Tag Archives: St Laurent

• The Taste of Zweigelt

The Taste of Zweigelt

If you can tear yourself away from the gorgeous facades and ancient spires of Vienna, to head south-southeast as if your goal is Hungary, you quickly leave behind the cultured world of music and stone, and cleave through soil rich with history. Sweep away from the plateaus carved by the Danube across the Pannonian plains, […]

• Austrian red wines shine quietly

Austrian red wines shine quietly

Some wines charm with rustic roots in an obscure and hilly corner of the world, farmed by humble folk. Some succeed by blank uniformity – bland grapes polished through technology to be acceptable, their provenance irrelevant. Austria‘s reds fit into neither category, and hallelujah for that. Their origins are hardly backwaters – they’re proximate to […]