Dimensions: 192 pages, 11.75 × 9.5 × 1.5 in
Published: April 1, 2007
Publisher: Octopus Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1845333012
ISBN - 13: 9781845333010
About the Book
World-renowned authors Johnson and Robinson once again combine their unrivaled talents to enhance this masterpiece of wine knowledge. With more pages, new illustrations, maps, and expanded New World coverage, this is a truly incomparable book.
From the Publisher
Hailed by critics worldwide as "extraordinary" and "irreplaceable," there are few volumes that have had as monumental an impact in their field as Hugh Johnson''s The World Atlas of Wine: sales have exceeded four million copies, and it is now published in thirteen languages.World-renowned authors Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson once again combine their unrivalled talents to enhance this masterpiece of wine knowledge. There are now 48 extra pages, including 17 new color illustrations, 20 new maps, and-for the first time ever-double page spreads and full-page photos in the atlas section for maximum visual impact. New World coverage has been extended for both Australia and South America; some New World regions even have their own entries for the first time, including Rutherford, Oakville, and Stag''s Leap from California; Mendoza (Argentina); Limestone Coast (Australia); Central Otago and Martinborough (New Zealand); and Constantia (South Africa). And Old World coverage has grown too, with the addition of Toro (Spain), the Peleponnese (Greece), and Georgia. It''s a truly incomparable book, and an essential addition to every wine lover''s or professional''s library.
Praise for the Fifth Editionof The World Atlas of Wine:
“This is the best collaboration of two Brits since Lennon and McCartney.”    — Ben Gilberti, Washington Post