Chocolatour takes readers around the world in search of the best chocolate, most innovative chocolate makers, exciting chocolate events, and enticing chocolate destinations. In her research for the first volume of Chocolatour, Pendgracs has visited and interviewed chocolatiers and chocolate makers from Belgium, France, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Holland, and the UK. She also visited cacao growing regions in Peru, Ecuador, and St. Lucia.
Chocolatour includes a chapter on the health benefits of chocolate, growing cacao and how it is magically transformed into chocolate, recipes and pairings, and an A-Z Global Guide for Chocolate Lovers. Pendgracs also makes recommendations on chocolate excellence in her awards chapter. If you love fine artisan chocolate and you love to travel, Chocolatour is for you. It makes a great gift for the chocolate lover in your life. Chocolatour can be obtained via the author's site at http://chocolatour.net. Doreen Pendgracs is a Canadian travel writer and author.
Chocolatour is her fourth book. Volume I of Chocolatour is the first in a series. Volume II is expected to be released in 2015 and will focus ion the Americas and the Caribbean.