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Spieglein, Spieglein an der Donau

The Wagram (previously known as Donauland) is a wine-growing area that covers both banks of the Danube river north of Vienna. On the southern bank you’ll find Klosterneuburg, with its impressive monastery, and the villages around Tulln. 193 more words

North Fork, Old and New

A few weeks ago, my wife and I went back to the North Fork of Long Island to celebrate another anniversary. We tried a new B&B just outside the seaside town of Greenport which we became enamored with on previous visits. 984 more words

Long Island

Grüner Veltliner - The Gru-V Grape!

Feelin Groovy?

Try the varietal called Grüner Veltliner!

This is a white wine grape variety grown primarily in Austria.

(wine regions in Austria)

Grüner Veltliner’s are usually light and crisp and extra dry. 92 more words

Wine I Tried Recently

A winery visit - Hahndorf Hill

I had to make a trip up to Hahndorf the other day, family errands to run. I thought, while I’m up there I might as well make the most of it and drop in at a winery. 459 more words

Pichlpoint Pointers

The Wachau is one of the most beautiful corners of Europe. As you wend your way up stream, along the Danube west of Krems, the sides of the valley start to crowd in and the terrain becomes more extreme. 418 more words

Wino Wednesday :: Grooner 2012 Grüner Veltliner


Have you ever had one of those ah-ha moments in regards to wine?  Or better, have you over heard wine geeks, nerds, and snobs alike talking about the same varietal or label with unending enthusiasm? 392 more words

Wino Wednesday

Austrian wine grows in the UK

It appears that Austrian wine is  finding a happy home in Britain… well at least in one particular corner of the market. Waitrose, the supermarket with the broadest range of Austrian wines, both white and red, online and in store, has reported that its sales of Austrian wines have gone up 53% in the last year. 70 more words