Featured Food Pairing: Austria Uncorked Edition, Seasonal & Vienna Cookie Company

No gourmet food spread would be complete without dessert, which is why Wolfgang Ban of Seasonal and Heidi Riegler of Vienna Cookie Company are tantalizing your taste buds with Austrian Cheesecake and Austrian Cookies, respectively. Add a little dessert wine from Burgenland and we know you’ll have a tough time pulling yourself away!

Seasonal is owned and operated by Wolfgang Ban and Edi Frauneder who have also recently launched an Austrian Heurigen themed wine bar, Edi & The Wolf in Alphabet City. Like their new wine bar, Seasonal is focused on Austrian cuisine. The upscale atmosphere appeals to sophisticated clientele offering up unique fare that’s the talk of the town – we’re sure you won’t want to miss this delicious delicacy!

The Vienna Cookie Company will be serving special Austrian cookies that are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. You’re not going to want to miss this finger foods. Like we said before, we’d recommend trying out some of Austria’s liquid gold from Burgenland. You may have heard of Kracher’s wines before and you should be sure to try them, but don’t stop there! There are so many other great dessert wines to be had. The best part? They’re not the kind of dessert wines that are going to hit with you with a face full of sugar and leave you running for a glass of water. Although the residual sugar of these wines can be quite high, Austrian winemakers pride themselves on maintaining a proper balance of acid and sugar. This provides a refreshing finish on the wines and allows that leaves you aching for another sip.

A perfect evening for a perfect night – you can have your cake and eat it too!

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