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Tuscany and Its Wines

By Hugh Johnson,Photographs by Andy Katz

9-1/2 x 8-3/4 in; 144 pp;
110 color images
Hardcover
August 2000
ISBN 9780811827225
ISBN10 0811827224

SKU# 9780811827225

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Join world-renowned wine writer Hugh Johnson in this beautiful homage to Tuscany. Experience its history, landscapes, towns, villages, people, cuisine, and above all, its wines and vineyards as he journeys through the sunbaked hillsides and moonlit valley...
Tuscany and Its Wines


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Tuscany and Its Wines

Join world-renowned wine writer Hugh Johnson in this beautiful homage to Tuscany. Experience its history, landscapes, towns, villages, people, cuisine, and above all, its wines and vineyards as he journeys through the sunbaked hillsides and moonlit valleys. Tuscany and Its Wines evokes the Tuscan magic from dawn to dusk. Traveling from town to town, through wheat fields and farmland, Johnson not only explores the Tuscan geography and wineries, but shares the culture and sitesfrom a beautiful cathedral in Siena to a good place for a drink in Monte Amiata. Johnson's illuminating descriptions, wisdom, and knowledge coupled with more than 100 breathtaking photographs capture the very essence of Tuscany and bring the author's passion for the region's distinctive grape varietals to life. Tuscany and Its Wines is for everyone enthralled by Tuscany's sacred marriage of light and landscape, food and wine, beauty and history.

 

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9-1/2 x 8-3/4 in; 144 pp;
110 color images
Hardcover
August 2000
ISBN 9780811827225
ISBN10 0811827224
Hugh Johnson is the world's preeminent writer on wine and has authored numerous books on the subject. His first book, Wine, has international sales totaling over seven million copies, and his classic World Atlas of Wine is now in its fourth edition. Johnson is a winner of the Academy of Bordeaux's coveted Literary Prize. He lives in Essex, England.

Andy Katz has spent the last 20 years taking photographs in more than 80 countries. His work is exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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