“Urknall,” Alfred says. “You know, the start of universe, the big bang theory.”
“This is the German word for it, Urknall.”
The surroundings are just dreamlike. We’re sitting in a saint-like memorial place just outside Horitschon, an oasis in the middle of a vineyard. In one corner there’s a statue. Maybe [...]
I really can’t get it out of my mind. Is it simply all about different expectations?
I’m at the Weingut Netzl in Göttlesbrunn, tasting my way through a Zweigelt line-up. We’re in the center of Zweigelt land, in the region of Carnuntum, an old Roman army camp. Here Zweigelt reigns, a crossing between [...]
Some would say it’s complete madness, serving the Gernot and Heike Heinrich 2006 Salzberg next to the 2006 Chateau Mouton-Rotschild in a blind tasting. I say it’s a sign of confidence.
Four days of intense traveling in the regions of Wien, Carnuntum and Burgenland are over. Filled with impressions from the respective regions, great meetings [...]
‘Why haven’t you recommended any Zweigelt?’, a friend asks me after his recent discoveries in Austria. ‘Too few tasted and no real treats’, was my answer realizing I, on a general basis, had neglected Austria for a way too long period. Embarrassing, considering all the great whites emerging from the country; wines that [...]
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