A quick intro: Grüner Veltliner

The Grüner Veltliner is by far the most popular Austrian white wine grape. Since no parents could be found, it was named after the area it was discovered in.
This orphan wine is super tasty with a variety of foods, from Asian cuisine to salad and fish. It makes a great alternative to the more internationally popular whites like Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc.
When young it’s a bright-eyed and spicy flirt, and develops its depth with age, becoming a more smooth and rich wine of substance with age.

A quick intro: Zierfandler

Try Something New: Zierfandler Everything you need to know about this beautiful varietal from Austria A forgotten treasure There are a few gape varietals that only grow in certain regions, and they are called "autochthonous" (ed. note: fancy party word!). The...

A quick intro: Blauer Portugieser

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A quick intro: Zweigelt

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