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Friday 19 December 2014

Austria

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 »

Domäne Wachau turns its sights on Asia

Austrian winery Domäne Wachau has set its sights on Asia after several years of restructuring its main European export markets.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Winemakers bare all for saucy calendar

A bunch of young winemakers have again taken part in a raunchy calendar with the aim of presenting the wine industry as “sexy and modern.”

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 2 Comments »

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 »

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