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In search for a central-European wine identity

The collapse of communism in 1989 revived the idea of Mittel-Europa. But is there such thing as a central European wine identity, too? Justin Keay reports.

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Signature Brands to distribute Edelweiss Weissbier in the UK

Signature Brands has signed an exclusive UK distribution agreement for leading Austrian wheat beer Edelweiss with its brewer, Brau Union and brand owner, Heineken.

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Austria’s Wachau elevated to DAC

As of this month, Wachau becomes Austria’s 15th DAC winegrowing region.

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Unusual wines, part two: Wiener Gemischter Satz, Vienna, Austria

Nothing sells a wine quite as well as a memorable backstory. In this series of short stories Jacopo Mazzeo unveils five wine styles convinced they have Oscar-winning potential

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Austria adds new grape hybrids to QbA wine for organic and sustainable winemaking

Do you know your Muscaris from your Souvignier Gris? Can you tell the difference between Blütenmuskateller and Goldenmuskateller? Well, if you don’t,

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Blaufränkisch goes to Hollywood: Exploring Austrian reds

Austria’s reds have often been more B-movie than blockbuster.

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SWiG snaps up Blaufränkisch specialist Groszer Wein

Wine merchant SWiG has signed up as exclusive UK importer for Blaufränkisch specialist Groszer Wein, based in the Südburgenland region of Austria.

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Vintage harvest 2017: Austria, Germany, the UK, Greece, Hungary and Croatia

Austria and Germany harvested early to beat the heat while frost and heat hit vines in both the UK and Greece, but Hungary and Croatia could deliver i

News |  Wine

Austria adds new grape hybrids to QbA wine for organic and sustainable winemaking

Do you know your Muscaris from your Souvignier Gris? Can you tell the difference between Blütenmuskateller and Goldenmuskateller? Well, if you don’t,

News |  Wine

Blaufränkisch goes to Hollywood: Exploring Austrian reds

Austria’s reds have often been more B-movie than blockbuster.

News |  Wine

SWiG snaps up Blaufränkisch specialist Groszer Wein

Wine merchant SWiG has signed up as exclusive UK importer for Blaufränkisch specialist Groszer Wein, based in the Südburgenland region of Austria.

News |  Wine

Vintage harvest 2017: Austria, Germany, the UK, Greece, Hungary and Croatia

Austria and Germany harvested early to beat the heat while frost and heat hit vines in both the UK and Greece, but Hungary and Croatia could deliver i

News |  Wine

Pushing boundaries: classifying the Danube region

Darren Smith looks to the flurry of activity in Austria's Danube region to gain insight into vineyard classification, as one group of producers brings

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Five stars: Northern hemisphere vintage report

Once again, the middle year of the decade has been a good one for the northern hemisphere.

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Pushing boundaries: classifying the Danube region

Darren Smith looks to the flurry of activity in Austria's Danube region to gain insight into vineyard classification, as one group of producers brings

News |  Wine

Five stars: Northern hemisphere vintage report

Once again, the middle year of the decade has been a good one for the northern hemisphere.