The Wine Advocate’s long-standing German and Austrian wine reviewer, David Schildknecht, is leaving to be replaced by Stephan Reinhardt.
Wine and Opera heads for Vienna for a pre-show souper and a rousing tribute to the kings of wine – Tokay and Champagne.
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.
When friends ask me to recommend a wine they might not have tried before I send them to Austria.
Champagne Krug is negotiating with an Austrian producer also called Krug in a trademark tussle but both sides have different stories.
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.
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.
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.
A Hungarian winemaker has been sent to prison for murder after he poisoned wine with antifreeze to stop a thief.
Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid has designed a bespoke wine bottle for Austrian producer Leo Hillinger.
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