2021 book reviews – stocking fillers

Hugh Johnson Pocket Book, TD Alamanc, 70 Wine Cartoons

Three lightweight little books to squeeze into the festive stocking... respectively useful, fun and eccentric.

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2022

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2022 
Margaret Rand 
Published by Mitchell Beazley 
ISBN 9781784726881 

I last reviewed this little pocket book back in 2015 – was it really that long ago?! This is the 45th edition of Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book, but this is the first one that Hugh Johnson hasn't had any hand in. Margaret Rand, who has been general editor for the last 15 years, has now taken over the reins completely, writing in her introduction that 'Hugh is handing...