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Austrian Wines Find a Home in California

In times of old, the mention of Grüner Veltliner or Blaufränkisch… even Riesling, would result in a sideways glance from the majority of people, a gloss of the eyes, and a response of, “I’ll have the Chardonnay.” But if there’s any testament to the fact that Austrian varieties have become a mainstay on any worthwhile […]

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Austrian Wine Pop-up Heuriger at the WBC 14

This past weekend Austrian wine took over a local winery in Santa Barbara’s Buellton, Cold Heaven Cellars, in the regions first-ever, pop-up heuriger held during the annual Wine Blogger’s Conference. Friday night was all about Austria as Bar Biesl of Los Angeles cooked up some traditional Austrian fare – hello goulash, pretzels, and sausage – […]

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Austrian Wine Tasting Groups: Grüner Veltliner

We are happy to announce our first-ever tasting group series set to take place quarterly within the Austrian Trade Commission of New York and other areas around the country. Our first-ever roundup focused on Grüner Veltliner and the variation in styles, regions, price points, and more. A tasting collection of 16 wines was presented to industry […]

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Terry Theise: Vertical Tasting of the Kamptal

We are certainly a lucky group. Last October marked our four decades tasting of Grüner Veltliner and we were fortunate enough to be invited to another great event hosted by Terry Theise last week. The event featured the wines of the Kamptal from producers Weingut Hiedler, Weingut Hirsch, Weingut Bründlmayer, and Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg from […]

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