I’ve been meaning to post this article from the Washington Post for a couple of days. Bottles with a Princely Pedigree.
Okay, I understand that the bottles of wine are produced at a winery owned by the court of Liechtenstein. But the grapes are grown and the wine is made in Austria. The article says that Liechtenstein wants Americans to find its wines, but then says that most wines are actually made in Austria. So what exactly are we supposed to find? It then goes on to list a few bottles that can be found in the DC area, all of which are from the court winery which again, is in Austria. So wouldn’t that make them Austrian wines, simply produced at a winery owned by people who happen to be from Liechtenstein?
Color me confused.