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Happy #NationalDrinkWineDay - 5 unusual #wines to try

Is anyone as amused as I am that National Drink Wine Day coincides with Ash Wednesday this year? I suppose it’s a non-event unless you’re one of the self-mortifying few who gave up wine for Lent. 505 more words


A fantastic new Austrian wine producer

I happened to be in London earlier this week for a meeting and was really pleased to see that there were a couple of tastings that really floated my boat on at the same time. 725 more words

Wine News 27 January to 3 February

To be frank, we have not recovered from the Superbowl. Staying up until almost 4am to watch a live American sporting event in England is not as easy as it used to be. 100 more words


Unsere Spitzenwinzer – Wir stellen vor: Weingut PAUL ACHS

„Paul Achs erfindet die Charaktere seiner Weine nicht – sie sind bereits da. Bevor der Wein im Keller zur Reife lagert, hat er bereits all das in sich aufgesogen, was ihn umgab – Herbstnebel, Winterkälte, Frühlingskraft, Sommerhitze, die unverwechselbaren Aromen seines Bodens. 333 more words


The Comprehensive Local

The Burgenland is the most temperate part of Austria. Although it didn’t feel particularly balmy on the December afternoon I was there, some vestigial warmth could certainly be felt in the small market town of Großhöflein. 678 more words

A&H Nittnaus, Kalk und Schiefer, Zweigelt, 2012

Since my trip to Vienna, I wasn’t able to find this producer and was pretty bummed, especially since Austrian wines are all the rage but the selection isn’t that diverse. 93 more words

Wine Library

We are Family

To say that Gut Oggau has a unique method of winemaking would be a massive understatement. Producing in a small market town to the southeast of the Neusiedlersee since 2007, Stephanie and Eduard Tscheppe-Eselböck take a resolutely emotional approach to creating wines. 883 more words