Frederick Frank is president of Dr. Konstantin Frank Wine Cellars, a position he has held since 1993. After graduating from Cornell University, Fred worked for Banfi Vintners in sales from 1979 to 1982, before attending Geisenheim Reserch Institute for Viticulture and Enology in West Germany in 1982-1983. He was managing director of Old Brookville Vineyard at Banfi from 1984 to 1993.
Under Fred’s leadership the winery’s production and number of honors received has increased greatly, with Dr. Frank’s Riesling poured on numerous occasions in the White House. Wines from Dr. Frank’s winery are now available in over 30 states, making them among the most visible and well-known produced in New York State. The winery draws 70,000 visitors each year, providing a considerable boost for the local economy.
Fred, the winery, and its wines have been featured in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Wine & Spirits Magazine, New York Times, The Washington Post, Wine Enthusiast and more. Daughter Meaghan Frank recently joined the winery as General Manager. Fred is enjoying his time working together with Meaghan to continue to the winery’s vision of excellence.
Please join Fred Frank on this luxury river cruise down the Blue Danube visiting Prague, Vilshofen, Vienna, Budapest and some of the most beautiful villages in Austria.
Please note: This wine tasting tour and luxury Danube river cruise through Prague, Vilshofen, Vienna and Budapest is created by our tour operator, Tours & Wine (by Expanding Horizons) of Tustin, California, in conjunction with AmaWaterways. The pre and/or post cruise tour program will contain private meals, tours and/or visits to attractions. These additional services are exclusive to guests on this cruise who book their reservations with Expanding Horizons. Persons booking with alternative travel agencies will not be included in these activities.