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Wine-growing area of Saale-Unstrut in Saxony-Anhalt

Vineyards in the Saale-Unstrut region of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

While travelling through the wine-growing area of Saale-Unstrut one can see a lot of steep terraces with centuries-old dry walls and romantic vineyard cottages. The region is open for many kinds of movement: Hiking, cycling and even canoeing.

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Wine barrel at the Rotkäppchen winery in Freyburg

Wine cask for 120,000 l at the Rotkäppchen vinery in Freyburg (Unstrut), Germany

In the historic sparkling wine cellars of the Rotkäppchen winery in Freyburg (Unstrut) there is a huge wine cask for the cuvée. The barrel was built in 1897 and has a capacity of 120,000 litres.

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An Austrian wine named Uhudler

Uhudler, a wine in Burgenland

At a wine store in Bildein I tried a very special Austrian wine named ‘Uhudler’. This wine with its flavours of strawberry and black currant has an interesting story to offer. It was even prohibited for several years!

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Domäne Wachau in Dürnstein

Wine label Katzensprung, Austria

At the Domäne Wachau I learned about a wine which was served for a very important moment in Austrian history. The wine label Katzensprung was proffered at that banquet celebrated after signing the Austrian Independent Treaty in the year 1955.

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Inspiration by Wine & Opitz in Illmitz

Inspiration by Wine & Opitz in Illmitz, AustriaIt was in the early afternoon when we arrived at the winery Willi Opitz, located in Illmitz, a small place in Burgenland. A bike standing in front of the house heavily laden with a big bottle of wine gave us the feeling we are in the right place. We walked in and were surprised …