Tag Archives : Austria

An Austrian Classic: 2013 Schlosskellerei Gobelsburg – Lössterrassen Grüner Veltliner 8

Kamptal The Kamptal is one of Austria’s most successful white wine regions and centered around Langenlois, the largest Austrian wine-growing municipality. Named after the river Kamp, a left tributary of the Danube, the Kamptal has earned itself an international reputation for outstanding Riesling and Grüner Veltliner. The Kamptal has a vineyard area of more than 3.800 hectares with a terroir […]

Greeen, Yellow and Red

Ciodet Spumanti Forum Vini

Impressions from the Forum Vini wine fair pt.1 4

 International wine fair Munich If you’re following me on Twitter then you might have red my tweets from the Forum Vini wine fair. The fair took place in Munich from November 9th to November 11th. Vintners and wine-importers from Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Australia, Argentina, South Africa, Greece, Portugal and Bulgaria presented their wines. For […]

Wine Quiz #4 – Solutions 2

Here are the solutions for wine quiz #4. Question 1: Cannonau is a local grape from what Italian region?. Correct answer: C   Cannonau is a local grape of Sardinia Question 2: Briefly explain the Brunellopoli/Brunellogate scandal. Brunellogate is the name of a scandal that happened in 2008 where some Brunello producers mixed their Brunello with […]

Wine Quiz #4 6

Wine Quiz #4 It’s time for the weekly wine quiz here at Vino in Love. The answers will be published on Friday. Questions 2 will probably be a tough one. The rest should be easier Question 1) Cannonau is a local grape from what Italian region? A) South Tyrol B) Liguria C) Sardinia D) None […]

2003 Winzerhof Allacher Blaufränkisch 2

A few months ago I picked up a bottle of Blaufränkisch from the winery Winzerhof Allacher at a huge wine sale. The winery is located in Austria’s Burgenland region. They produce 11 wines which range from eiswein to red wine. Winzerhof Allacher’s 2003 vintage Blaufränkisch is produced with 100% organic Blaufränkisch grapes. The wine ages […]