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The must-have book for all wine enthusiasts and collectors, from the world's leading writer on wine, Hugh Johnson.

Hugh Johnson has been writing about wine for six decades, and his books have sold millions of copies worldwide. His winning formula of insight, critical appraisal and superbly evocative writing has been often-imitated but never bettered.

Now, he looks back at h
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published May 2nd 2017 by Mitchell Beazley
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A lifetime of writing; a fabulous trip through fifty-five years of wonderful writing by one of the best writers on wine - on any subject there is, all his writing is beautifully descriptive, evocative; a constant delight. I’ve been a big fan of Hugh Johnson for many years, ever since my student days when I began my own journey into wine, discovering Hugh Johnson’s pocket wine guides at about the same time, with Christmas gifts of his various books on wine strengthening my love and admiration. I’ ...more
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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 ...more

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