AUSTRIA White wines are this Alpine nation's strong suit. The two best varieties are the spicy-tasting Grüner Veltliner and the dry and full-bodied Riesling. Austrian whites are a favorite of sommeliers across the United States thanks to their bright, firm structures and well-defined flavors of white fruit and mineral.
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