. Johnson’s annual pocket wine guide is packed with information on grape varieties, with specific information presented by country, and within that by region, on over 6000 wines and growers. He gives advice on which wines you can enjoy now, and which vintages will get better with age, and he matches wine with food. This is definitely the serious wine-drinker’s guide.
~ Anthony Lafferty

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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book by Hugh Johnson

The original and best, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the ultimate compact guide. Now in its 37th edition, it is the UK's number one wine book for wine-lovers and professionals. It is the key reference for enthusiasts, investors and collectors and this year's edition boasts up-to-date news on more than 6,000 wines, growers and regions, plus invaluable vintage information from experts around the world. A colour supplement focuses on pinot noir, while a new section offers the reader alternative wines to try based on those they already drink. More than 200 of Johnson's updated favourites are also included.

About the Author

Hugh Johnson is the world's pre-eminent writer on wine. First published in 1977, his PocketWine 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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Publication date

30th November 1999

Author

Hugh Johnson

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Hardback

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Cookery, Food and Drink
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ISBN

9781845339395

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