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An introduction to traveling around German vineyards for the relative novice. This handy guide combines practical advice for the tourist with stunning photography, serving as a solid introduction to German wines with tips on what to expect when sampling it in Germany.
For the reader interested in extensive, but accessible, information on Germany’s wines. This entertaining title discusses the history of Germany’s wine production and provides an overview of German wines and grape varieties. Latter chapters delve into specific regions and the wines produced in each.
A relatively brief volume (at 293 pages) for its scope, this title covers more than a thousand years of German history, from the Middle Ages to the present. This introduction is intended for the general reader and will prepare travelers to Germany with context from the country’s rich social, political and cultural past.
An accurate, if generalized, portrayal of modern German customs. This insightful text prepares the novice and seasoned tourist to Germany for what can be surprising, yet fascinating, cultural differences.
Here is an excellent English translation of nineteenth-century poet, Heinrich Heine’s, eponymous poem about the Lorelei. Heine adapted Clemens Brentano’s theme about the bewitching young woman into this famous poem. Beloved and memorized by schoolchildren the world over, Heine’s poem served as the gateway for the legend’s dissemination into popular culture.
An exploration of the important role of the Rhine in German culture, this volume is useful to tourists and scholars alike. Abundant photographs of the landscape, castles, cathedrals and artworks grace its pages, alongside historical discussion of the landmarks that stretch the entire length of the Rhine River.