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Labor Day Pairings: Austrian Wine & Picnic Fair

Labor Day has come & gone, but it doesn’t mean that picnic season is over! After all, the weather man tells us there is plenty of grilling season ahead. Our chart for Labor Day pairings can easily be repurposed into every day life… someone pass the burgers.  

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VieVinum 2016: The 2006 Vintage in the Wachau

The 2006 vintage in Austria was quite a tricky one with a fantastic result. A hot year with a long ripening season meant that some producers were hesitant to leave the fruit on the vines for fear of frost and/or other damaging weather conditions, but those who took the risk were heavily rewarded. Nevertheless, the […]

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On the Way to Wine in the Autumn

A hot summer is drawing gradually to its conclusion, and the first yellow-tinted leaves are beginning to appear as harbingers of the coming autumn’s eagerly anticipated display of colour. This also means that it’s getting close to the loveliest time of the year for travelling to Austria and experiencing its wines. You can find the […]

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Austrian Wines Find a Home in California

In times of old, the mention of Grüner Veltliner or Blaufränkisch… even Riesling, would result in a sideways glance from the majority of people, a gloss of the eyes, and a response of, “I’ll have the Chardonnay.” But if there’s any testament to the fact that Austrian varieties have become a mainstay on any worthwhile […]

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