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Finger Lakes Riesling Meets Austria

We couldn’t be happier about this year’s Wine Blogger’s Conference in the Finger Lakes! It was a great opportunity to taste a variety of Riesling wines from an area with which we are not so well versed…. but to also to have the chance to share our Riesling with the community dating all the way […]

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Spotlight on a Wine Region: Mittelburgenland DAC

Mittelburgenland is one of the most important DAC regions for red wines best know for the racy character it imparts on its Blaufränkisch and other red wines. Wines made from Blaufränkisch, however, are the only wines that may be classified in this region and this grape is also the most widely produced. Despite the dense […]

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Spotlight on a Wine Region: Eisenberg DAC (Südburgenland)

In Eisenberg DAC (also known as Südburgenland) Blaufränkish is king among the regions 498 hectares. Although there are other grapes grown in this region, only wines made from the Blaufränkish may be labeled under the DAC classification. The red wines here present a distinct minerality and notes of spice whilst white wines coming from this […]

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Spotlight on a Wine Region: The Traisental

The Traisental region of Austria is found in the Niederösterreich section of Austria. Named a DAC in 2006 classifying its Gruener Veltliner and Riesling wines, the Traisental is known for white wines with “backbone and finesse.” Despite this classification, the Traisental is one of Austria’s smallest wine growing regions covering only 790 hectares with vine. […]

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