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Eiswein in the 2016 Vintage!

The 2016 harvest is a very special one! Low temperatures may have most of us cozied by the fire, under a blanket, with a great glass of red wine and a hot tea, but for many Austrian winemakers, it means more time in the vineyards. Eiswein in Austria happens only every few years when temperatures […]

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Austrian Wine Took Over California!

April brought the Austrian Wine Marketing Board to the west coast in a week-long extravaganza of events! First stop: San Francisco’s RN74 restaurant where Willi Klinger, Managing Director of the Austrian Wine Marketing Board, and David Glancy, Master Sommelier, spoke to a captive audience about Austria’s red wines. The four flights focused on Zweigelt, Pinot Noir, […]

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The 12 Days of Austrian Wine: Day Four Eiswein Harvest

Low temperatures across eastern Europe this week made it possible for the vintners who make Eiswein to finish up their harvests for 2012! In years past, the harvest can take place much later…sometimes on Christmas or even into the new year, but as Decanter reported earlier this week from Germany, conditions got so cold now that it […]

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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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