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.

What’s so Special about Austrian Wines?

Austrian Wine in Numbers Small Country, Big Wines Austria is a small country, about the size of Ireland or the state of South Carolina in the U.S.. And yes, Austria has Schnitzel and Mozart and those lively hills. But it has amazing wines too! So why haven't you heard...

Aged but Not Old – How to Know What to Keep

Austrians do prefer to drink the most recent vintage, especially of white wines, and even more specifically, varietals like Grüner Veltliner. What wines would be great for storing, if only we have the discipline?

A quick intro: Zierfandler

Zierfandler Facts. Facts. Facts. 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 Zierfandler is one of Austria’s "autochthonous" grapes. A crazy pretty vine...