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Truly Hospitable Wines

Yesterday was the first day of spring, meteorologically speaking. Even if there’s still a chill in the air and a little snow on the ground, here and there, we can start looking forward to long balmy evenings with a glass in hand. 585 more words

Going Horizontal With Biohof Pratsch's Grüner Veltliner

If you want to know a grape varietal or wine region better, there is no substitute for going horizontal. Side-by-side tastings of a single wine grape — grown in different soils, on different slopes, from different schools of winemaking, etc. 761 more words

White Wine

A Sweet Ending

This final post in the Grape Wein survey of Weingut Bründlmayer‘s range of wines looks at the sweeter end of things, namely five wines ranging from… 260 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

Gruner Veltliner – an Australian take on an Austrian wine

Wine menus at bars and pubs are becoming more diverse in varieties, thanks to more Aussies jumping on board the wine wagon, drinking and learning more about the drop they’re drinking. 269 more words

Tip The Bottle

What If?

While we were in Las Vegas, there was some free time, because the grandchildren were attending school, and their parents had work. What does one do in Las Vegas when one has free time? 661 more words


Vienna Austria Part 2: Gruner Veltliner by Rudi Pichler Belvedere Palace

We continue last Monday’s Vienna visit (see post) with a visit to Belvedere Palace:

Prince Eugene of Savoy had Belvedere built as his summer home on funds from defeating the Ottomans. 461 more words