|Hugh Johnson the renowned wine writer and columnist was awarded the Officer of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s New Years Honours list. His OBE was awarded for services to winemaking and horticulture. Johnson has been writing about wine since 1960. He has written for many magazines and published several books including an autobiography, A Life Uncorked (2006) and The World Atlas of Wine.|
This book was co-authored with Jancis Robinson who writes a column for Sommelier India and is a much renowned wine writer in her own right. She was made an OBE in 2003.