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

Winemaker Dinner with Morten Hallgren (Ravines Wine Cellars) and writer John Haeger

Attention friends in Chicago, this will be a dinner you won’t want to miss! Author John Haeger, who hosted our Riesling Rediscovered Seminar, will be hosting a Riesling Seminar Dinner with Wine Director Andrew Algren and winemaker Morten Hallgren. Chef Pete Coenen will pair a 4-course meal with these delicious Rieslings on Monday, September 12th at 7:00 pm at the Cherry Circle Room. They will also be serving wines from Weingut Malat!

John Haeger


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A Glass of Wine Can Change Everything

The power of #Vino. Great story from Invisibilia and NPR on non-complimentary behavior. #pyschology #wine

Watch video here.

Portland Learning from the Best

Great photo from Prufrock Wines of the lucky #PDX folks, learning from Emmerich.  #weingutknoll #splainin‘ #Oregon #AustrianWine #seminar

Emmerich Knoll in PDX

Emmerich Takes Over Portland

Watch out #PDX! Mr. Emmerich Knoll is in your town. Thank you to Prufrock Wines for making this happen.  #HeavenIsStUrbanOnALabel#withthewinecircus #Portlandia #AustrianWine

Emmerich Knoll in Portland

Zooming Through Sudsteiermark

Willi and Alex of Sattlerhof hope you are zooming to some #SauvignonBlanc, post haste!  #Südsteiermark #scooter #AustrianWine

Settler Boys in Sudsteiermark

Great Moments from Riesling Rendezvous

More great moments from Riesling Rendezvous 2016.

RR 2016 John Haeger at RR 2016

Emmerich Knoll at Riesling Rendezvous

Great pic of Emmerich Knoll and Young Shi of 知味葡萄酒杂志 TasteSpirit.com. Today’s Riesling Rendezvous event are in expert hands. #rieslingrendezvous

Knoll at Riesling Rendezvous

The Rundown on Gamischter Satz

Friend to #AustrianWine, Darren Smith, at the The Drinks Business Magazine, give us a great rundown on #GemischterSatz. We love his mention of #HajszanNeumann and the great things Fritz Wieninger is doing in #Vienna.  #DJGSatz #Wien

Read it here.


Photo Credit: The Drinks Business

Article by Darren Smith

Riesling Rendezvous 2016

Riesling Rendezvous 2016 is live! We wish all the lucky participants a great event. Guest panelist, Emmerich Knoll, certainly has his nose in the right place.  #HeavenIsStUrbanOnALabel #AustrianRiesling #WashingtonState

Riesling Rendezvous 2016

Sand-Reckoner Library Tasting

#TBT to Sand-Reckoner Vineyards First Ever Library Tasting! We had a great time tasting the subtle nuances between vintages and Blu‘s perfect cheese pairing in this Southern Arizona wine cellar. #ArizonaWine#WillcoxWine #WineandCheesePlease

Sand-Reckoner Tasting Room