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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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Austrian Sekt g.U. Klassik & Reserve released

The waiting has come to an end! To mark the Day of Austrian Sekt on 22 October, the sparkling wine categories Sekt g.U. Klassik and Sekt g.U. Reserve are making their market debut (‘g.U.’ standing for geschützte Ursprungsbezeichnung meaning protected designation of origin). Geschützter Ursprung, geprüfte Qualität –protected designation of origin and certified quality – […]

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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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Maslow 6 wants to Sekt you up!

Sekt: word used in German-speaking countries to describe quality sparkling wine as defined by the European Union. (source: Oxford Companion to wine.) We’ve all had sparkling wine, but have you had sekt? More importantly, have you had sekt from Austria? This catch-all term can be confusing for consumers who have had generic bottles from other German speaking countries, […]

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