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Monday 24 October 2016 loc: GB


China’s National Day: What to drink?

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.

Friday, September 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Frost and hail see Austria’s wine yields slashed

Austria’s wine harvest is set to see the lowest volumes since 2010, following damage from frosts and hail earlier this year.

Friday, August 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Austrian exports slide 4% during 2015

Exports of Austrian wine fell during 2015 following the “problematic” 2014 harvest – but there was growth in the UK market.

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 No Comments »

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 »

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