The World Atlas Of Wine by Hugh JohnsonThe World Atlas Of Wine by Hugh Johnson

The World Atlas Of Wine

byHugh Johnson, Jancis Robinson

Hardcover | October 8, 2013

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The seventh edition will confirm the status of The World Atlas of Wine as the most essential and authoritative wine reference work. Reflecting the changing nature of the wine scene, the Atlas details developments in climate, technique and fashion as well as new regulations made over the last six years. A new Australian map highlights the importance of cool-climate regions as global warming takes effect, for example,while dynamic regions such as coastal Croatia, South Africa's Swartland and Ningxia in China are covered for the first time. The world's increasing appetite for wine is matched by a growing thirst for knowledge,which this book will amply satisfy.
Jancis Robinson's award-winning books Vines, Grapes and Wine (1986) and the hugely successful Oxford Companion to Wine (1994, 1999, 2006), are landmarks in wine literature. Jancis is the Financial Times' wine correspondent and is critically acclaimed as the "woman who makes the wine world gulp when she speaks" (USA Today) and "our favo...
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Title:The World Atlas Of WineFormat:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 11.75 × 9.5 × 1.5 inPublished:October 8, 2013Publisher:Octopus BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1845336895

ISBN - 13:9781845336899

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! Comprehensive yet easy to read without being an expert.
Date published: 2017-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Material One of my favorite wine books this absolutely amazing with the amount of detail from everything to grapes, to every producing country imaginable. The large full size maps are the best part they are really great to have side by side next to each section of reading for each country.
Date published: 2016-12-29

Editorial Reviews

"Simply put, there is no better wine reference book on the planet than the new, seventh edition of The World Atlas of Wine by Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. It's an absolute must for wine enthusiasts: an essential, authoritative and beautifully produced wine companion."-Ted Scheffler, Salt Lake City Weekly