The Austrian Wine Marketing Board has announced that its mercurial managing director, Wili Klinger, will be leaving at the end of next year.

The Austrian Wine Marketing Board reports that the quality of grapes for the 2015 vintage is high but yields will be average.

Pursuit of quality

06 May, 2015

Last year was significant for the Austrian wine industry – roaring exports and some new, fresh, quality-oriented initiatives. Christian Davis reports

Leithaberg, one of Austria’s newest DACs, wants to be the Burgundy of Austria.

Exports of Austrian wine by value have exceeded estimates as a result of higher prices and a decline in bulk wine.

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Philip Duff

Dirty cocktail names: Is it the end?

There are lies, damn lies, statistics – and then there are statistics about cocktails. It emerged recently that a UK firm named Travel Republic surveyed punters, and apparently 29% of them disapprove of sexually suggestive cocktail names.

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