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Austria’s Hidden Gems: A Wine Summit Recap Day One

This year’s Austrian Wine Summit brought visitors to the regions of Styria, Eisenberg DAC, and Thermenregion this year focusing on the “Hidden Gems” of Austrian wine. That means that instead of Gruener Veltliner and Riesling, which have become wildly popular in years past, this group focused Sauvignon Blanc, Schilcher, Blaufraenkisch, Zierfandler, and more. Our tour […]

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Happy #SauvignonBlancDay – Drink Something Styrian

Happy National Sauvignon Blanc Day! That’s right, it’s that time of year again where is time to celebrate this delicious grape – as if we needed another excuse. In honor of such a day, we’d like to take a trip to Styria – the place for Sauvignon Blanc in Austria with a style that’s uniquely its […]

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Back to the states!

The Austrian Wine USA team had the honor and privilege to travel through the vineyards of Austria in all four growing states for the past two weeks… and what a treat it was for us! If you haven’t already, we highly recommend checking out the Facebook page for photos of the trip! We’ll be covering […]

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Tasting Games: Grauburgunder

Otherwise known as Pinot Gris or in some cases Ruländer, Grauburgunder is a wine close to our hearts. The variety was brought to Austria in the 13th or 14th century by Cistercian monks and it has stayed every since. Though there is only a small portion of the grape in Austria, about 222 hectares, about […]

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