German Wine Guide

German Wine Guide

by Armin Diel, Joel Payne
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German Wine Guide by Armin Diel, Joel Payne

At the beginning of this century German Rieslings were the most expensive wines in the world, commanding higher prices than the top growths of Bordeaux. Today, in their incomparably light and elegant style, they offer value for money unmatched by any other wine-producing country. During the past decade, German producers have been paying more attention to quality of their wines, reducing yields but enhancing their reputations. The wine world has noticed, and the consumer is beginning to as well, meaning that there are more and better German wines in our stores all the times.

The German Wine Guide provides a region-by-region critique of individual vineyards and wines, including tasting notes and a price guide. The scope, while selective, is vast, taking in both the known estates of the Mosel and little-known vineyards crafting fine wines. The authors are considered the two most influential wine writers in Germany. As German wines continue to attract more attention, this will be the resource both for aficionados and amateurs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789205773
Publisher: Abbeville Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/28/1999
Pages: 520
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Armin Diel was raised on a vineyard and is the owner of one of Germanys leading wine estates. He is also one of the countrys most respected wine and food critics.

Joel Payne is an American living in Germany who has been a wine critic for nearly twenty years.

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Knittinmom More than 1 year ago
I gave this as a gift to a wine loving friend who is relocating to Munich. He loved it and tells me it is very thorough and useful.