The World Atlas of Wine commands the position as the indispensable wine book for novice and expert alike thanks to its exceptional maps, the quality of prose, and its well-timed revisions. Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson have teamed up to combine their unrivalled talents to produce this fifth edition, with an impressive collection of 178 new and fully updated detailed maps.
Fifteen years ago Hugh Johnson wrote what is critically considered to be his masterpiece and a timeless classic of wine literature The Story of Wine. It has been heralded as one of the most comprehensive and certainly one of the nost ebjoyable books on wine in any language. This second edition has been condensed, updated, and re-illustrated with a selection of new evocative photographs to bring the book up-to-date with the latest developments in the world of wine.
Also included is a free CD version of Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2006.