Part two features the battles of Dürnstein, Porto, Champagne and Nuits and the destruction of Peru’s wine industry in the War of the Pacific.
Austrian white variety Grüner Veltliner is perfectly suited to the climatic conditions of the Adelaide Hills according to one winemaker championing the grape in Australia.
On this day in 1805 the full fury of a Napoleonic battle was visited upon the Austrian wine region of the Wachau.
Austria has introduced a “quality pyramid” for its Sekt, with three categories ranging from “Klassik” to “Grosse Reserve”.
Despite not being a traditional gifting occasion in China, we bring you wines as recommended by some of China’s leading wine merchants to sip while watching the fireworks on China’s National Day.
Austria’s wine harvest is set to see the lowest volumes since 2010, following damage from frosts and hail earlier this year.
Exports of Austrian wine fell during 2015 following the “problematic” 2014 harvest – but there was growth in the UK market.
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…
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.
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.
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