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Austria’s top Gemischter Satz wines

As producers continue to dial up the quality and transform the image of what was, not so long ago, an unfashionable jug wine, db presents its top five Austrian Gemischter Satz producers…

Monday, July 18th, 2016 No Comments »

On this day 1809…the fall of Austria

On this day in 1809 Napoleon Bonaparte defeated the forces of Habsburg Austria in the vineyards outside Vienna at the brutal and bloody Battle of Wagram.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 No Comments »

McDonalds gives Euro 2016 fans free beer

McDonald’s restaurants in Austria are offering free six-packs of beer to Euro 2016 supporters who have not been able to travel to France for the tournament.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Gemischter Satz – the next big thing?

In the last 10 years Gemischter Satz – the traditional field blend wine of Vienna – has been transformed from a bland jug wine to a top-quality tipple, says its leading proponent, Fritz Wieninger.

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 1 Comment »

VieVinum and Schloss Gobelsburg in pictures

It started with a schnitzel. Then another schnitzel. Then some beer. Then we were ready: four days of gargantuan eating, meeting and drinking in Vienna and Langenlois.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Newcomer Wines opens Dalston shop

London-based Austrian wine specialist Newcomer Wines is set to open its first permanent wine shop in Dalston, Hackney.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 extreme winery designs

There’s nothing quite like an architectural statement to generate press interest for wine producers, but some have gone much further than others when it comes to winery design…

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 1 Comment »

Austrian wine importer launches in Hong Kong

A wine importer specialising in Austrian wines has launched in Hong Kong to establish “strong links” between Austria and the Asia region.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Top Pinot Noirs at £30+

When it comes to top end expressions of Pinot Noir, most people’s thoughts inevitably turn to Burgundy, but this roll call of excellence shows that today’s consumer has plenty of other options.

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Fücking beer causes offence

A beer supposedly named after the town of Fücking in Austria has sparked a round of complaints after its ads appeared on the website of a political party.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 1 Comment »

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