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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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#WinePW Sparkling Wines: Austria’s Sekt with Smoked Char Cucumber Canapes Recipe

We are happy to be a part of this month’s #WinePW (Wine Pairing Weekend) as it focuses on a topic close to our hearts… sparkling wine! In case you are not familiar, Austrian sekt is the name of sparkling wine in Austria, though it has generally been unregulated. However, it is recently (within the past […]

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The quality of Austrian Sekt, reaching for a higher plane

November 2, 2015 – The Day of Austrian Sekt 2015 brought with it a cause for celebration. The three levels of the Austrian Sekt quality-pyramid are to be henceforth identified with the designations Klassik, Reserve and Große Reserve (Grand Reserve). With this comes not only the guarantee that – in purchasing an Austrian Sekt with […]

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12 Days of Austrian Wine 2014: Our New Sekt Classification System

This was an exciting year for sparkling wine category of Austria – better known as Sekt. The newly formed Sparkling Wine Committee of Austria was quite diligent and soon after their formation they announced the newest classification system for the quality wines of Austria. The three-tiered pyramid ensures that consumers understand what they are buying […]

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