Grüner Veltliner is the most dominant planted grape variety in Austria, comprising over one third of the country's total wine production. In this post, we'll explore how terroir affects Grüner Veltliner, specifically in three major producing regions : The Weinviertel, the Kamptal, and the Wachau, to better understand how contrasting regions can produce varying styles from the same grape variety.
While white wine dominates in terms of Austria's overall wine production, the country's red wines are magnificent, boasting fruit-driven and spicy aromatics with bright acidity and delicate tannin structures. These wines are incredibly versatile, transitioning easily from a backyard cookout to an elegant dinner party. In this post, you'll learn about Zweigelt, Blaufränkisch, & Sankt Laurent.
Austria is home to some of the world's finest white wines. Learn about the three dominant white grape varieties planted throughout Austria: Grüner Veltliner, Welschriesling, & Riesling. This post talks about where they are planted and what you can expect from the wines. Stop by Time Market in Tucson, Arizona, and try one by the glass at our wine bar throughout the months of May and June!
For the months of May and June, Time Market will be participating in an online campaign for Austrian Wine USA. We have championed Austrian wine for decades, and are excited to share more information on this blog page.
Stay tuned for information on wine specials at the bar, in-store tasting events, educational content, wine tasting videos, online seminars, and more!