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Tasting Games: Grüner Veltliner

A couple of weekends ago we participated in the Second Glass Wine Riot tastings in Washington DC – a tasting geared toward Millenials that really adds an educational component to wine tastings rather just being a four-hour power our of a tasting. We had our own booth which means we were also afforded the opportunity […]

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#WineChat: Riesling! Jan 11, 2012

We’re not hosting this week’s #WineChat, but we have to admit, we’re pretty jazzed about the topic: RIESLING. We recently covered Riesling in the 12 Days of Austrian Wine, so we won’t reinvent the wheel in this post, but we thought we’d make a note of announcing the opportunity you’re faced with: a night to […]

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12 Days of Austrian Wine Day #7: Ruster Ausbruch

On the seventh day of Austrian wine, we received liquid gold! More literally, we received Ruster Ausbruch- a noble sweet wine from the town of Rust, Burgenland that is unlike any other in the world. Austria’s Burgenland region has been long known for its sweet wines that showcase an intoxicating balance of sugar and acid. […]

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12 Days of Austrian Wine Day #6: Gumpoldskirchen Königswein

On the sixth day of Austrian wine, we receive Gumpoldskirchen Königswein (and thank goodness, because it is incredibly fun to say!) Produced in the town of Gumpolskirchen in Thermenregion, Gumpoldskirchen Königswein is a traditional cuvee of white grapes grown within the city limits including the rare Rotgipfler and Zierfandler. Literally translated to mean “the King’s […]

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