Austria's finest - but for how long?
2 Oct 2008 by Jancis Robinson
We Masters of Wine went back to school last month with an AGM preceded by a tasting in Vintners' Hall (shown here) of some of Austria’s finest wines. This was held in honour of Pepi Schuller MW’s appointment as the first-ever non-British chairman of the Institute of Masters of Wine. Long may he rule (and if he rules as well as he waltzes, the IMW will be in excellent hands). I’m sure the institute will benefit from his more cosmopolitan point of view. Some of the finest Austrian wine producers were allowed to choose the wines they showed us and, arguably, some of them were less classic than they might have been. Willi...

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