Category Archives: Zweigelt

Höpler: A Fabulous Austrian Producer For Normal Wine People

  Post Summary Points Background on Höpler and the wines of Lake Neusiedl Christof Höpler: A winemaker for normal wine people The wines: The Whites, The Reds, The Sweets __________________________________________Sometimes serendipity happens. And last week it did! I was so excited when, following the podcast on Austria, I got a last minute...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 51 — Austria

 Source: http://www.weygandtwines.com/austrian-wine.htm This week, it’s an episode near to my heart, since allegedly 25% of my family is from here: Austria. I tell an anecdote about traveling there as a dumb college student and “translating” some German. Then, after some great shoutouts (thank you for writing in and reviewing us...

My Oh My! Say YES to the Zwei: Awesome Red Zweigelt from Austria

It’s no small feat to turn around a reputation…especially when you’re accused of making wine that incorporates anti-freeze…but somehow Austria has managed to make it happen. Forget that wine has been made in Austria for 4000 years. Memories are short and what people remember is 1985. This is when some...