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- Recent research has proven that Dr. Friedrich Zweigelt, a crucial contributor to Austrian viticulture and after whom the Zweigelt grape was named, was an early, active, and enthusiastic Nazi.
- Gernot and Heike Heinrich have fully embraced biodynamics, amphora, and skin ferments as ways of expressing "sense of place" in their corner of Burgenland, Austria.
- Bernhard Stadlmann is the eighth generation of his family to specialize in this pair of rare indigenous Austrian varieties. Organic farming, top crus, and ultra-traditional vinifcation reveal fascinating facets of the Thermenregion.
- "Austrian wine is a story of new beginnings and at the same time long traditions." Martin Nittnaus of Anita and Hans Nittnaus
- "You will find lots of Zweigelt in Austria. But the Zweigelt of Carnuntum is so unique because you have this very typical ripe dark cherry notes but you will always find this very fresh white pepper on the palate." Christina Netzl of Weingut Netzl
- "You do not find greenschist anywhere else in Austria planted with vines, you just find it in the highest part of the Alps. That is 4,000 meters, no wine is growing there, so it really is a small spot where greenschist is found. " Christoph Wachter