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Wine for Schubert

It’s so rare in theatrical and concert venues across the UK that you find a glass of Austrian on the bar list. But given the preponderance of Austrian or Austrian-adopted classical composers – Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler, Mozart and Schubert to name but a handful  – you’d think concert halls and opera houses would be falling over themselves to sell other great products from that fecund land. 151 more words

Skeleton Gruner Veltliner 2013 amended

I opened this wine last week, and left it in the fridge. I pulled it out again, trying to decide whether or not to dump it. 109 more words

Wine Reviews

The Best of Fischer's

Fischer’s is the latest restaurant from Corbin and King, the brains behind various hugely successful London restaurants, including Mitteleuropean manqué joints such as The Wolseley… 440 more words

Sunny Autumn

A poster from Weingut Türk says that their Grüner Veltliner Kremser Sandgrube is ‘just right for a sunny autumn’. Well, the weather’s a little changeable at the moment and I drank this bottle in front of a roaring fire, but I can see exactly what they mean. 109 more words

Fresh and Friendly

I love to have a glass of wine on a Saturday lunchtime. With a husband who works on a Saturday morning, opening that bottle marks the beginning of the weekend proper. 141 more words

A Phenomenal Riesling from Austria: Biohof Pratsch

What comes to mind when you think of Austria? If you are a wine lover, you’d probably say “Grüner Veltliner,” the crisp, peppery white wine that accounts for more than one-third of the nation’s vineyards. 463 more words


2013 | Grüner Veltliner Granit

Domäne Wachau is one of Austria’s most renowned wineries, based in Austria’s most prestigious wine growing region, the Wachau. Steep terraced vineyards, a cool, marginal climate and meagre primary rock soils define the wines. 188 more words