Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion

By: Johnson, Hugh; Brook, Stephen [Editor]

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Extensively revised to include developments in the global wine industry, this book combines detailed reference with practical advice on how to enjoy wine to the full. Including a star-rating system for every producer entry, the book begins with an analysis of wine and how it is made, with all aspects - from vine to winery and cellar - covered in full. It explores the main grape varieties, the wine styles they produce and the effects of soil and climate on the character of the wine. An in-depth tour of the world's wine-producing countries and their wine regions details the major producers and the estates themselves, giving critical insight into their winemaking traditions. A practical section on enjoying wine includes how to serve and store wine, and matching wine with food.

Title: Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion

Author Name: Johnson, Hugh; Brook, Stephen [Editor]

Categories: Food and Drink,

Edition: 5th Revised edition

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley: 2003-10-16

ISBN Number: 1840007044

ISBN Number 13: 9781840007046

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 25 to 30 cm tall, Quarto, (4to)

Seller ID: 080466

Description: 592 pages. Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwideHugh Johnson's Wine Companion: The Encyclopaedia of Wines, Vineyards and Winemakers (Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion: The Encyclopedia of Wines, Vineyards, & Winemakers). Extensively revised to include developments in the global wine industry, this book combines detailed reference with practical advice on how to enjoy wine to the full.