Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2014

By Hugh Johnson

"Space for just one wine booklet on your lifestyles? this can be it" - Howard G Goldberg The big apple Times

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine publication 2014 is the fundamental reference booklet for everybody who buys wine - in outlets, eating places, or on the web. Now in its thirty seventh 12 months of ebook, it has no rival because the accomplished up-to-the minute annual consultant.

Hugh Johnson offers transparent succinct proof and remark at the wines, growers and wine areas of the total international. He unearths which vintages to shop for, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to appear for and why. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine publication gives transparent info on grape forms, neighborhood specialities and the way to compare nutrition with wines that might deliver out the simplest in both.

Contents Include:
classic Report
Grape types
Wine & Food
Châteaux of Bordeaux
Spain & Portugal
Port, Sherry & Madeira
England & Wales
valuable & Southeast Europe
Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia &
Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro,
Czech Republic & Slovak Republic, Romania, Malta
japanese Mediterranean & North Africa
Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey, North Africa
Asia & previous Russian Empire
The Pacific Northwest
Northeast, Southeast & relevant
The Southwest
South the US
Chile, Argentina, different South American Wines
New Zealand
South Africa
Burgundy and different Pinot Noirs
And More!

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