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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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12 Days of Austrian Wine Day #7: Ruster Ausbruch

On the seventh day of Austrian wine, we received liquid gold! More literally, we received Ruster Ausbruch- a noble sweet wine from the town of Rust, Burgenland that is unlike any other in the world. Austria’s Burgenland region has been long known for its sweet wines that showcase an intoxicating balance of sugar and acid. […]

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Featured Wine Region: Leithaberg DAC/Neusiedlersee-Hügelland

The Leithaberg region of Austria is DAC classified region also known as the Neusiedlersee-Hügelland, Burgenland. It offers a plethora of wine styles coming from versatile wine producers ranging from expressive reds to luscious dessert wines featuring the grapes Chardonnay, Weißburgunder & Blaufränkish. This versatility can be accounted for by the Leithabirge also known as the […]

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