Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion: the Encyclopedia of Wines, Vineyards, & Winemakers by Hugh Johnson buy used Used & Rare price $8.08 new from$2.00 shop with confidence SPECIAL SHIPPING CONSIDERATIONS FOR USED & RARE ITEMS. Please see the special considerations for shipping Used & Rare items, including extended delivery times, possible import duties & taxes. Delivered in 3-5 weeks Publisher: Mitchell Beazley Condition: The following ISBNs are associated with this title: ISBN - 10:1840007044 ISBN - 13:9781840007046 Seller Comments: MITCH, 07/28/2006, Hardcover, Very Good condition. Very Good dust jacket. From the Publisher 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.