Tag Archives: Salzburg

Hunting for Mozart in Salzburg and Zweigelt Red Wine from Nittnaus, Burgenland, Austria

Our second day out in Salzburg includes a visit to Mozart’s Wohnhause, where he grew up.

But entry costs a fortune. Instead, we end up spending over an hour in the house’s research library enjoying a Mozart primer narrated by Kenneth Branagh for free.

Swimming in Classical music and Mozart’s love-hate (really hate) relationship with Salzburg, we pop over to his birthplace: Continue reading

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Salzburg 2: Weingut Türk, Grüner Veltliner, Kremser Weinberge, Kremstal, Austria 2010

Snow flops on Salzburg rooftops, but we stay cosy inside our hostel and watch Julie Andrews declare these hills be alive. So while in Salzburg (see last post), we must try Austria’s native white grape: Grüner Veltliner.  A bit too … Continue reading

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Salzburg Christmas Markets and Fortress Hohensalzburg

In case Christmas Eve gets too festive, I’m posting this now.

142 days of travel and we have winterized ourselves. Our EU Austerity Drinking Tour leaves icy, sober Dachau for the Austrian border and glorious Salzburg! Home to Mozart, music, and…salt. Continue reading

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