The mighty Pfneiszl sisters

by  |  26-10-2010

This is an article from our archives that was previously run on another site in July, 2008. Pfneiszl is a young winery on old lands. Or actually, it’s an old winery on its own old lands if that makes any sense. You see Pfneiszl (or Pfneisl depending on which side of the Hungarian/Austrian border you’re on) is an old family winery based in both Hungary and Austria. It’s just that in Hungary, the 27 hectares that made up their wine growing lands were seized by the former communist regime of Hungary in the almighty name of collectivization, yay… After that happened, they had to “make due” with the 70 hectares that the family kept in Austria just on the other side of the border. In 1993, these lands were returned to the family after decades of pumping out cheap bulk wine that was mostly sold to Russia. By this time, […]
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