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Appreciated for superior wines made from indigenous varieties, Austria should be on the radar of any curious wine drinker. A rather cool and dry wine growing region, this country produces wine that is quintessentially European in style: food-friendly with racy acidity, moderate alcohol and fresh fruit flavors.

Austria’s viticultural history is rich and vast, dating back to Celtic tribes with first written record of winemaking starting with the Romans. But the 20th century brought Austria a series of winemaking obstacles, namely the plunder of both world wars, as well as its own self-imposed quality breach. In the mid 1980s, after a handful of shameless vintners were found to have added diethylene glycol (a toxic substance) to their sweet wines to imitate the unctuous qualities imparted by botrytis, Austria’s credibility as a wine-producing country was compromised. While no one was harmed, the incident forced the country to rebound and recover stronger than ever. By the 1990s, Austria was back on the playing field with exports and today is prized globally for its quality standards and dedication to purity and excellence.

Grüner Veltliner, known for its racy acidity and herbal, peppery aromatics, is Austria's most important white variety, comprising nearly a third of Austrian plantings. Riesling in Austria is high in quality but not quantity, planted on less than 5% of the country’s vineyard land. Austrian Rieslings are almost always dry and are full of bright citrus flavors and good acidity. Red varietal wines include the tart and peppery Zweigelt, spicy and dense Blaufränkisch and juicy Saint Laurent. These red varieties are also sometimes blended.

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  • Domane Wachau Federspiel Terrassen Gruner Veltliner 2020  Front Label
    Domane Wachau Federspiel Terrassen Gruner Veltliner 2020
    Gruner Veltliner from Wachau, Austria
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  • Broadbent Gruner Veltliner (1 Liter) 2020  Front Label
    Broadbent Gruner Veltliner (1 Liter) 2020
    Gruner Veltliner from Austria
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    • Markus Huber Vision Organic Gruner Veltliner 2020  Front Label
      Markus Huber Vision Organic Gruner Veltliner 2020
      Gruner Veltliner from Traisental, Austria
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      • Sattler Zweigelt 2020  Front Label
        Sattler Zweigelt 2020
        Zweigelt from Burgenland, Austria
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        • Pratsch Organic Rose 2020  Front Label
          Pratsch Organic Rose 2020
          Rosé from Austria
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          • Markus Huber Obere Steigen Gruner Veltliner 2020  Front Label
            Markus Huber Obere Steigen Gruner Veltliner 2020
            Gruner Veltliner from Austria
            • JS93
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          • Sattler St. Laurent 2020  Front Label
            Sattler St. Laurent 2020
            St. Laurent from Burgenland, Austria
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            • Weingut F.X. Pichler Ried Steinertal Smaragd Gruner Veltliner 2018  Front Label
              Weingut F.X. Pichler Ried Steinertal Smaragd Gruner Veltliner 2018
              Gruner Veltliner from Wachau, Austria
              • RP91
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            • Loimer Lois Gruner Veltliner 2020  Front Label
              Loimer Lois Gruner Veltliner 2020
              Gruner Veltliner from Austria
              • W&S92
              • WS91
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            • Brundlmayer Kamptaler Terrassen Gruner Veltliner 2020  Front Label
              Brundlmayer Kamptaler Terrassen Gruner Veltliner 2020
              Gruner Veltliner from Kamptal, Austria
              • JS93
              3.8 10 Ratings
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            • Kracher Cuvee Beerenauslese (375ML half-bottle) 2018  Front Label
              Kracher Cuvee Beerenauslese (375ML half-bottle) 2018
              Other Dessert from Burgenland, Austria
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              • RP93
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              • Szigeti Gruner Veltiner Brut Front Label
                Szigeti Gruner Veltiner Brut
                Non-Vintage Sparkling Wine from Neusiedlersee, Austria
                • WE90
                • W&S90
                3.9 29 Ratings
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              • Markus Huber Sparkling Rose  Front Label
                Markus Huber Sparkling Rose
                Sparkling Rosé from Austria
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                • Berger Zweigelt (1 Liter) 2020  Front Label
                  Berger Zweigelt (1 Liter) 2020
                  Zweigelt from Austria
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                  • Markus Huber Terrassen Gruner Veltliner 2020  Front Label
                    Markus Huber Terrassen Gruner Veltliner 2020
                    Gruner Veltliner from Austria
                    • JS91
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                  • Hofer Gruner Veltliner (1 Liter) 2020  Front Label
                    Hofer Gruner Veltliner (1 Liter) 2020
                    Gruner Veltliner from Austria
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                    • Szigeti Klimt Blanc de Blanc 2017  Front Label
                      Szigeti Klimt Blanc de Blanc 2017
                      Vintage Sparkling Wine from Neusiedlersee, Austria
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                      • Markus Huber Terrassen Riesling 2019  Front Label
                        Markus Huber Terrassen Riesling 2019
                        Riesling from Austria
                        • JS92
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                      • Heinrich Leithaberg Blaufrankisch 2017  Front Label
                        Heinrich Leithaberg Blaufrankisch 2017
                        Blaufrankisch from Burgenland, Austria
                        • WE96
                        • RP92
                        • JS92
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                      • Glatzer Carnuntum DAC Gruner Veltliner 2020  Front Label
                        Glatzer Carnuntum DAC Gruner Veltliner 2020
                        Gruner Veltliner from Austria
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                        • Heidi Schrock Heidi Schrock and Sohne Tour de Rose 2020  Front Label
                          Heidi Schrock Heidi Schrock and Sohne Tour de Rose 2020
                          Rosé from Burgenland, Austria
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                          • Szigeti Pinot Noir Brut Rose 2018  Front Label
                            Szigeti Pinot Noir Brut Rose 2018
                            Sparkling Rosé from Neusiedlersee, Austria
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                            • Zantho Gruner Veltliner 2020  Front Label
                              Zantho Gruner Veltliner 2020
                              Gruner Veltliner from Burgenland, Austria
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                              • Domane Wachau Federspiel Terrassen Riesling 2018  Front Label
                                Domane Wachau Federspiel Terrassen Riesling 2018
                                Riesling from Wachau, Austria
                                • WS90
                                3.7 9 Ratings
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                              • Skeleton Gruner Veltliner (1 Liter) 2020  Front Label
                                Skeleton Gruner Veltliner (1 Liter) 2020
                                Gruner Veltliner from Burgenland, Austria
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