UNFILTERED Archives: Austria

West to East: The 2022 Germany & Austria June Tour

West to East: The 2022 Germany & Austria June Tour
This June we hosted over 35 German, Austria, & Sake producers across sixteen cities, from SF to NYC (yes, West to East… it was as intense as ever!), to share as much Riesling, Grüner, Spatburgunder, and more, with YOU! It’s...

The 2021 Austria Vintage Report

The 2021 Austria Vintage Report
Above: Grapes during harvest at Schloss Gobelsburg in the Kamptal. AUSTRIA 2021: EXTRAORDINARY BALANCE The 2021 vintage in Austria is outstanding, blending ripe fruit, good extract, and crisp acidity. As Michael Moosbrugger from Schloss Gobelsburg said, A cold winter and...

Limestone Pure: Introducing Domaine Ciringa

Limestone Pure: Introducing Domaine Ciringa
The wines of Domaine Ciringa are Sauvignon Blancs unlike any we have tasted; they are deep, resonant wines that somehow defy gravity. Armin is one of the most dynamic and driven winemakers we’ve spent time with and we are delighted...

The 2020 Austria Vintage Report

The 2020 Austria Vintage Report
Above: Ludwig Hiedler of Weingut Hiedler in the Kamptal. After spending the better part of January interviewing growers from all over Germany and Austria, we have a good feeling for the growing conditions of the vintage and what this points to...

The 2019 Austria Vintage Report

The 2019 Austria Vintage Report
Each year in early May we take an annual trip to Austria to taste the new vintage with our nineteen growers. The start of Spring is a wonderful time in Austria: asparagus is everywhere, wine country is lush and green,...