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

Wine Geek Fashion, Limited Edition Tee

Wine Geek Fashion Alert! Surprise your bestie with a BlauFränkisch Friends Forever Limited Edition Tee! The ‪#‎BFFF‬ shirt is an homage to one of our favorite red varieties, ‪#‎Blaufränkisch‬ and its equally delicious Hungarian counterpart, ‪#‎Kékfrankos‬. $20, plus S&H, Women’s Ts size L-XL and Men’s Ts size XSM-XL.  www.circovino.com to place your order. Credit Cards accepted.  ‪#‎Respekt‬ ‪#‎Weninger‬ ‪#‎Preisinger‬ ‪#‎youknowyouwantone‬

Austrian Wine Paired With Your Memorial Day BBQ

Planning a BBQ this Memorial Day weekend? Check out this quick cheat sheet for pairing Austrian wine with what’s on your grill. Whether it’s ‪#‎GrünerVeltliner‬ with skewers, ‪#‎Riesling‬ with sausages, or Rosé with turkey burgers, you will be sure to reach for a chilled glass of wine this grilling season! ‪#‎Prost‬ http://www.seriouseats.com/…/summer-wine-guide-best-wine-fo…

Blaufränkisch Named a “Must-Try” Wine of Our Time

Matt Kramer at Wine Spectator Magazine names Blaufränkisch a “Must-Try” wine of our time! Look for Weninger or Weingut Claus PreisingerBlaufränkisch on your next stop to the wine shop or at your favorite restaurant.  ‪#‎AustrianWineUSA‬ ‪#‎Prost‬ ‪#‎BFFF‬


Interesting Article on a Blind Tasting of Conventional vs. Biodynamic & Organic Wines

Have a look at this interesting article summarizing a blind tasting of conventional vs. biodynamic and organic wines.  ‪#‎ClausPreisinger‬‪ #‎FranzWeninger‬ ‪#‎DomaineCiringa‬ ‪#‎FredLoimer‬ ‪#‎StiftGoettweig‬ ‪#‎Reinisch‬‪#‎Bio‬ ‪#‎Organic‬ ‪#‎TastesBetter‬  http://blog.seattlepi.com/…/empirical-evidence-organicbiod…/

Learn About Austria’s Other Whites From the Österreich

Austrian wine isn’t only ‪#‎Grüner‬ Veltliner and ‪#‎Riesling‬, you know. Check out this informative article via Austrian Wine USA on other whites from the ‪#‎Österreich‬. Get your wine knowledge on this Friday!


Attention Portland, E&R Wine Shop is Hosting a Tasting

Just in case you forgot, E&R Wine Shop in ‪#‎Portland‬ will be hosting a tasting of German and Austrian wines tonight at 5:30pm! Come down and enjoy  ‪#‎MichaelMalat‬ Brut Sekt! Happy Friday!! ‪#‎AustrianWineUSA‬‪#‎bubbles‬

Throwback Series Continued

Continuing with our ‪#‎throwback‬ series, this week we are featuring @JohnDiehl’s “Clearing” landscape inspired by ‪#‎PeterVeyderMalberg‬. The Bottlenotes & Brushstrokes ‪#‎winegallery‬ event with @Ugallery from last February was a simpatico of synergy; wine and art! Enjoy!‪#‎AustrianWineUSA‬

Wine Wednesday Power Couple

And the ‪#‎winewednesday‬ Power Couple prize goes to Ingrid Groiss of Weingut Ingrid Groiss and Goose Gansberger of Weingut ‪#‎StiftGöttweig‬‪#‎GrunerVeltliner‬ and ‪#‎GemischterSatz‬ made for Vikings!! ‪#‎GrunerPower‬‪#‎Weinviertel‬ ‪#‎Kremstal‬ Photo Credit: Unknown


Fun Video Pairing Austrian Wine with Food

Enjoy this fun video from via Austrian Wine USA! We love Emmerich’s take on pairing wine with food too!  ‪#‎AustrianWineUSA‬ ‪#‎EmmerichKnoll‬‪#‎nomnomnom‬

Spring Has Sprung in Südsteiermark

Spring has obviously sprung in the Südsteiermark! The pool at Sattlerhof is looking quite inviting, especially with the vineyards as your backdrop. ‪#‎AustrianWineUSA‬ ‪#‎poolparty‬ ‪#‎SauvignonBlancforthewin‬

Great Blog Post About Weingut Claus Preisinger

Very cool blog post about Weingut Claus Preisinger from our friends in the UK. Learn more about Claus’ operation and philosophies. Check it out!