Hugh Johnson teams up with one of the finest landscape and travel photographers, Andy Katz, to create the essence of Tuscany, its history, culture, landscapes, towns, villages, people and cuisine - and, above all, its wines, vineyards and winemakers. Hugh's treatment of this many-faceted subject is perfectly crafted and attuned to the mood which is set by the 100 sparkling images it accompanies. Tuscany and its Wines is for everyone enthralled by the unique Tuscan marriage of light and landscape, wine and food, vines and olives, beauty and history. - An irresistible portrait of Tuscany's culture, history, landscapes, people, foods and, above all, the wines. - Combines the inspiring words of Hugh Johnson with the vibrant photography of Andy Katz. - Captures Tuscany's magic from dawn to dusk in all seasons, with illuminating appreciation of all its towns.
Hugh Johnson is the world's best-selling writer on wine. With the publication of his first book, Wine, Hugh established himself at the age of 27 as the most refreshing and authoritative voice on the subject. During the past three decades he has repeatedly written books that have become landmarks in the subject, including his classic World Atlas of Wine, in its fourth edition, Wine Companion and Story of Wine. Photographer, Andy Katz has spent the last 20 years taking photographs in more than 80 countries. His photographs feature in many titles including A Portrait of the Napa and Sonoma , Vineyard and The Heart of Burgundy. His work is exhibited in numerous museums and galleries from New York to Tokyo.