Austrian wines dominate blind tasting in London


An Austrian wine came out top in a blind tasting of 75 Rieslings from all over the world in Great Britain.A Riesling from 2004 by winemakers Hirsch in Kammern, Lower Austria, made first place ahead of a wine produced by German winemaker Egon Müller-Scharzhof and a 2007 Riesling by the Prager family in Lower Austria’s […]

No Austrians injured in Chilean earthquake, say agencies

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Vienna travel agency Siesta IT-Reisen and Vienna’s so-called “jumbo group” of travel agencies reported today (Mon) that no Austrians had been hurt in the Chilean earthquake.An earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale occurred off shore of Concepcion, Chile, early Saturday morning.Two Austrians were stranded on Easter Island in the Pacific Ocean because of the […]