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    Austria feels the heat

    A version of this survey of the effect of climate change on Austria is published by the Financial Times. See full tasting notes in A truly Austrian…

    16 Feb 2019 Jancis Robinson
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    Austrian whites – more than Grüner and Riesling

    14 February 2019 Our Throwback Thursday offering today is this two-year-old article about Austria by Julia to complement today's tasting article A…

    14 Feb 2019 Julia Harding MW
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    A truly Austrian array

    A novel presentation of Austrian wines in London, plus some recent tasting notes on notable Austrians. See also Austrian whites – more than Grüner…

    14 Feb 2019 Jancis Robinson
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    Kracher, and Sohm

    The Burgenland wine producer Kracher is exceptional, as this obituary of Alois Kracher Jr from the Austrian Wine Marketing Board testifies. Not many…

    3 Jul 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    What will fill red burgundy's place?

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See tasting notes in A British assault on fine German Pinots.  ‘I’m a refugee',…

    21 Apr 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Austria with an Indian accent

    Wine with spice is the proverbial Gordian knot when it comes to food and wine matching. The most adversarial aspect of the knot is chilli – or, more…

    7 Mar 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Austrian whites aplenty

    Richard writes Most of the 128 wines that Jancis and I tasted in London for this collection of notes on current Austrian whites come from the 2016…

    22 Feb 2018 Jancis Robinson Richard Hemming MW
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    Carnuntum picks up the pace

    The news from the world of Austrian wines last October was the creation of a tenth DAC. Schilcherland is an appellation for rosé wines made in western…

    16 Jan 2018 Julia Harding MW
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    Grandfather of Grüner

    See also Julia's article today about a tasting of mature Grüner Veltliners and Rieslings in Austria.  When's the best time to wear lederhosen and…

    31 Oct 2017 Hrishi Poola
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    Mature Austrian whites

    See also Hrishi Poola's article today on the Grandfather of Grüner Veltliner in Australia. Tasting older Austrian whites in the Austrian town of Krems…

    31 Oct 2017 Julia Harding MW
  • Article Wines of the week

    ​Johanneshof Reinisch Satzing Rotgipfler 2015/16 Thermenregion

    From €18.50, £26.99, $40 Find this wine This wine is a grand cru in everything but name and price. The variety is the relatively rare Austrian grape…

    20 Oct 2017 Julia Harding MW
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    Lower Austria's 2016 whites – bright and crisp

    Following in the footsteps, and the timeline, of the VDP, the Austrian Traditionsweingüter, a private association of producers in the wine…

    4 Oct 2017 Julia Harding MW
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    G & H Heinrich Zweigelt 2015 Burgenland

    From €11.50, 17.50 Swiss francs, £16.95, 174.90 Norwegian krone, 277 Chinese yuan Find this wine 'The essence of this twig is formed by the smell of…

    24 Feb 2017 Richard Hemming MW
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    Austria's indigenous reds

    See also Julia's review of 84 Austrian white wines.The trend for alternative varieties continues to interest the world of wine. For example, our…

    22 Feb 2017 Richard Hemming MW
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    Aged Austrians

    See also today's vintage summary of Austria 2016. Peter Pan may have inspired some of these deliciously mature wines tasted at the Kloster Und…

    7 Dec 2016 Julia Harding MW