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Emily Campeau

Sommelier Emily Campeau tastes Weninger

Now some people may say I am obsessed with Austria. These rumors are true. How can one country have so many grapes that are explicitly terroir sponges? I came to the Weninger winery as an intern because Blaufränkisch was screaming at me. Also because such incredible farming on a medium-sized estate is something I find […]

Rage against the machine

Design by Weninger (available free of charge for affiliated winemakers) Weninger against the machine   After a robust Facebook discussion in the past year, it became clear to me how I wanted my 2018 harvest t-shirt to look.   We are known for our commitment to hand-harvesting. Not out of a dogmatic attitude but out […]

Kalk und Kegel

Kalk & Kegel, der Sommelier-Blog

Wein und Visionen Ein neuer Blog stellt sich vor. Die Autoren: mehr als fünfzig der besten Sommeliers aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum. Es wird über die aktuellsten Themen der Branche geschrieben. Man darf gespannt sein! Winzer zu Gast Spannende Fragen machen das Interview mit Franz R. Weninger zu mehr als einem üblichen Winzerporträt. Was trinkt er? […]

Biologischer Kompost

Our way to sustainable farming, organic, biodynamic

The View From the Outside When I came back from my internship in California in 1999, I had a clear goal in mind. I was impressed by the way Americans thought big; I was disillusioned by the copies, wineries that recreated Bordeaux or Tuscany – they felt like Disneyland. Anyone who has been to one […]

History

  In the town chronicles of Horitschon, the first mention of the name Weninger at Florianigasse 11 is in 1828. The Weninger family cultivates a mixed farm, which is typical for Central Burgenland: it has five cows, 25 hectares of arable land, and five hectares of vineyards. The family buys its first tractor after World […]

Gault&Millau

Gault&Millau 2018

Franz Weningers brillante Weinserie ist der Inbegriff des klassischen mittelburgenländischen Stils. Im Weingarten biologisch und im Keller nur auf das Wichtigste reduziert, entstehen Weine mit großartigem Herkunft und Rebsortenausdruck, Vielschichtigkeit und Eleganz. Fantastisch ist heuer wieder der würzige, hochmineralische Dürrau, den wir aus dem Jahr 2014 kosten konnten. Gault&Millau Österreich 2018, Weinguide   Bewertungen 2018 […]