Christian Tschida wine from Burgenland in Austria
Christian Tschida is a fourth generation winemaker looking after ten hectares of vineyards which reach to the shore of Lake Neusiedl in Austria’s Burgenland region.
Breaking with the traditions
Whilst his father promoted organic viticulture through the organisation he founded, Christian Tschida began to make his own wines, in his own style with the least intervention possible in the cellar. One of his techniques includes keeping many of his wines in contact with oxygen whilst in the barrel (some for up to 5 years) and he is also known for using a special vertical press that he lightly squeezes the grapes to extract what Christian Tschida says is only the best juice… and he then returns the remaining juice and grape must back into the vines to promote the health of the vineyard.
Our Christian Tschida wine tip: If you are lucky to get one in time (they always sell out fast everywhere!), look out for his special BRUTAL wine which is always amazing.
Best wines from Christian Tschida
Try his entry level wines ‘Himmel Auf Erden’ to get a sense of what he is about, or if your budget allows, opt for a ‘Non-Tradition’ wine to taste his more serious wine, which from its name, taste and artwork is a dig at the conformist, regimented culture of Austrian winemaking - showing that wines should not have to adhere to a regional style to be considered a good Austrian wine.