Dimensions: 672 pages, 4.04 × 3.25 × 0.69 in
Published: September 15, 2009
Publisher: Octopus Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1845334574
ISBN - 13: 9781845334574
About the Book
This new, full-color, extended sixth edition of Johnson's "Wine Companion" is the most up-to-date, comprehensive, authoritative, and easy-to-use source of information on the world's wines and winemakers. More than 70 percent of the content is updated or new.
From the Publisher
This new full-color extended sixth edition of Hugh Johnson''s
Wine Companion is the most up-to-date, comprehensive,
authoritative, and easy-to-use source of information on the
world''s wines and winemakers.
Hugh Johnson''s Wine Companion presents a unique approach
to wine and wine producers, combining detailed information with
practical advice on how to enjoy wine to the fullest.
Already praised for its wealth of information, the book has been
extensively revised and updated by Stephen Brook, with over 70% of
the content changed, to take account of the latest developments in
the fast-changing world of wine, be they human, cultural, or
Color maps and photographs and detailed glossaries of the wines of
each region are just two of the additions for this exciting new
About the Author
Hugh Johnson''s first book Wine was published in 1966 and
established him as one of the foremost writers on the subject. He
then went on to write a remarkable sequence of wine titles
including The World Atlas of Wine, now in its sixth edition and
co-authorized with Jancis Robinson. His annually updated Pocket
Wine Book sells more than 400,000 copies each year throughout the
Stephen Brook is a highly regarded wine writer, with over
thirty books to his credit. His Wines of California won the
Glenfiddich and Veuve Clicquot awards, and Le Prix du Lonson
Champagne, for best wine book of 2000.