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Austria’s Underappreciated Wines: Which to Taste This Month

Lower Austria's Thermenregion is home to several signature varieties, as remarkable as they are rare In a wine world dominated by a limited number of superstar grapes like Austria’s Grüner Veltliner, it is illuminating to...

Ready for Prime Time

The brothers Wrenkh build on family and history Practically growing up in the kitchen of their parents’ pioneering vegetarian restaurant in the 1980s, the siblings Karl (31) and Leo (29) Wrenkh are no strangers to...
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Good Grape Hunting: The Search for New Varieties in Klosterneuburg’s Weinbauschule

The Weinbauschule Klosterneuburg continues to innovate new grape varieties. Austrian wine lovers all know Zweigelt, the quintessential Austrian red wine and the foundation grape of the Neusiedlersee DAC. Undemanding, Zweigelt wines can range from young,...
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Vienna’s Third Wave Coffee Shops Make a Splash

Vienna Kaffeehauskultur shifts to third wave coffee shops There is so much more to coffee than just caffeine,” Philip Feyer sighed while we enjoyed a cup at his coffee bar, Jonas Reindl, across from the...

Austrian Wines’ Toxic Legacy

Why "low intervention" wines have a hard time getting designated The disastrous Austrian wine scandal that shook the world in 1985 left a lasting mark on the industry: After it came out that wine was...

Le Nouveau Boulangerie Has Arrived on Bäckerstraße

An Austro-French couple serves viennoiseries to the Viennese. Barely half a year in business, Parémi, the new boulangerie/patisserie by the young Austrian-French couple Patricia Petschenig and Rémi Soulier, has been an instant success. Bringing Gallic...

The Perfect Pairing: Heunisch & Erben

Heunisch & Erben’s huge wine selection and scrumptious menu make the perfect pairing. Vienna has enjoyed a flurry of wine bistro openings in recent years, with star chef Konstantin Filippou’s O boufés setting the standard. The...
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