Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book 2019


The brand new edition of the unrivalled and bestselling Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book.

Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine – in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 42nd year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide.

Hugh Johnson provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. He reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both. This new edition also contains a special supplement on Organic, Natural and Biodynamic wines.

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  1. Without doubt the best concise guide to the world’s wines – however one … Without doubt the best concise guide to the world’s wines – however one cannot really call it a “Pocket Guide” anymore as it now has 336 pages. I used to buy the guide every year from the first one in 1977, but now plan every other year – the first I missed was 2014. Hugh Johnson is one of the most knowledgeable people in the world of wine, and for this guide draws on information from many regional specialists. If one wants to learn about reliable producers and interesting varietals…

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