"it should be said, dispassionately but categorically, that Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion is the finest book ever written on that subject." John Arlott, Guardian "An excellent reference for the serious wine drinker." Chicago Sun-Times
About the Author
Hugh Johnson's first book Wine was published in 1966 and established him as one of the foremost writers on the subject. He then went on to write a remarkable sequence of wine titles including The World Atlas of Wine, now in its sixth edition and co-authorized with Jancis Robinson. His annually updated Pocket Wine Book sells more than 400,000 copies each year throughout the world.
Stephen Brook is a highly regarded wine writer, with over thirty books to his credit. His Wines of California won the Glenfiddich and Veuve Clicquot awards, and Le Prix du Lonson Champagne, for best wine book of 2000.