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Austrian Wine for Thanksgiving: Infographic

The holidays can be stressful, take the worry out of wine pairings with our handy chart focused on Thanksgiving pairings. Austrian wine = the ultimate pairing collection.  

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Austrian Wine Christening and the 2015 Bacchus Prize 2015, Steinhalle Lannach/Steiermark, from the left to the right: Willi Klinger (Head of the Austria Wine Marketing Board), Johannes Schmuckenschlager (Austrian Winegrowers' Association President), National Wine Queen Katharina Putz, Priest Franz Brei, Hermann Schützenhöfer (Regional Member of the Steiermark Provincial Government), August Schmölzer (Austrian Bacchus Prize 2015), Gus Vahlkamp representing The Slanted Door (Austrian Bacchus Prize 2015) and Birgit Perl (Moderation), © AWMB/ Anna Stöcher

Austrian Wine Christening and the 2015 Bacchus Prize…

November 6, 2015 – This year’s christening of the vintage took place on 3 November in Lannach, Weststeiermark. The presiding clergyman, Styrian minister Franz Brei, christened the consecrational wine ‘Gustl 58’, named after a social initiative for spiritual developmentoriginating in the region. At the centre of the presentation stood this year’s winners of theBacchus Prize, […]

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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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The Faces & Facets of a Global Classic: Riesling

October 21st brought with it much delight for the wine trade of New York because on that same day there was held the most comprehensive Austrian Riesling tasting the city had ever seen. The tasting, held at Le Bernardin Privee, welcomed top wine professionals from across the Eastern seaboard to join in a riveting discussion […]

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