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Austrian Wines

Austria’s 4000 years of winemaking history has seen more twists and turns than a downhill skier. It careered off-piste for a bit with mass-production, got walloped navigating several wars and hit some bumpy moguls at the hands of phylloxera and scandal, but it seems to have tucked itself into a more streamlined position and is building up some serious momentum. Adopting a “small is beautiful” approach Austria is concentrating on boutique wines. It produces some very serious Rieslings as well as some fantastic reds, which are remarkably chunky for such a cool climate. Once upon a time it was seen as a clone of Germany, but where the Germans have struggled to make their wine

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  • Pittnaeur Pitti 2016 Austrian Wine

    Pittnauer Pitti 2016

    £13.00

    £13.00

    If the Hammer Horror studios had made a film about wine it might have starred Zweigelt. A hybrid of the Blaufrankisch...

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