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Sunday 26 October 2014

Austria

Austria steps up sparkling ambitions

The Austrian Wine Marketing Board has announced a new three-tier quality hierarchy for the country’s sparkling wines as it seek to raise the profile of this style.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

First of Austria’s 2014 wines released

With the 2014 harvest barely over, Austria’s youngest wines have already been bottled and released.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Liechtenstein wines seek Asian breakthrough

The Princely family of von Liechtenstein is hoping to create a foothold in Asia with wines from its Austrian vineyards and perhaps those from its Liechtenstein holdings later on.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

8 Austrian winemakers to watch

Newcomer Wines in east London’s Shoreditch is shining a light on boutique Austrian winemakers. Here are eight you need on your radar.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Austria steps up sustainability push

The Austrian Winegrowers Association has launched an online tool which allows producers to assess their sustainability practices, with a view to creating a full certification programme by next year.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Schildknecht leaves Wine Advocate

The Wine Advocate’s long-standing German and Austrian wine reviewer, David Schildknecht, is leaving to be replaced by Stephan Reinhardt.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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 2 Comments »

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 »

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