Hugh Johnson's Pocket encyclopedia of wine, 1992

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Simon & Schuster, Nov 15, 1991 - Cooking - 207 pages
The classic book on wine--more than 3 million copies of the previous editions have been sold--by the most respected authority on the subject. Johnson describes more than 5,000 wines from all over the world, providing a true connoisseur's overview of each wine-producing country, chateau, wine type, and vintage. 12 maps; 2-color drawings throughout.

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About the author (1991)

Hugh Johnson, widely regarded as the world's foremost wine writer, is known to millions through his internationally best-selling wine books, including his annual "Pocket Wine Book, The World Atlas of Wine, Wine, The Story of Wine, " and "How to Enjoy Your Wine." A highly respected editor and broadcaster, Johnson has been president of the "Sunday Times" Wine Club since 1973 and of the Circle of Wine Writers since 1997. He has appeared in several television series. Johnson was the first wine editor of "Vogue "and is an editorial advisor to "The World of Fine Wine." Johnson, who is also passionate about gardening and trees, is author of "The International Book of Trees "and "Principles of Gardening: The Practice of the Gardener's Art." For thirty years, he has written the monthly Tradescant's Diary column for "The Garden "magazine.

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