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Dreistufige Qualitätspyramide, © ÖWM

The quality of Austrian Sekt, reaching for a higher plane

November 2, 2015 – The Day of Austrian Sekt 2015 brought with it a cause for celebration. The three levels of the Austrian Sekt quality-pyramid are to be henceforth identified with the designations Klassik, Reserve and Große Reserve (Grand Reserve). With this comes not only the guarantee that – in purchasing an Austrian Sekt with […]

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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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