Daily Wine News: Austrian Reds

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 08-10-2023

Zweigelt grapes.

They may be overshadowed by the country’s much-celebrated whites but Austria’s red wines can be intriguing, distinctive and delicious. In Club Oenologique, David Kermode takes a closer look at three Austrian red grape varieties that every wine lover should know about.

Concrete egg or oak barrel? Stainless steel vat or clay amphora? In the World of Fine Wine, Benjamin Lewin looks at just how influential the winemaking vessel is when it comes to fermenting and aging fine wine.

In Wine-Searcher, W. Blake Gray talks to German producer Erni Loosen about his quest making wine in Oregon.

“What’s the secret to being at the forefront of wine innovation for more than 2,500 years of winegrowing? With nine out of its 20 AOPs younger than 20 years old, Languedoc isn’t as beholden to restrictions as other wine regions.” Caroline Pardilla explores the French wine region of Languedoc in Imbibe Magazine.

Tom Wark adds his two cents to the news of Chateau Ste. Michelle’s decision to cancel 40% of their vineyard and grape contracts.

In Barron’s Penta magazine, Jake Emen falls for the island of Madeira and its wines.

In Decanter, Jane Foster explores Montenegro’s wine scene.

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