Europe, the most important continent for wine production and wine history, still produces the widest range of great wines: Burgundy, Chablis, Champagne, Bordeaux, Barolo, Brunello, Sauternes, Tokaji, and Châteauneuf-du-Pape to name the obvious ones. But Europe also has many fabulous lesser-known wines, like the Grüner Veltliners and Rieslings from Austria.
And where better to taste them than our no3 on the list, Domäne Wachau, a co-operative winery in Austria’s coolest winegrowing region, Wachau.
The grapes for Domäne Wachau’s wines grow on very steep terraces – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – that look down upon the Danube river, while the beautiful, precise wines age in a maze of historic cellars.
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