Hugh Johnson





Hugh Johnson


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1939


Hugh Johnson, younger son of a London lawyer, began his life-long passion for wine in all its variety as a member of the Wine & Food Society at Cambridge University, where he gained an Honours Degree in English literature. When he left King's College in 1961 he became a feature writer for Vogue and House & Garden, writing, among other articles, travel and wine columns for both magazines and their sister-papers in New York.

In 1963, as a result of his close friendship with the octogenarian André Simon, the founder of The International Wine & Food Society, he became General Secretary of the Society and succeeded the legendary gastronome as editor of its magazine Wine & Food. At the same time he became wine correspondent of The
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World Atlas of Wine

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Hugh Johnson's the Story of...

4.21 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 1989 — 8 editions
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A Life Uncorked

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The Concise World Atlas of ...

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The World of Trees

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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine ...

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Hugh Johnson's Wine Compani...

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Trees

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4.05 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
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