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A Traveller's Wine Guide to Germany
Freddy Price, photography by Janet Price

published 2013 • 7 1/2" x 9 3/8" • 310 pages • maps and color photos
ISBN 9781566568937 • paperback • $24.00

Anyone looking for delicious food and wine, stunning landscapes and a warm welcome will find Germany wine country truly delightful. The tremendous diversity of its wines is a revelation to many visitors to Germany.  This book offers many tips on where to enjoy the local cuisine with these delightful wines as well as meeting the winemakers, as it guides visitors on a journey through Germany’s thirteen wine regions.

A Traveller’s Wine Guide to Germany provides a basic introduction to German wine, from the vineyards to the cellars, with guidelines on what to expect when sampling it. It also take the wine tourist on a journey through remote areas that are infrequently visited in order to taste the best of German wines.

• Itineraries and maps • Local gastronomic specialties • Hundreds of visitor-friendly wineries • Descriptions of local and regional wines • Museums and sightseeing points • Lists of wine festivals and exhibitions • Restaurants, hotels and wine stores • Reference section, websites and glossary

Freddy and Janet Price’s book Riesling Renaissance won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for “The Best Book on Wine, Europe.” Freddy joined the wine trade in 1953 and married Janet in 1957. He became involved in most aspects of wine: buying, selling, marketing, lecturing, judging on tasting panels, writing about wines and leading tours around wine regions. In 1988 he set up an agency representing seven major estates in different regions of Germany. He also began to write regular articles for Decanter Magazine. Meanwhile, Janet had travelled solo to most of the wine-growing regions of the world, taking photographs to illustrate numerous wine books (including the Traveller’s Wine Guides) and magazines. Research for their book Riesling Renaissance (Mitchell Beazley, 2004) took them round all the relevant regions of Germany and Austria, Alsace, USA, Canada, Chile, Argentina, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. Freddy was also awarded Herkunft Deutschland from the President of the VDP (association of top German wine estates) for his writing on German wines.

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