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Wednesday 23 April 2014

Austria

Wine and opera part 13: Die Fledermaus

Wine and Opera heads for Vienna for a pre-show souper and a rousing tribute to the kings of wine – Tokay and Champagne.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Bathe in beer at centuries old castle brewery

A castle brewery is offering guests the chance to take a dip in its underground beer swimming pool – the only facility of its kind in the world.

Friday, March 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Austrian wine – ruin to riches

When friends ask me to recommend a wine they might not have tried before I send them to Austria.

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

Krug producers go head-to-head

Champagne Krug is negotiating with an Austrian producer also called Krug in a trademark tussle but both sides have different stories.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Austrian wine exports reach record high

Exports for Austrian wine hit a new record of €137.5 million in 2013, a 4% rise on 2012’s figures with the UK one of the key markets.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

Q&A: Axel Stiegelmar of Weingut Juris

Axel Stiegelmar of Weingut Juris highlights Pinot Noir’s deep monastic roots in Austria and tracks his own shift away from the pursuit of concentration.

Monday, January 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Moser to bring Chinese wine to UK supermarkets

Austrian winemaker Lenz Moser is in “advanced stages” with two leading supermarkets to bring wines from China’s Château Changyu Moser XV, whom he consults for, into the UK.

Friday, November 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Winemaker kills thief with poisoned wine

A Hungarian winemaker has been sent to prison for murder after he poisoned wine with antifreeze to stop a thief.

Friday, November 8th, 2013 4 Comments »

Zaha Hadid designs first wine bottle

Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid has designed a bespoke wine bottle for Austrian producer Leo Hillinger.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Moser has Chinese estate named after him

One of China’s leading estates, Changyu, has named its new Ningxia-based winery after its consultant, Austrian winemaker Laurenz (Lenz) Moser.

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 No Comments »

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