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12 Days of Austrian Wine Day #4: Zweigelt

On the fourth day of Austrian wine, my true love gave to me: Zweigelt! Only 89 years young, Zweigelt is yet another crowd-pleasing grape. This little number is a cross between Balufrankisch and St. Laurent, originally created in 1922 by Dr. Fritz Zweigelt, though it was birthed under another name. It wasn’t until the 1970’s […]

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12 Days of Austrian Wine Day #1 : Happy Holidays from the AWMB

To kick off the 12 Days of Austrian wine, we thought we’d begin with a special treat the AWMB sent out to a lot of their friends this year. It needs no real introduction, but for those English speakers weary of foreign languages, fear not! The video communicates with everyone! They put in a lot […]

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Interview with an Importer: Monika Caha

Austrian wines have exploded on to the wine scene in the past few years which can often leave unfamiliar consumers confused and overwhelmed by the plethora of Grüner Veltiner and Blaufränkisch wines – many organic, most from small, single vineyard plantings. One of the best resources Austrian wine consumers can turn to are those that […]

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