Hugh Eric Allan JOHNSON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1939-03-10
Education Rugby, King's Coll Cambridge (MA)
Books & Publications Wine (1966, revised 1974), Frank Schoonmaker's Encyclopedia of Wine (ed, 1967), The World Atlas of Wine (1971, 7 edn (with Jancis Robinson) 2013), The International Book of Trees (1973, revised 1984 and 1993, reissued 2000, new edn entitled Trees 2010), The California Wine Book (with Bob Thompson, 1976), Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book (annually since 1977), The Principles of Gardening (1979, revised 1984, republished as Hugh Johnson's Gardening Companion 1996), Understanding Wine (1980), Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion (1983, 6 edn (with Stephen Brook) 2009), How to Enjoy Wine (1985, revised edn 1998), The Atlas of German Wines (1986, revised edn 1995), The Hugh Johnson Cellar Book (1986), The Wine Atlas of France (with Hubrecht Duijker, 1987, revised edn 1997), The Story of Wine (1989), The Art & Science of Wine (with James Halliday, 1992, revised edn 2007), Hugh Johnson on Gardening (1993), Tuscany and its Wines (2000), Wine: A Life Uncorked (2005), Hugh Johnson in The Garden (2009), Trees - A Lifetime's Journey through Forests, Woods and Gardens (2010), Wine Journal (2011); many articles on gastronomy, gardening and travel incl Tradescant's Diary in The Garden (monthly 1975-2006, now online and quarterly in Hortus magazine)
Recreations gardening, forestry, the table, pictures
Clubs Garrick, Brooks's, Saintsbury, Essex, Keyhaven Yacht
Style Hugh Johnson, Esq, OBE
Career staff writer Vogue and House & Garden 1960-63, ed Wine & Food (sec Wine & Food Soc 1963-65), travel ed Sunday Times 1967 (wine corr 1962-67), ed Queen 1968-70, wine ed Gourmet Magazine 1971-72, editorial dir The Garden 1975-90 (conslt 1990-2005), gardening corr New York Times 1985-86; chm The Hugh Johnson Collection Ltd; dir Société Civile de Château Latour 1986-2001; wine conslt: Jardines Wine Tokyo 1986-2002, The Royal Tokaji Wine Co 1989-; pres: Sunday Times Wine Club 1973-, The Circle of Wine Writers 1997-2007; hon pres The International Wine and Food Soc 2002-08, hon pres Wine and Spirit Educn Tst 2009-11, vice-chm Int Dendrology Soc 2014-; churchwarden St James Great Saling 1971-98, tstee St James's Conservation Tst 2005-, pres Met Public Gardens Assoc 2012-, dir Exbury Gardens Ltd 2013-; fndr memb Tree Cncl 1974; Gold Veitch Meml Medal RHS 2000; corresponding memb Accademia dei Georgofili Florence 1996-; Hon Dr Univ of Essex 1998; fell commoner King's Coll Cambridge 2001; Chevalier de l'Ordre Nationale du Mérite 2004; Films How to Handle A Wine (video 1984), Wine - A Users Guide (with KQED San Francisco, 1986), Vintage - A History of Wine (with WGBH Boston and Channel 4, 1989), Return Voyage (for Star TV Hong Kong, 1992)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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