Blaufränkisch goes uphill

Blaufrankisch bottles cu

All about the red wine grape of which Austria is most proud.

Nick has already written about the Austrian ski resort Lech, where in early December we discovered how easy it is to eat well. So what took us there?

Two years ago Vienna wine merchant Clemens Riedel and Burgenland winemaker Roland Velich, who specialises in Austria’s signature red wine grape Blaufränkisch, dreamt up the idea of organising a summit devoted to the variety of which the Austrians are now increasingly proud. Initially they thought of holding it in Vienna but over time they saw a great match...