Welcome to Circo Vino

Circo Vino, loosely translated as “Wine Circus,” is a fine wine importer that offers serious artistry and joyful pleasure in our portfolio selection.  Specializing in wines from unique terroirs, crafted by wine farmers who take great care from vineyard to table, our wines bring stories, education and experiences. We invite you to join our circus of sublime wine – a collaborative performance between mother nature, the grower and you.

News & Events

Circo Vino Portfolio Tasting: April 25th, 2016

Save the Date- April 25

New York’s Best Somm Master Class

Somms in ‪#‎NYC‬! You’ve got a chance to win a trip to ‪#‎VieVinum‬ in ‪#‎Austria‬. Do you have what it takes?

Times Flies #withthewinecircus

Can you believe this birthday celebration photo with Emmerich Knoll and Claus Preisinger was taken almost 6 years ago?! How time flies… Thanks for being a part of the ‪#‎winecircus‬ with us and happy ‪#‎TBT‬!

Emmerich Knoll and Claus Preisinger 2010

Austria Named Best Wine Travel in Europe

We already knew this was the case but it’s great to see confirmation from the Travel Industry. Note to self, Get to ‪#‎Austria‬!  ‪#‎AustrianWine‬ ‪#‎Vacation‬‪#‎TravvyAwards‬

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Houston Loves Crazy Creatures

Houston loves the invasion of Michael ‪#‎Malat‬‘s Crazy Creatures!

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Crazy Creatures

The Winemakers of Familie Reinisch

Get to know the brothers making ‪#‎Rotgipfler‬‪#‎Zierfandler‬ and ‪#‎StLaurent‬mentioned in Anne Krebiehl’s “Austrian Wine: beyond Grüner” in Circo Vino’s January Newsletter. http://eepurl.com/bMsQkr

Familie Reinisch

Beyond Grüner, Austria’s Other Varietals

‪#‎Rotgipfler‬‪#‎Zierfandler‬ and ‪#‎Blaufrankisch‬, oh my! Anne Krebiehl shares other varietal specialties of Austria. Don’t miss Johanneshof ‪#‎Reinisch‬Rotgipfler.

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Top Wine Trends for 2016

Achtung, ‪#‎Chicago‬! Enjoy this great article from the Chicagoist highlighting wine trends of 2016! We are ecstatic that Franz ‪#‎Weninger‬ and his terroir driven ‪#‎Blaufränkisch‬ was mentioned. Thanks to our friends, Candid Wines, for their great work! ‪#‎BFFF‬ ‪#‎AustrianWineUSA‬

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Farmers Chicken and Preisinger Blaufränkisch

Cool mention of ‪#‎Claus‬‘ Blaufränkisch via ‪#‎Prelogs‬ in ‪#‎Austin‬. Check out the article to see what Chef Flo pairs.  ‪#‎Austrianinaustin‬ ‪#‎BFFF‬ ‪#‎Texas‬

Chef Prelog

News From the Weinviertel

Update from the Weinviertel!! A recent review from Stephan Reinhardt of Robert Parker gushes, “Her wines are elegant and fruity, but also deep and expressive. I find them authentic in a modern way and lovely to drink.” For more of what Stephan had to say go to www.erobertparker.com