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12 Days of Austrian Wine: Reds for every palate

As the weather gets cooler, we reach for heartier wines, often red. As demonstrated by our successful New York tasting, the time is now for the red wines of Austria. The renaissance of those great varieties – namely those made from our indigenous grapes Zweigelt, Blaufrankisch, and Sankt Laurent, made a wonderful range of wines […]

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12 Days of Austrian Wine: Alder Yarrow’s Book

Our friend, Alder Yarrow, released a wonderful book earlier this year entitled, “The Essence of Wine” in which he depicts  a wine category through images and essays. From the website, A coffee table book of amazing photographs about the flavors and aromas that make wine magical. With wine recommendations and essays. This book is unlike […]

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12 Days of Austrian Wine 2014: Pairings for Eiswein

Ah Eiswein, it isn’t every year we get such a special treat, but when we do, we are very thankful. Although the results are still not in for 2014, in recent years we were lucky enough to harvest these gems. Naturally, their high concentration of sugar and low alcohol make them highly enjoyable on their own, […]

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12 Days of Austrian Wine 2014: Our New Sekt Classification System

This was an exciting year for sparkling wine category of Austria – better known as Sekt. The newly formed Sparkling Wine Committee of Austria was quite diligent and soon after their formation they announced the newest classification system for the quality wines of Austria. The three-tiered pyramid ensures that consumers understand what they are buying […]

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