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Austrian Newsbites 9/9/2011

It’s Friday and we’ve come to realize that our enjoyment of reading a weeks worth of Austrian wines should, naturally, be shared with everyone else. After all, it’s likely you’ve got a dull headache from too many sips of Gruener Veltliner or Riesling with dinner last night, you’re more likely looking forward to the friends […]

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Spotlight on a Wine Region: Mittelburgenland DAC

Mittelburgenland is one of the most important DAC regions for red wines best know for the racy character it imparts on its Blaufränkisch and other red wines. Wines made from Blaufränkisch, however, are the only wines that may be classified in this region and this grape is also the most widely produced. Despite the dense […]

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Happy Cabernet Day!

It’s Cabernet Sauvignon day today and although it’s not our specialty, we thought this would be a perfect opportunity to let you know a little more about Cabernet Sauvignon in Austria. In 2009, Cabernet Sauvignon made up approximately 1.3% of the annual production – about 590 of the roughly 46,000 hectares of vine in the […]

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Anfora NYC Producer Night: Weingut Hirsch

There is no doubt that most to all of the wines imported from Austria are of exceptional quality – with such a small quantity of imports, the things that do make it here have to be good. Still, there are some that undeniably stick out above others due to their ambition, their heritage and their […]

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