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Austrian Wine 101

Years ago if one were to proclaim, “I sure do love Austrian wine!” the response would have been blank stares or, “Indeed. I really like their Shiraz.” Nowadays, when one expresses enthusiasm for Austrian wine, the likely response is, “I love Grüner Veltliner,” or “I’ve had fantastic Austrian dessert wine."

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There is much to learn about Austrian wine and we invite you to log on the “Austrian Wine Adventure Tour”

  • Learn about the history of wine in Austria and get the skinny on what’s happening right now on the Austrian wine scene
  • Take virtual tours through Austria’s wine region
  • Discover a plethora of pairing suggestions you can try with Austrian wine in your own kitchen
  • Not sure how to pronounce, “Zweigelt,” or “Grüner Veltliner?” Learn how to pronounce common terms on Austrian wine labels by listening to a native speaker

Ready, go: Austrian Wine Adventure Tour