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Austrian Wine: Vintages

Shopping Austrian wine? Check out our chart to get the low-down on the past several vintages. What are some of your favorites?

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The Austrian Vintage 2010: A Happy Ending with Small Quantities

The 2010 vintage was defined by unusually difficult weather conditions, with low grape yields the result. Nevertheless, crisp white wines and fine, lean red wines are expected. The harsh Winter of 2009 was met by the pleasant arrival of Spring in 2010. However, cold, wet periods soon followed, and 2010 saw significant rainfall and a […]

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The 2010 Vintage – Hitting the shore

As we’ve told you in the past, the 2010 vintage was, unfortunately, of low yield, but fortunately the quality of the wines was high. Well, after a few months in their fermentation vats, some of the 2010 vintage is starting to come our way. What we’ve come across so far is a few delectable rosé […]

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In the Vineyards: Austria’s Ice Wine Harvest: Domäne Wachau

*Special thanks to Domäne Wachau for sharing these photos on their Facebook page so we could share them with you! Domäne Wachau has not had an Ice Wine harvest since 1979, but Dec 5th 2010 changed that fact!  This years grape production may be small, but this just goes to show you, the quality is […]

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