Tag Archives: Vie Vinum

VieVinum 2016: The 2006 Vintage in the Wachau

The 2006 vintage in Austria was quite a tricky one with a fantastic result. A hot year with a long ripening season meant that some producers were hesitant to leave the fruit on the vines for fear of frost and/or other damaging weather conditions, but those who took the risk were heavily rewarded. Nevertheless, the […]

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And the Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Sommelier 2016 Contestants Are…

We are pleased to announce the official contestant list for the first ever Austria Uncorked: New York’s Best Sommelier 2016! The event, happening in New York on April 18th at Riverpark, will require contestants to complete both a written exam and blind tasting exam and the top three scoring contestants will also complete a service […]

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Study Materials Available for Austria’s Best Somm NY 2016!

We are excited to share the following items with you! Qualifying Exam: All those who have signed up for the competition will be required to take a one hour, qualifying entrance exam between March 11-13th.  The top 30 scores will be admitted into the  compeition. Stay tuned for the link! The Day of the Competition: What to expect? Don’t be late! 9:30am: […]

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Tour of Heilingenstein, Focus on Riesling: Can You Taste the Rocks?

The biennial Vie VInum fair offers visitors from around the world the chance to experience Austria both in the halls of the Hofburg at the fair, but also throughout the country as excursions, winery visits, and specialized tours are collaborated throughout the regions. One of those excursions was organized thanks to the help of Paul […]

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