Austrian distiller awarded gold medal for Organic Vodka

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An Austrian distiller has been awarded a gold medal for his ‘Organic Vodka’ at the International Wine and Spirits Competition 2012 in London. Josef Farthofer, from the Austrian Mostviertel won the only Austrian gold medal at the event where more than 2,400 spirits were put to the test. Judges described the vodka as ‘squeaky clean […]

October coldest since 1974


This month has been the coldest October in more than 35 years, meteorologists have revealed.Experts at Vienna’s Centre for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG) announced today (Fri) the average temperature this month was just 7.8 degrees centigrade. They said this was the lowest figure since 1974.The meteorologists added Tannheim in the province of Tyrol recorded the […]