TopMenuEN

A great day for Austrian wines

It is not every day one can enjoy a wealth of Austrian wines in Paris. It’s a pity. I’ve been to Austria several times and the wines I have tasted are fantastic. Outstanding whites and reds that are not so well know, from not so well-known indigenous varieties, that are also making great headway. And also luscious sweet ones. But what I personally like the best are the very fresh, stringent, mineral vibrating dry whites, grüner veltliner of course but also riesling and others.

Austrian wine regions

Austrian wine regions

Not often I get to enjoy those in Paris, but I did this Monday. The Austrian wine marketing board was in town, headed by the Austrian wine guru Willi Klinger, who brought with him some 30 wine producers each with plenty of delicious wines. A pity one could not taste them all. You will hear more of the small fraction that we managed to taste later.

Here I just wanted to share with you the press conference where Willi Klinger in fabulous French (very impressive!) gave the assembled French wine press the essentials of Austrian wine:

And here you have a few more videos with Austrian winemakers, from a few years back. In English this time!

Weingut Emmerich Knoll, with Emmerich Knoll

Kurt Angerer, Austria, winemaker interview

Willy Brundlmayer, Austrian winemaker interview

This post is also available in: Swedish

,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

  Subscribe to comments:

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.

Sign up for our Newsletter!

In The BKWine Brief:

Enter your email to get it:

 
Make your friends happy!

And us too. Share & Like this!

Subscribe!

Time to book a wine tour?

Travel on a wine tour with us to Bordeaux, Champagne, Douro, Tuscany, Piedmont, South Africa, Chile-Argentina, and much more...

We know more about wine — and about organising exceptional wine tours — and will give you a better, more extraordinary wine and gourmet experience.

Book your wine tour here with BKWine Tours. Now!

Book a wine tour!