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Grüner Veltliner Alert

Grown primarily in Austria but also widely in the neighbouring Czech Republic,
Grüner Veltliner is a white grape variety that hasn’t yet taken hold anywhere… 358 more words

White Wine

Another one to break the mold - Nautilus Estate Marlborough Grüner Veltliner 2011

I’m a fan of Marlborough wines.

I’m a fan of Grüner Veltliner.

Until fairly recently I was very happy with Marlborough Groovies.

But then thanks to some excellent tastings in Dublin I began to realise that, although New Zealand GVs are very nice, they are only analogous to the simpler style of those from Austria.   241 more words


Wine Wednesday: White Grape Varietals

Last week I went over some of the most popular (and my favorite) red grape varietals. As much as I love red wine, since I’ve been enjoying some 80+ degree weather for the past week or so I’m starting to mentally change gears towards white (but mostly just really light-bodied reds…). 860 more words


Gindl's Buzzy Buzzard

It’s always fab to find another ‘natural’ expression of Grüner Veltliner, the key Austrian grape. So when I walked into Amathus on Wardour Street and found two bottles of wine from… 197 more words

Add a Little Spice to Your (Wine) Life

In New Mexico, St. Clair Winery takes fire-roasted Hatch green chiles, cold-soaks them in white wine, and produces a wine that’s semi-sweet, slightly spicy and quite smooth, especially when served chilled. 344 more words

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Huber am Berg

This Grüner Veltliner is the crème de la crème from Traisental producer Markus Huber. And indeed, despite its rich yellowy colour, this is a creamy wine, offering predominantly white and some black pepper notes as well as herbs. 68 more words