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The Wine Summit 2015 – Elite members of the international wine community paid a visit to Austria’s wine-growing regions

 The Austrian Wine Marketing Board (AWMB) sponsored an international gathering of wine industry professionals, who came and toured Austria’s wine country from the 30th of May to the 3rd of June. Some 165 wine journalists and critics, selected wine merchants and sommeliers – from a total of forty countries scattered all over the world – […]

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12 Days of Austrian Wine: Traditional Cookie Recipe

It’s Christmas time in Austria and  with that, traditions are galore. It’s not just about toys (or not if you get a visit from Krampus) here, but also about celebration. Traditionally, Austrians make many Christmas cookies of all varieties and last year, the Austrian Wine Marketing Board presented the world with their famous Vanilla Kipferl […]

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Day Two: Weingut Pöckl

The latter part of day two led us to Weingut Pöckl in Mönchhof in the Neusidl am See to visit with the newest member of the Pöckl winemaking team, René. The estate was founded in 1910 by Albert Pöckl who, at one time, lived in Minnesota, MN, actually, but it wasn’t until 1945 when his son, Thoedor Pöckl took […]

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