…..and the winner for Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Somm 2016 is…

….Justin Timsit of The Rittenhouse Philadelphia! Justin will join the AWMB at the Vie Vinum festival in Vienna this year, gratis! Second place: Robin Pohlman of Cafe Katja who received ...

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Meet the Contestants: Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Somm 2016

Get to know the contestants! Every day we will release a profile of one or two contestants on social media and post the update here until the competition happening on ...

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Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Somm 2016 Qualifying Exam Answers

Registered contestants were asked to take the below qualifying exam in order to showcase their knowledge and their right to a seat in the Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Sommelier 2016 competition. Each ...

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And the Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Sommelier 2016 Contestants Are…

We are pleased to announce the official contestant list for the first ever Austria Uncorked: New York’s Best Sommelier 2016! The event, happening in New York on April 18th at Riverpark, will require contestants to complete both a written exam and blind tasting exam and the top three scoring contestants will also complete a service […]

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Austria Uncorked – Practice exam answers

Thank you for taking the Austria Uncorked mock up exam. Please find below the answers to all our questions. What color of wine is Roter Veltliner traditionally made into? White  What does “Alte Reben” mean on a bottle of Austrian wine? Old vines  What are the three sub-regions of Styria? Südsteiermark, Weststeiermark, Südoststeiermark  What is […]

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Austrian Wine Heads to Philadelphia with Decades of Great Gruener Veltliner April 20th

Join us April 20th at the Union League Club in Philadelphia for a great tasting of Gruener Veltliner across the decades. To register, please fill out this form. Please note this tasting is open to qualified trade & press only and we reserve the right to refuse entry. Seating is limited to 24 seats, you […]

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Austria: In High Visibility at ProWein 2016

It’s happening again this year in springtime: anybody in the world of wine who wishes to be noticed will be present from 13–15 March at ProWein in Düsseldorf. As was the case in 2015, Austria will once more have Hall 17 to itself, fielding more than 360 exhibitors. Hours of operation will be adjusted slightly […]

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