Tag Archives: Thermenregion

12 Days of Austrian Wine Day #6: Gumpoldskirchen Königswein

On the sixth day of Austrian wine, we receive Gumpoldskirchen Königswein (and thank goodness, because it is incredibly fun to say!) Produced in the town of Gumpolskirchen in Thermenregion, Gumpoldskirchen Königswein is a traditional cuvee of white grapes grown within the city limits including the rare Rotgipfler and Zierfandler. Literally translated to mean “the King’s […]

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Interview with an Importer: Blue Danube Wine Company

Austrian wines have exploded on to the wine scene in the past few years which can often leave unfamiliar consumers confused and overwhelmed by the plethora of Grüner Veltiner and Blaufränkisch wines – many organic, most from small, single vineyard plantings. One of the best resources Austrian wine consumers can turn to are those that […]

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Spotlight on a Wine Region: Niederösterreich Wine

The Niederösterreich region of Austria (meaning lower Austria) is the country’s largest wine-growing area, including eight specific wine growing regions. The regions include: Wachau, Carnuntum, Kremstal DAC, Kamptal DAC , Thermenregion, Wagram, Traisental DAC, and Weinvertel DAC. The region has three major climactic zones: The Weinvertel, the region along the Danube river with adjoining valleys […]

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The Thermenregion & Visit to Weingut Stadlman

During VieVinum I had the opportunity to visit the Thermenregion, one of Austria’s most unique wine regions. It was a simple case of right place, right time. On the third day of the wines show, I ran into Matt Stinton of Hearth Restaurant and Terroir Wine Bar in NYC who just so happened to be […]

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