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Grüner Veltliner became the go-to wine for New York’s sommeliers in the late 1990s because it is an accommodating wine to pair with so many different types of food – fish, vegetables, white meat and even some red meat.   1,263 more words


Budget Wine: Skeleton Grüner Veltliner Burgenland 2013

Their marketing is clearly aimed at the dead among us. But if you’re feeling life slipping away this “gru-vee” will give you a reason to hang on, especially at this price. 204 more words

Budget Wines

Forstreiter ‘Grooner’ Grüner Veltliner 2013

Fun and friendly, this is a summery, versatile Grüner.

The ‘Grooner’ brand is the brainchild of Monika Caha & Toni Silver of Monika Caha Selections, along with winemaker Meinhard Forstreiter of Weingut Forstreiter. 130 more words


Four is a Magic Number

I’ve raved about Bernhard Ott’s wine on the site before. The Wagram producer makes really gorgeous, broad examples of Grüner Veltliner and Riesling. I cracked open a bottle of the latter last week. 142 more words

Two Austrian Wines

The first night on Mackinac Island, even though we were staying at Mission Point Resort, a group of us went out for dinner at Woods, part of the The Grand Hotel group. 749 more words



Let me start by saying I really like gruner veltiner from Austria. It’s characterful, it’s versatile, quite often people haven’t tried it before, and it’s not usually too extortionate when it appears on restaurant wine lists. 61 more words


The Shock of the Old

Alte Reben is a phrase you’ll often see on wines from the German-speaking world, not least Austria. Of course the country specialises in feisty young wines, with bags of flavour and an almost petulant acidity. 152 more words