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Wein Burgenland Heads to Washington D.C.

You asked and we answered! Wein Burgenland is heading back to Washington D.C. October 24th and this time it’s all red wine from Burgenland! We’re featuring wines from producers old and new – including older vintages – and showcasing the development of Austria’s red wine culture over the years. Leave your preconceived notions of Austrian […]

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12 Days of Austrian Wine: Reds for every palate

As the weather gets cooler, we reach for heartier wines, often red. As demonstrated by our successful New York tasting, the time is now for the red wines of Austria. The renaissance of those great varieties – namely those made from our indigenous grapes Zweigelt, Blaufrankisch, and Sankt Laurent, made a wonderful range of wines […]

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Tasting games: Zweigelt

Ah, Zweigelt – a curious grape, indeed! This year we are celebrating Zweigelt’s 90th birthday as it was created just that many years ago in 1922 – an original cross of the indigenous St. Laurent and Blaufränkisch grapes. The grape was created by Dr. Fritz Zweigelt, though it was not known under his name until […]

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#WineChat Austrian Reds Recap!

We have now successfully completed our third  #WineChat, this time focusing on the red wines of Austria in conjunction with the season-long promotion we have going on right now! Thanks to all that joined in to sip and savor some delicious Zweigelt & Blaufränkisch! In our usual style, below you will find the facts we tweeted […]

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