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Snowed in? Warm up with Glühwein!

Much of the USA has been experiencing extremely low temperatures in addition to snow and so we declare it’s time for Glühwein! Glühwein is an old tradition in Austria that begins with a delicious, easy-drinking wine such as an entry-level Zweigelt and adds spice and warmth for this wintry treat. This simple recipe from our […]

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Sekt for Every Meal – A Bubbly Treat

The holidays are upon us and with that, more and more people are looking for reasons to celebrate with sekt – and rightfully so. But many people don’t know just want to do with it. Sure the traditional fruit garnish is a great pairing or a generic canapé, but we’re here to tell you that […]

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Austrian Sekt g.U. Klassik & Reserve released

The waiting has come to an end! To mark the Day of Austrian Sekt on 22 October, the sparkling wine categories Sekt g.U. Klassik and Sekt g.U. Reserve are making their market debut (‘g.U.’ standing for geschützte Ursprungsbezeichnung meaning protected designation of origin). Geschützter Ursprung, geprüfte Qualität –protected designation of origin and certified quality – […]

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Introducing Schilcherland DAC

October 16, 2017 – As of this date, Austria has a tenth specific DAC winegrowing region: Schilcherland DAC – in the west of the federal state of Steiermark (Styria), formerly known as ‘Weststeiermark’. Here, the red wine variety Blauer Wildbacher is vinified into a rosé wine called Schilcher. Following an extended political process of discussion, pending changes to the DAC […]

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