The view from the Johannes Hirsch Winery in Lower Austria’s Kamp Valley sweeps over stunning vineyard slopes. Though they do note that 'If you were naïve enough to believe that being a vintner is always this romantic, you would immediately want to change your profession. ' Johannes Hirsch has truly achieved something here than many only dream: a harmonious symbiosis of steadfast tradition and modern esprit as lifestyle. This is a winery has roots stretching back to the 16th century and today represents he utmost quality in wine, innovation, and global thinking.
What to drink with... roast chicken.
A classic dish – you can never go wrong with a roast chicken. We tend to gravitate towards Burgundy in France, whether it’s a buttery oaked Chardonnay or a Pinot Noir. But pleasures come from further afield too: a New World Pinot Noir or Chardonnay, a Viognier, or that food friendly Chianti Classico. Then of course the wild cards can just pull off something memorable: our Rogue Vine Grand Itata Tinto (old-vine Cinsault from Chile), a white Rioja, Blaufränkisch from Austria, a Chilean Merlot or a trendy blend from Sicily. Roll on Sunday lunch!
Like the look of the Pollo al Mattone pictured? You can find the recipe on the CHOPCHOP app - download it to your iOS device from the App Store.