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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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Tour of Heilingenstein, Focus on Riesling: Can You Taste the Rocks?

The biennial Vie VInum fair offers visitors from around the world the chance to experience Austria both in the halls of the Hofburg at the fair, but also throughout the country as excursions, winery visits, and specialized tours are collaborated throughout the regions. One of those excursions was organized thanks to the help of Paul […]

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Austrian Wine Hosts Record Number of International Wine Specialists at VieVinum.

June 17, 2014 - AT THE INVITATION OF THE AWMB, MORE THAN 900 INTERNATIONAL WINE PROFESSIONALS ATTEND AUSTRIA’S BIGGEST WINE FAIR – 15,000 visitors from all over the world flocked to the Hofburg palace in Vienna from June 14th to June 16th to attend this year’s VieVinum, the biggest wine event in Austria. And once again, the […]

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