Newsbites 10-7-2011

Lots of good things this week in the world of Austrian wine!

Jeremy Parzen and Houston Press named Nikolaihof Grüner Veltliner Hefeabzug from Wachau the Wine of the Week! He paired it with one of his wife’s dishes and it sounds like a great meal, indeed! Find out why by clicking through the link.

What do wine experts recommend when you’re looking to for quality wines on a low budget? Austrian wine! And the good news is its versatile and can please the party guest to the wine snob.

What were the Top 100 Best Buys according to Wine Enthusiast? You’ll have to check the list for all the winners, but keep an eye out for a few select wines…Austria, of course, made the list!

Another Austrian wine made Wine of the Week this week – Domaene Wachau Terrassen Federspiel. Find out some more info about the wine and the producer through the link.

Appel on wine tells us about a new hot brand from Austria, specifically made for the US market from Michael Martin: The Lobster Wines. Good marketing and great juice.

Corks and Forks – pop open a bottle of Gruener Veltliner and dive into something Asian inspired while you read this one. You’ll definitely finish hungry!

Still in the Oktoberfest mood? Why not try a glass of Gruener Veltliner with your traditional fair? Lighter, spicier and a whole different experience than with beer!

Julia Sevenich is at is again, this time on Jeff Leve’s Cellar Blog. This week she teaches us all about one of Austria’s little-known red grapes: St. Laurent. Grab a glass and sit down for a good read!

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