The Story of Wine

The Story of Wine

Description

"Hugh Johnson's masterpiece; combining his gifts as writer, taster, and historian to superb effect. Quirky, informative and extremely readable, with enlightening chapters on everything from the birth of claret to the rise of the New World." Tim Atkin, on the first edition. Written by the world's best-selling wine author, this new edition of Hugh Johnson's Story of Wine is an enthralling read, tracing the story of wine from the dawn of civilization through the bacchanalian splendour of the ancient world to the present day. Updated to include the latest developments in wine this edition is stunningly illustrated, featuring a selection of archive photographs never seen before.


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Details

Author(s)
Hugh Johnson, Margaret Rand
Format
Hardback | 256 pages
Dimensions
243 x 303 x 28mm | 1,570g
Publication date
15 Oct 2004
Publisher
Octopus Publishing Group
Imprint
MITCHELL BEAZLEY
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition
Illustrated
Edition Statement
Illustrated
ISBN10
1840009721
ISBN13
9781840009729
Bestsellers rank
797,556