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Announcing the Contestants for Austria’s Best Sommelier: Chicago 2019!

We are pleased to announce the official contestant list for the Austria’s Best Sommelier: Chicago 2019! The event, happening in Chicago on October 14th at Maple & Ash, will require contestants to complete both a written exam and blind tasting exam and the top three scoring contestants will also complete a service exam. The top […]

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Austrian Wine is Heading to Chicago 10/17

Austrian Wine is returning to Chicago with an in-depth seminar – showing a selection of prestigious indigenous varieties such as the white Grüner Veltliner, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc, red wines Zweigelt, Blaufränkisch and St. Laurent and the famous “liquid gold” sweet wines. Willi Klinger, the Managing Director of the AWMB, will lead you through this […]

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Saying Farewell to Summer of Riesling 2012

Austria has long been a wineproducing country of Riesling and to that end it is among those countries considered to be above others in their flavors and character, but it wasn’t until this past summer that we joined Paul Grieco and the Summer of Riesling team on their never-ending quest to promote all things Riesling. […]

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Ode to Austria Hits Chicago!

Hold on to your fedoras Chicago because the ODE TO AUSTRIA presented by the SUMMER OF RIESLING is about to hit town in an all-out, three-day festival featuring AUSTRIAN RIESLING and only Austrian Riesling at great events ranging from wine dinners to a special concert to an Austrian-inspired brunch set with tastings, movie screenings, and more in between! After a […]

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