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Day 1: Dinner with Gerhard Kracher in Illmitz

We don’t just call it “liquid gold” for fun – there’s a reason the sweet wines of Burgenland, particularly those bordering Lake Neusiedl , have earned this title. After our departure from our friends in Vienna, we headed down to Illmitz, home of Weingut Kracher, one of the best-known wineries for this style of wine. […]

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12 Days of Austrian Wine 2012: Day One Liquid Gold!

It’s that time of year again – time for the 12 Days of Austrian wine! We figured we’d start things off this year with one of our most prized creations, after all, it didn’t earn the nickname “liquid gold” for no reason. What are we referring to, you ask? While “liquid gold” is not a […]

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Hans Tschida from Angerhof Tschida in Illmitz is “Sweet Winemaker of the Year“ at the 2012 International Wine Challenge (IWC) in London.

Hans Tschida, winemaker from Burgenland has been crowned “Sweet Winemaker of the Year” for the third consecutive year. His wines won a total of eight gold, nine silver and three bronze medals, winning him first place for sweet wines. He was even awarded five more medals than last year. The producer from Illmitz was more […]

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