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August 25, 2016 – DUE TO DEVASTATING FROST DAMAGE LAST SPRING, A SMALL CROP IS EXPECTED – “The frost catastrophe last spring leaves Austrian winegrowers currently facing a diminished vintage in terms of quantity, although there is a good crop of grapes now hanging on the vines in many regions. After the massive late frosts […]
It’s been a couple months since we named Justin Timsit of The Rittenhouse Philadelphia the Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Sommelier. Since then, Timsit joined the Austrian Wine Marketing Board for the biennial Vie Vinum fair and has been the topic of several prominent news articles. But we wanted to hear from him first hand. […]
July 1, 2016 – There’s something going on in Austria. In the first six months of 2016, resolutions were passed providing for numerous new developments in the Austrian wine law. On the 14th of June, these reforms came into effect in the form of an amendment to the Wine Law of 2009, encompassing – among other […]
The 2006 vintage in Austria was quite a tricky one with a fantastic result. A hot year with a long ripening season meant that some producers were hesitant to leave the fruit on the vines for fear of frost and/or other damaging weather conditions, but those who took the risk were heavily rewarded. Nevertheless, the […]