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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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 latest addition, Heunisch & Erben, is more than worthy though, a classy-yet-hip new sprout on Vienna’s culinary tree with dozens of wines available by the...
gol
The Viennese love their white wines young and fresh. Winemakers in Gols would prefer to wait.Farmers the world over complain about the weather – too hot, too cold, too wet, too dry. Wine growers are no different – that is, mostly: The white wine bounty of 2017 has left Austria’s vintners singing praises to the weather gods. Last year...
austrian red wines
Austrian reds have struggled to catch up with their magnificent white cousins, but the best are now coming of age.Historically, Austria has always been white wine territory, that freshly drawn carafe of iconic Grüner Veltliner greeting you in your favorite Vienna Heuriger. Red wine was, well, there and we drank it. But this began to change in the 1980s,...
rinkhy little plates
Two Canadian brothers serve a culinary travelogue in bite-sized portions.Convinced that the only thing better than an intimate wine bar is one where you can enjoy a good bite while you drink, brothers Alex and Andrew Rinkhy have opened their own tapas-inspired eatery with an emphasis on seafood, serving regional wines with small but exquisite snacks intended for sharing. Growing...
florentin 1090
Florentin 1090 joins the growing number of Israeli restaurants, but remains behind the competition.Between Ottolenghi in London, Miznon in Paris, and Tel Aviv in Warsaw, Israeli restaurants are enjoying a boom in Europe. And Vienna is certainly no exception. Miznon – whole charred cauliflower in tow – arrived in the First District in 2016, nestling in alongside NENI am...
Erwin Gegenbauer preaches the beauty of simplicity.By Bart de Vries“Reduction is my credo,” says Erwin Gegenbauer, “luxury is simplicity and contentment.” An artisanal vinegar maker renowned the world over for his delicate flavors, it’s a topic dear to him.When the family business he inherited, a large-scale producer of pickled vegetables, became irreconcilable with his desire for quality and sustainability,...
jamie oliver
Jamie’s Italian seeks the balance between class and comfort.It was only a matter of time: The gastronomic empire of British chef Jamie Oliver has found its way to Vienna, opening its first branch in a German-speaking country at the end of last year. Seating over 200 guests on two floors, Jamie’s Italian, created by Oliver and his mentor, Italian...
pub klemo vienna
If Rome has coffee and Moscow has vodka, then Vienna’s soul fuel is surely wine.The city is awash in the stuff: dozens of Vinotheken and wine bars, some as vast as supermarkets and others intimate, but all bring us the best that France, Italy or Spain has to offer. To say nothing of the several hundred growers within easy...
vintage wine vienna
The unique qualities of older vintages aren’t apparent, so let an expert’s insight guide you.Old wines hold a certain mystery. With their dusty labels, shelved away in chilly cellars, their allure is in the rediscovery. Like a message in a bottle (quite literally), the value of the contents has as much to do with its transformation as with the...
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