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Sparkling wine – Austria

What Austrian Sekt is a sparkling wine made by tank, transfer, or traditional method. It was first produced in 1846 by Schlumberger, where it remains in production today (3). In June 2016 a 3-step quality pyramid was introduced, with minima of … Continue reading

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Classification of Austrian wine

News and commentary A wine lover’s guide to Austria. Brook, S. Decanter Magazine pp.108:114, June 2016. A good telling of the Austrian story, along with the unintended consequences of basing a classification system on regional typicity … so eg DAC (Districtus … Continue reading

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