Newsbites 11-4-11

Austrian wine is booming this season as evidenced by this impressive list of articles written by some great publications over the past few weeks.

Gruener Veltliner is, simply put, value as outlined by this article by Wine Budget Examiner in Chicago. Check out his top picks to get a great bang for your buck without sacrificing anything.

Snooth dipped it’s toe in 8 more Austrian Rieslings recently – which did they dabble in this time? Some excellent picks if we do say so ourselves.

The Best of New Orleans Gambit shares with us a delicious wine from the Kremstal produced by Weingut Stadt Krems. Deliciously profiled here and it’s hard to beat for the price!

Fringe Wine led us 0ff-the-beaten path with not one, but three great articles on Zierfandler, Rotgipfler and their noble blend, Gumpoldskirchen (and they’re all so fun to say!) Learn a little more about these grapes on his blog and find out some of his top picks.

In preparation for Wednesday night’s #WineChat, our friend at WineFoot.com got creative and started pairing the wines with which food? Bacon, of course? Yay or ney? He say’s yes! He also highlights the line-up here (check out that picture!)

Sasha Smith at the NY Wine Salon outlines a lesser-known red grape produced in Austria, St. Laurent – a seriously well made wine that doesn’t ask too much of its drinker.

Naturally, the Wine of the Month Club chose an Austrian wine as it’s Wine of the Month – which wines was it? Read on to find out.

The Wine Hub also outlined some great news about our best-known grape, Gruener Veltliner, the night before the #WineChat – “..before you talk about it, learn about it,” he said.

CT bit into Gruener Veltliner on CT Bites, dabbling in some great selections at the popular wine bar chain, Barcelona.

In NYC? Come check us out at the Around the World in 80 Sips event by Bottlenotes tonight!

In VA? Head over to Vienna, VA for some awesome Austrians  featuring a fantastic quartet of  tonight!

Want to travel through Austria like a pro? Check out KW Selections exclusive wine tour occurring in early June of next year and coinciding with Austria’s biggest, biannual wine show, Vie Vinum. Attend the fair and then travel through the wine regions for an up-close and personal look. Why wouldn’t you?!

Prost!

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