Synopsis by Elizabeth Smith
Wine expert Hugh Johnson hosts this five-part series that features Japanese, American, European, and Middle Eastern wineries. Several episodes also address the environmental threats to grape crops, special champagnes, and the newest wine-making technologies. This volume focuses on how wars have affected specific vineyards and how insects have threatened healthy grape crops over the years. Bordeaux, Port, and Madeira wines receive special attention in various segments.
appreciation, history, wine