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Austrian Wine Summit – Day 2: The Weinviertel DAC

The next morning each of the four groups was hustled onto early morning buses to embark on their separate journeys. Our bus took us to the Weinviertel DAC where we learned a little bit more about the region and had an opportunity to taste through many wines not available in the US. The Weinviertel DAC […]

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Gruener Veltliner – a grape of many faces

There’s this nasty little rumor going around that states Gruener Veltliner must be a grape of intense, bright acidity, green apple, white pepper spice and citrus. While the core of Gruener’s taste profile is undoubtedly characterized by these elementary traits, like Riesling, Gruener Veltliner is actually a grape of many faces, dependent upon the soil […]

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EWBC Kickoff Event in NYC!

The European Wine Blogger’s Conference, hosted by the Austrian Wine Marketing Board in Vienna October 22-24, kicked off in NYC last night at the Austrian Cultural Center with special thanks to Gabriella and Ryan Opaz of Catavino.The event showcased a variety of wines from a variety of grapes such as Austria’s indigenous Blaufränkisch, Grüner Veltliner, […]

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An Oldie but a Good One: Wine Library TV #181 Grüner Veltliner!

Watch Gary V as he has his first taste of Grüner Veltliner way back when!

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