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12 Days of Austrian Wine 2014: Our New Sekt Classification System

This was an exciting year for sparkling wine category of Austria – better known as Sekt. The newly formed Sparkling Wine Committee of Austria was quite diligent and soon after their formation they announced the newest classification system for the quality wines of Austria. The three-tiered pyramid ensures that consumers understand what they are buying […]

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12 Days of Austrian Wine: Glühwein

Mulled wine, of Glühwein as it is known in German-speaking countries, is as big of a part of any holiday as wine on the dinner table can be. It’s traditionally brewed with spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg and fruits such as oranges. Variations to the recipe exist, but usually one would use red wine for […]

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12 Days of Austrian Wine: A Year in Review

If we haven’t told you enough already, it was a great year for Austrian wine in the US. To celebrate, we’ve made this representative word cloud to showcase our accomplishments! Special thanks to all those organizations that allowed us to be a part of their programming this year, to all the people who made it […]

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12 Days of Austrian Wine: Day 7 Styria

In the US Lower Austria, Vienna, and Burgenland often steal the spotlight from Austria’s fourth quality wine-producing state – Styria, which is a shame considering the great portfolio of wines this region has to offer! Styria, known as Steiermark in Austria, is divided into three subsections known as: Südoststeiermark, Südsteiermark, and Weststeiermark, all of which […]

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