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