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Hugh Johnson

Hugh Johnson accepts orange wine challenge

Hugh Johnson has taken up the challenge of wine writer Simon Woolf to taste a selection of orange wines after Woolf took exception to Johnson’s comments that such wines were “a sideshow and a waste of time”.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 9 Comments »

Will we all be drinking orange wine in 2017?

A recent Independent article made the claim that “we will all be drinking orange wine in 2017”. Just how silly a claim is this?

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 5 Comments »

Gabriel Stone leaves db for British drinks co

Gabriel Stone is leaving the drinks business after seven years writing for the magazine to join a new company devoted to exporting British drinks.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Johnson reflects on Lifetime Achievement

“I’ll try not to let you down,” Hugh Johnson OBE told a crowd of leading figures from the wine industry as he accepted his Lifetime Achievement Award.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Hugh Johnson OBE given lifetime achievement award by db and IMW

Wine writer Hugh Johnson OBE has been named as the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Institute of Masters of Wine and the drinks business.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 3 Comments »

Top 10 wine education books

If you are looking to boost your knowledge of grapes, brush up on your wine regions and become a wine aficionado, these essential wine education books are sure to help you on your way.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 4 Comments »

Germany names first Riesling Fellows

Six representatives from the UK trade have been appointed as founder members of the Riesling Fellowship, a new initiative created by the German Wine Institute.

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Johnson auction nets £88,000

The sale of wine writer Hugh Johnson’s cellar made £88,000 this week with Pétrus topping the proceedings.

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 No Comments »

‘Confusing’ wine descriptions revealed

New research by Laithwaite’s has picked out the words and phrases that consumers find the least and most useful when describing wine.

Monday, April 15th, 2013 4 Comments »

Hugh Johnson to auction off cellar

Celebrated wine writer, Hugh Johnson, is putting part of his extensive cellar up for auction.

Friday, April 5th, 2013 No Comments »

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