Hugh Johnson

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Birthday
10, 1939
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
England

About

English wine expert who published some of the best-selling wine books in the world. He is most famous for his 1971 World Atlas of Wine.

Before Fame

He discovered his interest in wine-tasting while studying at King's College, Cambridge in the 1950s.

Trivia

He made history by sampling a bottle of 1540 German wine in 1961.

Family Life

He published a 2006 autobiography with the appropriate title of A Life Uncorked.

Associated With

He and Chef George Calombaris were both featured in Global Food and Wine Magazine.