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12 Days of Austrian Wine: Enjoy a G’Spritzer

Though it’s traditionally known as a summer drink, there is a never a bad time to have a white wine spritzer, or G’Spritzer as it’s called in Austria. We love, love, love our wines so let’s be clear – the spritzer is not about watering them down. In fact, Austrians will often choose aromatic grapes such […]

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Austria Makes the List! Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100

It’s the time of year for the release of top lists of 2012 and with that Wine Enthusiast has begun to roll out their own and we couldn’t be prouder! The two lists have been unveiled: Top 100 Best Buys and Top 100 Cellar Selections and Austria has made an appearance on both! On the Best Buy […]

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Returning to Terroir – NYC

Monday marked an exciting day for organic and biodynamic wine lovers. The group Renaissance des Appellations (translated to Return to Terroir) is an international group that focuses on the relationship between the unique impression of soil and climate on each growing area. Each participating winery must be certified organic or biodynamic by international standards and has […]

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Austrian Newsbites 9/23/2011

Reporting from Austria, Julia Sevenich gives us the low-down Leithaberg DAC. Check out the fun time she had with a picnic lunch amongst the vineyards. The Wine Snob sticks her nose in a glass of the Berger Zweigelt and comes out with an interesting rendition of the grape’s history. The Austrian Tourist Office announced that […]

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