Austria Episodes

Dec. 19, 2021

Ep. 58. / Stadt Krems: How can an Austrian city own and manage a world-class winery?

How can a city have a winery and top it all an outstanding one? Well this time, I sat down with Peter Mandl from the winery Stadt Krems from the Kremstal region in Lower Austria. Stadt means city in German, so this winery wor...

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Oct. 15, 2021

Ep. 56. / Domäne Wachau, an exemplary cooperative with Roman Horvath MW

This episode virtually goes to the Wachau region of Austria again! My guest is the honorable Roman Horvath, Master of Wine and CEO of the Domäne Wachau winery. In my eyes, the Domäne has been a fantastic example of a respectable and innovative cooperativ...

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Sept. 26, 2021

WAH #4 | Günter + Regina Triebaumer Weite Welt 2018 | Burgenland, Austria

I come back with one of my favourite Austrian red wine cuvées, the "Weite Welt" or in English: "wide world or vast world" from Regina and Günter Triebaumer. Enjoy, write me, leave a feedback, rate and the usual jazz. Cheers, Máté   Link to the Pap Wine C...

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April 18, 2021

WAH #1 | Allram Grüner Veltliner Ried Rosengartl 2019 | Kamptal, Austria

The first 'Wine Against Hangover' episode features an exceptional Allram bottle of Austria's flagship variety: Grüner Veltliner from Kamptal. Let me know what you think of the wine, and feel free to recommend me wines on the Wine Ghosts Instagram.

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Dec. 18, 2020

Ep. 39. / Mantlerhof is the cradle of Neuburger and the savior of Roter Veltliner

Get to know Josef Mantler, a young descendant of a historic winemaking family from the Kremstal region of Austria. In this episode, you’ll get to learn about the loess ruled Kremstal region that flourishes at the meeting point of three other wine regions...

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Dec. 12, 2020

Ep. 38. / A True Kolfok from Mittelburgenland: Stefan Wellanschitz

Stefan Wellanschitz is a true 'Kolfok' in the wine world. Which means that he doesn't want to chase the prescribed conventional tasting profiles, but rather seeks after the authentic taste of his Mittelburgenland (Austria) terroir as well as the vintage....

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Oct. 23, 2020

Ep. 34. / Kamptal's cool elegance kept in Allram bottles

The 34th Wine Ghosts podcast virtually goes into the Kamptal region of Austria, and hosts Lorenz Allram, the young winemaker behind the Allram wines. Lorenz gives a thorough introduction to the Kamptal terroir, explains the general tasting profiles of th...

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Sept. 25, 2020

Ep. 32. / Roter Veltliner & Wagram masterclass by Johannes Fritz

In this episode, I had the opportunity to talk to a motivated young winemaker, Johannes Fritz, from Austria. The Josef Fritz winery is located in the heart of a lesser-known Austrian wine region: Wagram, which deserves much more international fame than i...

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July 3, 2020

Ep. 26. / Franz Weninger's hand-made biodynamic wines across the border

Today’s episode features Franz Weninger who is an iconic producer who cultivates his land biodynamically on both sides of the Austrian-Hungarian border. Franz described his remarkable terroirs in great depth, justified the importance of various soil qual...

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April 30, 2020

Ep. 18. / Niki Saahs from Nikolaihof shares 2000-year-old secrets from Wachau

The Nikolaihof is one of the benchmark estates worldwide if you are looking for great, age-worthy white wines with character. This is the oldest estate in Austria, lying on the right bank of the River Danube in Mautern, in the beautiful Wachau. The estat...

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April 22, 2020

Ep. 16. / Simon Gattinger's bright way of becoming a great Wachau winemaker

Today’s guest is Simon Gattinger, a 22-year old winemaker from the Wachau Valley, Austria. He inherited precious vineyard sites on the Eastern side of the valley and took the courage to establish his own wine label a couple of years ago. He shared his pl...

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April 5, 2020

Ep. 14. / Armint Tement bottles the bests of Styria

In this episode, you can hear Armin Tement from the Tement winery, Styria, Austria. Winery Tement is a must-know if you are a lover of Sauvignon Blanc and want to have one the best expression of the Styrian wine world. Their vineyards are flourishing on ...

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