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New Openings and Hotspots in Vienna This Fall

Explore our curated selection of the hottest boutiques, eateries, and spots around town this season, hand-picked by the Metropole Team.
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Meet Willi Klinger, Wine Seller & Head of the Austrian Wine Marketing Board

After guiding the Austrian Wine Marketing Board (ÖWM) through 15 successful years, Willi Klinger has returned to selling wines from all over at up-market retailer Wein & Co

The Spirit of Spontaneity

’Tis the season yet again – Christmas markets are in full swing, the smell of Maroniis in the air and Glühwein is consumed by the bucket. And, of course, there’s the obligatory toast on Silvester

Grooner on the Other Side

“Austrian wines, sir? Certainly ...” Store manager Allyson showed me to a shelf of Yellowtail Chardonnays and Sauvignons. No, I reply, no ka...

Round the Flat Lake

Burgenland covers many microclimates and qualities of terroir, resulting in a richness of wines just a short hop from downtown Vienna.A rough wood...

Mixed Blessings

Vienna is the only European capital with expansive vineyards inside the city limits. Austria's iconic grape may be the Grüner Veltliner but for the ci...

Pub Klemo has a Well-Stocked Selection and Affordable Tastings

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 ba...

Neustift Am Walde | Town and Country

There’s no question: Vienna loves its wine and the traditions that go with it. And few areas of the city encapsulate Vienna’s enduring love for liquid...

On The Vine | More Wine? Don’t Schwitz, it’s Totally Kosher

After eons, kosher wine finally maturesWine in the Levante may date back to pre-biblical times, but until recently, Israel was not producing muc...

Pures Leben Chalets in South Styria | Country Life for Beginners

An out-of-town house experience with all the comforts of modern living.I’ll be the first to admit it. City kids always look a little out of place ...

On The Vine | Where to buy Wine Accessories in Vienna

These three shops in Vienna offer excellent wine accessories By Catherine Hooker & Leopold WinklerEven if it’s not included in the Merc...

On the Vine | Increasing Sekt’s Appeal

Austrian bubbly has had a rough time lately, but new regulations might just put it back on track“The velvet was flowing like a river! Let’s have...

On the Vine | Dollhouse Vintage – Urban Vineyard

Vienna’s smallest working vineyard is in the heart of the cityWe all know the PR photo stunts: a portly man in a serious business suit performin...

Braving the Storms

With foul weather affecting the vintage, this year is a rough one for Austrian wine.This year will not be remembered fondly by Austrian winemake...

Bacchus Meets Disney

For better or worse, the Langenlois Loisium is a theme park for the thirstyAfter driving up the hill through a seemingly endless colony of chic de...

Take a Walk on the Wine Side

The Wiener Weinwandertag makes it easy to get to know Vienna’s vintners on their own turfIf there is a day that sums up autumn in Vienna, the Wi...
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