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Terry Theise: Vertical Tasting of the Kamptal

We are certainly a lucky group. Last October marked our four decades tasting of Grüner Veltliner and we were fortunate enough to be invited to another great event hosted by Terry Theise last week. The event featured the wines of the Kamptal from producers Weingut Hiedler, Weingut Hirsch, Weingut Bründlmayer, and Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg from […]

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Austrian Wine Fact of the Day: Kremstal

Today’s Austrian wine fact is Kremstal, particularly noted for Gruner Veltliner and Riesling and full bodied reds. The Kremstal’s terroir is “soft loess” (half stone, half soil) of clay and limestone as the region spans a significant portion of the Danube. The region is located in between Kamptal and the Wachau. Noted producers are: Salomon-Undhof […]

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Austrian Wines Magnum Party

As promised, here’s the recap on the Austrian Wines Magnum party. Friday night the Austrian Trade Commission and Austrian Wine Marketing Board hosted an Austrian Wines Magnum party held at the Hearth Restaurant in the East Village in New York City at 11pm. Friends of Austrian Wine and the top Sommeliers in Manhattan gathered to […]

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Austrian Samples & Swing

On Thursday, May 13th my boss Steve Raye and I headed back to New York for the “Austrian Samples & Swing” party at the Austrian Consulate General on East 69th street in Manhattan. Prior to the event we needed to make a stop at MHW, Ltd. in Manhasset, NY. MHW, Ltd. is an importer and […]

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