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Jancis Robinson, MW Scores Austrian Whites Highest!

A recent chart was released by Jancis Robinson compiling the average scores of each wine region’s wines. Unsurprisingly, Austrian whites topped the list of white wines gathering the highest average scores from the years 1999-2012 placing above more famous regions such as Germany, France, and Italy. This is truly a great honor, but once again […]

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The Austrian Vintage 2010: A Happy Ending with Small Quantities

The 2010 vintage was defined by unusually difficult weather conditions, with low grape yields the result. Nevertheless, crisp white wines and fine, lean red wines are expected. The harsh Winter of 2009 was met by the pleasant arrival of Spring in 2010. However, cold, wet periods soon followed, and 2010 saw significant rainfall and a […]

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Austrian Wine Exports Show Remarkable Development in First Half of 2010

(AWMB, September 2010) – Austrian wine exports developed significantly during the first half of this year despite the difficult global economic climate. Figures for this period, released recently by Statistik Austria, show a remarkable export value increase of 10% even though there was a 3.3% decrease in volume – reflecting that more high-quality wine had […]

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