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An Exploration of Austrian Wines Wednesday 28.06

We showed 12 Austrian wines on Wednesday morning, to complement our Regional Discovery Masterclass held in the afternoon. We divided the wines into the following themes: The Wines of Herbert Zillinger, Aromatic Expressions, International Varieties and Indigenous Blends. Below are a few bottle shots for reference.

Producer Profile, Domaine de Belle Vue

Having joined Winemason in April, I have the joyful task of tasting my way through the portfolio, one wine (sometimes more) at a time! A standout for me, so far, has been La Justice which sent me on a deep dive of Domaine de Bellevue and Muscadet.  Jérôme Bretaudau, a maverick winemaker from Domaine de … Read More

Volpaia Chianti Classico in The Irish Times

  John Wilson says that “Chianti is one of the great food wines, going perfectly with most red meats and pork, as well as rich Mediterranean vegetarian dishes.” He describes Volpaia Chianti Classico as “A harmonious, supremely elegant Chianti with pristine cherry and wild stawberry fruits. Unputdownable”. Agreed.