Articles tagged with the word "Austria":

Austro-Hungarian tasting in London

Published on November 10, 2010

In October 2010, the Institute of Masters of Wine hosted a tasting of wines from contiguous nations Austria and Hungary, which, both being niche producers (their combined production is about 1/8th that of France), decided to collaboratively present their wines.

Austrian Traditionsweingüter classification system explained

Published on August 14, 2010

The group of 23 Traditionsweingüter Österreich (traditional Austrian wineries) have announced a single level classification of 52 of their best single vineyard sites in four Danube regions of Kamptal, Kremstal, Traisental and Wagram.

Traditionsweingüter vineyard classification, 2010

Published on August 14, 2010

The newly-announced Austrian Traditionsweingüter vineyard classification.

Summary of the evolving Austrian wine law

Published on July 29, 2010

Austria’s evolving system of wine appellations.

Understanding Austrian DAC labelling

Published on July 29, 2010

Austria is evolving a system of appellations for its wine-growing regions.

To B(otrytis) or not to B(otrytis)? That is the question

Published on June 15, 2010

Is a little bit of noble rot a good thing in dry white wines?

Austria: vintage 2009 along the Danube

Published on June 3, 2010

Vintage 2009 in the regions adjoining the river Danube in Austria was a turbulent time, with hard vineyard work emerging supreme.

Heiligenstein and primary rock

Published on December 28, 2009

Austria’s Heiligenstein vineyard is arguably the country’s most famed vineyard. It, and primary rock, are only ever spoken of in the same breath.

Austria’s grüner veltliner ageing gracefully

Published on August 24, 2009

Grüner veltliner (grooner velt-leaner) may not roll easily off an anglophone tongue, but wine made from this indigenous Austrian grape variety will liven up said tongue with some delicious flavours, both in youth, and, as explored here, in graceful age.

Austrian reds

Published on June 1, 2009

As well as sublime rieslings and gruner veltliner, Austria produces some increasingly well regarded reds, notably from blaufränkisch and zweigelt.

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