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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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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, fruit-rich daily quaffs to complex, barrique-matured regional specialties. The eternal Austria grape…except that Zweigelt didn’t exist before 1922. It’s the greatest success so far of...
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Keisuke Numata enriches Vienna’s food culture with traditional Japanese cuisineTake one quick stroll along your local food court and you may come to believe that the world revolves around cold, vinegared rice melded with raw fish into bite-size cakes wrapped in seaweed. While sushi’s popularity is holding fast, Kyoto-born chef Keisuke Numata, spills an insider secret: Most of it...
Anni’s Bröselei bakes delicious vegan and gluten-free dishes made with loveAs Viennese cuisine is meat-heavy, when chef Anni Huber and her marketing expert Oli Schmidt started their café, Anni’s Bröselei (crumbery), they weren’t sure whether locals would embrace their concept of vegan, gluten-free eating. The fear was unfounded: Near the university of Vienna and the American Embassy, the adorable...
VieVinum
This year’s VieVinum showcases the best of Austria and introduces little known Swiss and Dalmatian wines at the Hofburg from June 9 to 11.Wine fairs are like gallery openings, clusters of trendy urbanites chatting at high tempo and knocking back quantities of wine. The difference is that at a Vernissage, it is practically de rigeur to ignore the art; at...
marina
The Marina Restaurant combines Austrian culinary variations and Mediterranean flavors with an unbeatable view and a refreshing breezeAs the days grow longer and the nights warmer, Vienna residents traditionally flock to the water. There are dozens of cocktail bars and taverns serving snacks on the Donaukanal, and the Donauinsel has more than its fair share of seasonal restaurants, offering...
Gin is in, more than ever. As Vienna kicked off its first annual Vienna Gin Festival on May 3 & 4, a worldwide trend celebrated its arrival. With 40 local and international purveyors of gin and tonic represented, the lively event offered a fascinating insight into how gin has made a comeback in the last few years.Like a fine...
For nearly a decade, Christian Domschitz has brought his culinary passion to the Vestibül.“The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” remarks Michelin-starred chef Christian Domschitz with a smile. Born in Vienna, he felt himself drawn back to his hometown after a career of high-level cooking in France and Switzerland, returning in 1986 for notable stints at the likes...
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