Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2025 (Hardcover)

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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2025 (Hardcover)

By Margaret Rand (General editor)

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The brand-new edition of the unrivalled Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book, the world's bestselling annual wine guide.

'A thorough guide to just about everything worth drinking.' The Times

The world's best-selling annual wine guide.


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 48th year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide.

Providing clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world, the book also reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine 2025 gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both.

This latest edition of Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine includes a color supplement on Pinot Noir, the world's most highly prized grape, discussing everything from variety and food pairings to Pinot Noir sparkling wines and how climate change has affected the production of this grape.
Hugh Johnson (Author)
Hugh Johnson is the world's pre-eminent writer on wine. First published in 1977, his Pocket Wine Book remains the world's bestselling annual wine guide. Its winning formula of insight, critical appraisal of the world of wine, plus valuable vintage news and wine recommendations has been often-imitated but never bettered.
With the publication of his first book, Wine, Johnson established himself at the age of twenty-seven as the most refreshing and authoritative voice on the subject. During the past four decades he has written books that have become landmarks on the subject, including his classic The World Atlas of Wine, co-authored with Jancis Robinson, his Wine Companion, first published in 2003, The Story of Wine and Hugh Johnson on Wine.
In his spare time he writes about gardening from his home in London.

Margaret Rand (Author)
Margaret Rand has been general editor of Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book for some 15 years and now, with Hugh's retirement, has taken over the hot seat. The book's mix of personal insight and informed recommendations have made it the world's best-selling annual wine book.

Margaret Rand's curiosity about wine started several decades ago and led her to a career of writing about wine and editing wine magazines, with the occasional foray into whisky. Her books include Grapes & Wines and 101 Wines to Try Before You Die; she also writes regularly for The World of Fine Wine, timatkin.com and winesearcher.com. When she's not writing about wine she's probably walking, reading, or in the kitchen, cooking.
Product Details ISBN: 9781784729592
ISBN-10: 1784729590
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
Publication Date: October 1st, 2024
Pages: 336
Language: English