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Austrian Wine Heading to TexSom 2018

We’re pleased to announce we’re heading to TexSom for another year! Join us at the Grand Tasting on Monday evening, August 13th, for a taste of four great wines from Austria. Winery Christoph Hoch: NV Österreich Pet Nat „Kalkspitz“ Christoph Hoch took responsibility for the winery in 2013 and is supported by his family. He has […]

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Announcing the First Master Sommelier Exam in Austria

2018-08-07 A great honor for Austria: for the first time in its history, the highly respected Court of Master Sommeliers will conduct its examination for membership outside the UK or the US – and nowhere else but in Austria! The Master Sommelier Diploma, which will be awarded at Klosterneuburg Abbey in August, is considered the highest honour to which […]

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Announcing Austria Uncorked: San Francisco’s Best Sommelier 2018

We are pleased to announce Austria Uncorked: Best Sommelier is heading to San Francisco this October 15th! We’re looking for the best and brightest in the industry to go head-to-head with their peers in a written, blind-tasting, and service oriented competition for a chance to wine a coveted spot on the biennial Austrian Wine Summit […]

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The New System of Origin for the Steiermark

On Monday 2 July 2018, representatives of the Regional Wine Committee and Wein Steiermark (Styria) held a historic pressconference, one that would herald a new era in the annals of Styrian wine. According to the announcement, the Steiermark will be inaugurating a new system of origins with the 2018 vintage. Corresponding to the three Styrian winegrowing regions, this […]

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