Hugh Johnson’s Story of Wine.

"Farmer and artist, drudge and dreamer, hedonist and masochist, alchemist and accountant - the winegrower is all these things": Hugh Johnson's Story of Wine; signed by him

Hugh Johnson’s Story of Wine.


Item Number: 119742

London: Mitchell Beazley, 2002.

Early printing of this landmark work in wine literature. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed by Hugh Johnson on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Author photograph by Jeremy Dixon.

In this extraordinary book, Hugh Johnson, the world's best-selling wine author, traces the history of wine from the dawn of civilization through the bacchanalian splendor of the ancient world to the present day. Story of Wine has won every major wine book award in both Britain and the United Sates including The Wine Guide Premier Award, The Andre Simon Drink Book of the Year Award, The Wine Guild Book of the Year Award, and The Glenfiddich Drink Book of the Year Award.

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