Tag Archives: Danube

• Long Island wineries rank among the world’s top 10. Who knew?

Long Island wineries rank among the world’s top 10. Who knew?

Here’s something to warm you up for the winter: The North Fork of Long Island now has something in common with Rioja, Spain and Danube, Austria. All three regions were included in Wine Enthusiast’s recent list of the Top 10 Wine Destinations in the World for 2013. The news comes three months after travel company TripAdvisor […]

• 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2013

10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2013

A sense of place—the sights, sounds, smells and spirit of a travel destination—can endear that area to a person forever. For wine lovers, there is no better way to cement that connection than to explore the world around those vines. As the wine market becomes ever more global, packed with offerings ranging from the most […]

• Vienna's City Vineyards Turn Gemischter Satz Into Delectable Whites

Vienna's City Vineyards Turn Gemischter Satz Into Delectable Whites

Beethoven composed part of his 9th Symphony in a small apartment at the Mayer am Pfarrplatz winery. Downstairs in its noisy tavern, with old paintings of antlered animals and memorabilia of the composer, I’m dining on schnitzel and gemischter satz, Vienna’s contribution to the wine world. Light, tangy, fragrant and surprisingly complex, the best examples […]