Hugh Johnson OBE is the world’s most pre-eminent and prolific writer on wine. Starting out more than fifty years ago as a wine correspondent on Vogue magazine he has progressed through the world of wine, writing, editing and broadcasting giving us some of the most influential information around, including The Story of Wine to his Pocket Wine Book now in its 37th edition.
Hugh has also won almost every wine book award in existence. Along the way he has received numerous medals and awards, been the Director of a French Champagne house and helped to save wine production in Hungary, all the while combining this with a second career as a gardening expert and writer.
With his engaging style and vast knowledge Hugh brings us a fund of stories about his lifetime in wine in this rewarding, inspiring and indepth interview.
Hugh's new book 'The Story Of Wine' which is available now and we are also offering a special discount off the book.
Enter the code- TEWC5 at checkout by visiting the Academie Du Vin Library website.