Tag:wine

How Wienwein Is Revitalizing Vienna’s Wine Scene

Rising costs and real estate speculators have been a real threat to Viennese wine, but a gang of six have been pushing back.
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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 w...

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...

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 | 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 city We 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 thirsty After 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 turf If there is a day that sums up autumn in Vienna, the Wi...