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Austria for the first time

This trip was a first for me and for Freddy Bulmer in his capacity as your new buyer of Austrian wine.

I hadn't visited the country before so was keen to learn all about it and its wines, and was wowed as much by its rich history and gothic charm as I was inspired by its new generation of forward-looking winemakers.

Rosie Allen

Rosie Allen
Content Creator & Editor

  • date January 2018
  • location Austria
  • people Freddy Bulmer & Rosie Allen

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Experience trips to other countries with our buying team

Giro d'Italia

Italy 2016

Giro d'Italia: Part I

Sebastian Payne MW & News Editor Joanna Goodman cover five regions in five days, visiting suppliers old and new, tasting new blends of Society and Exhibition wines and making new discoveries to offer members.

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Champagne 2015

The Pull of Pol

Buyer Pierre Mansour and head of copy Paul Trelford visit Champagne house Pol Roger, ‘the world’s most drinkable address’ and find out more about the importance of ageing and the date of disgorgement.

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Germany Revisited

Germany 2016

Germany Revisited

Marcel Orford-Williams reflects on how history has shaped the German wine scene and on the how it has changed over the last decade.

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Portugal 2016

Portugal Unfortified

Considering its size, Portugal can stake a convincing claim to being the most diverse winemaking country anywhere. Its non-fortified wines continue to excite us.

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