Austrian Wine: West meets East
Understand, taste, and see what words such as Wachau, Gruner Veltliner, Federspiel, Ausbruch, Kamptal, and Zweigelt signify. Bill Nesto, M.W., will be your guide to the tastes and sights of Austrian wine country. Upon the breakup of the USSR, Austria found itself in the center of Europe instead of on its periphery. Grasping this opportunity, Austrian wine producers created a new industry combining the best techniques of Western European winemaking with its own terroirs and indigenous grape varieties.