The World Atlas of Wine

What People are Saying

Video: Interview & Skype wine tasting with TIME magazine

Video: Interview on Bloomberg TV

Audio: Interview on I’ll Drink to That

Audio: Interview on Heritage Radio Network

Shortlisted for the André Simon Food & Drink Awards 2013

Praise for the 7th Edition…

‘Immense and beautiful…almost drinkable
BBC Radio 4

‘The World Atlas of Wine’ belongs on your shelf…  A multi-layered snapshot of wine and how it has evolved.’
Dave McIntyre, Washington Post (Read the review)

‘Simply superb work… buy it if you like wine at all’
Victoria Moore, The Telegraph (Read the review)

‘They are the Lewis and Clark of wine exploration… The World Atlas of Wine has always had extraordinary scope, and the seventh edition is no different… A beautifully done book’
Bill Saporito, TIME magazine (Watch the interview)

‘The most useful single volume on wine ever published… If I owned only one wine book, it would be this one. And this edition, please.’
Andrew Jefford, (Read the review)

‘There’s an infectious sense of glee about this new atlas.  I get the impression that Johnson and, in particular, Robinson with her humorous pedantry, really enjoyed writing it.’
Henry Jeffreys, The Guardian (Read the article)

‘What a fascinating ride it is.’
Irene Virbillia, Los Angeles Times (Read the review)

‘Couldn’t live without The World Atlas of Wine by Jancis Robinson and Hugh Johnson. If you only have one book on wine, let that be the one’
Natalie Grindstaff, director of beverage programs, Crafted Hospitality (Read the article)

‘The World Atlas of Wine does exactly what it says on the tin, and really helps in understanding the perplexing roles that geography, geology and topography all play in wine.’
Anthony Reynolds, The Herald Scotland (Read the article)

‘It’s a magical ode to the vine, an impeccable source of information and an endless inspiration to learn, to travel and above all, to taste.’
Alan Kingsbury, Foodepedia (Read the review)

‘Like a good bottle of wine, you’ll find yourself going back to it again and again.’
Edward Deitch  NBC/ (Read the article)

‘Internationally renowned wine writers Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson are once again at the helm to secure its place as one of the best “go to” books for wine reference and knowledge.’
Edge on the Net (Read the review)

‘The indispensable reference book’
Palate Press (Read the interview)

‘The essential reference book’
Terroirist (Read the interview)

‘When this book says it is both “revised and updated” it means it. I own two earlier editions of the WAoW. There is no region or country detailed in the book that I found not to have been updated in this new edition… Amazingly detailed maps of every wine region.’
Fermentation Wine Blog (Read the interview)

‘If you’ve been on another planet for the past six years and have lost track of what’s hot and what’s not in the wine industry, you can catch up via the new edition of The World Atlas of Wine’
Wine Searcher (Read the article)

‘The Book Everyone is Talking About… Every wine drinker should own it.’
Anthony Dias Blue

‘We declare this work as the most authoritative wine reference book ever available… a 400-page wonder ‘
Oregon Magazine

‘The World Atlas of Wine remains the single best reference book available that puts geography and place at its core.’
Joe Roberts, 1WineDude

Praise for past editions…

‘Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson are the Bordeaux and Burgundy of wine writers’
The Times

‘A thing of beauty and a joy for ever … fine cartography combines with expert text and evocative photography to create an irresistible package’

‘A useful investment whether you are planning a holiday with a little wine, or a wine trip with a little holiday’
BBC Good Food Magazine

‘The maps are intricate, informative and perfect for understanding some of the complicated wine regions…a necessary tool for anyone in the wine trade or any aspiring wine buffs’
Country Life

‘A truly comprehensive reference book by two of our foremost authorities on the subject’

‘The secret of its success lies in its comprehensiveness’
The Good Book Guide

‘A bible of the wine industry’

‘A great reference work for the serious wine buff ’
Stella, Sunday Telegraph

‘The “bible” for oenophiles’
– Sunday Telegraph

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