Red wine. Carnuntum, Austria. Biodynamic. 100% Blaufränkisch. Hand-harvested, destemmed, and fermented in an open fermentor; after the malolactic f...View full details
Domaine Spotlight: Winzerin Wiederstein
If you could use a little levity in your life, but don't want to compromise on the quality of the wine you drink, we've got just the winemaker for you.
Austria's Birgit Wiederstein is somehow a "serious free spirit"—she quotes poetry and cites her shoe size on her website, but at the same time takes a meticulous approach to winemaking, adhering strictly to biodynamic principles, and (like all our winemakers) is obsessed with terroir.
Located 40 kilometers east of Vienna, Birgit’s vines (and 280-year-old cellar) are in Göttlesbrunn, in the center of the Carnuntum wine region.
This appellation, taken from the eponymous Roman city that was located only a few kilometers away, is rapidly becoming discovered as a fine terroir in its own right, with Burgundy-like limestone-
In Birgit's wines, you'll find classic Austrian grapes like Zweigelt and Blaufränkisch; old-heritage varieties like the Harslevelu she uses in her elegant Anna Blume cuvée; as well as more familiar names like Sauvignon Blanc, which she has turned into a wine with unmistakable character.
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White wine. Göttlesbrunn, Austria. Biodynamic. 100% Harslevelu. Made from an ancient Austro-Hungarian variety, which Birgit has planted (over-graft...View full details$20.00| /
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Handmade by Birgit's mother, the Wiederstein Schnapps are some of the best eau-de-vies in the world. This Schnapps is fresh, clean, and lush, with ...View full details$27.00| /
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Handmade by Birgit's mother, the Wiederstein Schnapps are some of the best eau-de-vies in the world. Vogelbeere is a true Austrian specialty, offer...View full details$40.00| /