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#WineChat Austrian Reds TOMORROW

Tomorrow is #WineChat Reds and we couldn’t be more excited! This is our third #WineChat, but our first featuring the indigenous red grapes of Austria and that is certainly something to celebrate! We will taste the varieties Zweigelt, Blaufränkisch, and some may even pull in a St. Laurent or two. Of course, the tasting is part […]

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Tasting Games: Blaufränkisch

Today’s tasting game is all about Blaufränkisch! Blaufränkisch is one of Austria’s most widely-planted  and, in my respects,  most well-respected red grape. Blaufränkisch accounts for 7% of Austria’s total grape production and is widely planted throughout Burgenland and in the Eastern portion of Carnuntum. It is the leading variety in Mittleburgenland, which is also referred to as […]

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Austrian Wine: The Reds are coming….

We’re not ready to trade in our flip flops for boots yet, but we’re already getting exciting about fall! Autumn 2012 will mark a celebration of Austrian reds like never before featuring the likes of Zweigelt, St. Laurent, Blaufraenkisch, Pinot Noir, and others in the largest, nationwide celebration ever! This year, Zweigelt, the grape, turned […]

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