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2018: The Vintage: Fully Ripened and Bountiful!

This year’s harvest – the earliest ever recorded – will exceed the previous year’s volume, with the most recent data from Statistik Austria estimating about 3.2 million hectolitres! Growers are certainly pleased with the fine quality of the grapes, which could for the most part be harvested this year without much concern over potential diseases. […]

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The OG Austria Collective presents SIMPLY PURE: A Pop-up Journey to Purity Through Diversity

From the combined forces of Heather Meyer (Winemonger), Jodi Stern (The Winebow Group), Daniel Hubbard (M.S. Walker) and Monika Caha: This walk around tasting is a window into the diverse and often times categorized methods many producers are taking to achieve purity through natural farming. Already in 1927, Austria was at the forefront of building […]

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Introducing Austria Uncorked: San Francisco’s Best Sommelier Mark Guillaudeu!

The competition was stiff Monday morning in San Francisco as 20 of San Francisco’s best and brightest sommeliers went head-to-head for the change to take home the grand prize – a coveted spot on the biennial Austrian Wine Summit happening in May 2019. Check out the contestants here. A 41 question test covering a wide […]

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THE PREMIERE, 22 OCTOBER 2018: AUSTRIAN SEKT G.U. GROSSE RESERVE TAKES THE STAGE

After years of behind-the-scenes preparation, the Austrian Sekt Gala on 22 October marks a new milestone in Austria’s Sekt history: the highest level of Austrian sparkling wine, Sekt g.U. Grosse Reserve, will be presented for the first time. With this, Austria will take its place conclusively among the ranks of top sparkling wine producers. PROTECTED […]

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