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Eating and partying outside? Make sure you pick wines that can handle being both too cold or too hot, red than can be chilled and whites that can be drunk at 20 degrees or more. That way you can relax. 

In such conditions you want to choose reds which don't have too much tannin and are dry, ideally a bit crunchy. Any residual sugar makes them feel stodgy, and tannins are very raspy when cold. And you want to pick whites which are dry with controlled acidity. Too much acidity or residual sugar and the wine is not pleasant when too warm. And it will be too warm.

In whites, good choices from our selection are swiss chasselas, pinot gris, grüner veltliner, jacquere and altesse, dry muskateller, heida and of course Heidi Schroeck's Weisse Lowen and Vogelsang.

In reds, Gamay, light Pinot Noir, Vernatsch, unoaked Zweigelt, Merlot and even cool climate Syrah

Wines
altenr_zweigelt_side
Austria
Red

Only made in good years, smooth spicy Zweigelt
st_laurent_side
Austria
Red

Our reference for St Laurent
148_st_jean_de_la_porte_side
France
Red
vormayrgm_-_copy_1
Austria
White

A dry, mineral Muskateller made by Walter Buchegger. Delicious!
zweigel_sidet
Austria
Red

Our reference for Zweigelt - taste the fruit.
heidi-schrock_weisse-loewen_side
Austria
White

Classic happy and crunchy Austrian white - Welschriesling.
st_germain_mondeuse_side
France
White

Superb Mondeuse showing the fruit and the wild side of Mondeuse.
120705_geoffray_brouilly_-_copy_4
France
White

Always good smooth Brouilly
008317_side_1
Switzerland
White

The best "basic" Chasselas we could find
rotated_7423.076.2010_1
Switzerland
Red

Possibly the best red with spicy food anywhere!
008901_side_1
Switzerland
Red

Fresh fruity and typically Swiss Pinot Noir
lezard_rouge_bouteille_side_3
Switzerland
Red

Ripasso-style wine of Pinot Noir over Garanoir. It's Pinot Noir with just a nudge of oomph
chenas_side
France
White

Franck Bessone is one of the best - mineral and juicy Gamay
pc_fl_gr_resize_-_copy
Austria
Red
side_rose_1
Austria
Rosé

Refreshing, long, rich and not quite dry. Converts people to rosé!
humaniste_side_1
Switzerland
Red

A structured and fruit rich wine with peppery spice.
muses-syrahclassique-side_1
Switzerland
Red

Fresh and fruity Syrah with typical Muses complexity
pnselection2012_-_copy_1
Switzerland
Red

A few bottles available.
bs_ww_m_ller-thurgau_-_copy_1
Switzerland
White

A really impressive Müller Thurgau - will keep for years and years too.
bs_rw_pinot_noir_1_-_copy_1
Switzerland
Red

Typical Pinot Noir from Eastern Switzerland.
ddm_ww_goutte_d_or_-_copy_1
Switzerland
White

A warmer richer type of Chasselas
ddm_ww_sauvignon_blanc_-_side
Switzerland
White

A cool climate elegant Sauvignon
ddm_ww_oeil-de-perdrix_-_copy_1
Switzerland
White

Expressive, complex, interesting - the Swiss take rosé seriously
cduboux1432106067_555c345373990_rotated_1
Switzerland
White

Beautiful Epesses Chasselas.
bv_rw_baiocco_-_copy_1
Switzerland
Red

A crowd pleaser both for Merlot lovers and a surprise to the "I don't like Merlot" crowd.
bv_ww_gran_rose_-_copy_1
Switzerland
Rosé
gv_ww_terre_alte_-_copy_1
Switzerland
White

Back soon. Fruity, fresh, but with surprising texture.
perle_side
Austria
Rosé

A mighty sparkling rosé made from St. Laurent.
breitenfelder_grunerveltliner_breiteln_side
Austria
White

Our favourite Grüner in 2014
lw-de-patronis2012_side
Austria
Red

Created for the 900th anniversary of the Klosterneuburg Monastery Winery.
langmann_schilcher_greisdorf_side_1
Austria
Rosé

Schilcher is unique
morgoncuvee_-_copy_1
France
Red

Classic Morgon.
jungherrn_-_copy
Austria
White

Fresh and balanced Pinot Blanc, even with its age.
neuburger_lb-dac_-_copy
Austria
White

long maceration orange wine, aromatic and delicious
blaufrankish_kiss_side
Austria
Red
winzer-sparkling_side
Austria
White

Fizzy Fun from Waldschutz
ddm_ww_non_filtre_auvernier_-_side
Switzerland
White

The last of the 2017 - unfiltered chasselas of lovely complexity
07_muskateller_side
Austria
White

Don't miss it if you like Muskateller
johannisberg_grandcru_00172_side
Switzerland
White

Best Johannisberg in 2016, a great winter aperitif
grauvernatsch-sonntaler-doc_-_copy_1
Italy
Red

My favourite wine in the Kurtatsch range. Starts Pomegranate light and then...

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