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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Why We Love Hungary

If you do get to Sopron, make sure you pay a visit to our friend, Franz Weninger and taste his amazing ‪#‎kekfrankos‬.  ‪#‎BFFF‬ ‪#‎GoToHungary‬‪#‎seriously‬

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David Schildknecht and Ingrid Groiss

It looks like David Schildknecht of vinous had a great time in the ‪#‎Weinviertel‬with our very own, Ingrid. Cool Selfie!  ‪#‎DJGSatz‬ ‪#‎AustrianWine‬

Ingrid Groiss

It’s a Party, An Austrian Party

‪#‎NY‬ Friends, ‪#‎Achtung‬! Party like an ‪#‎Austrian‬ at PIORA on July 28th. Don’t forget to sip on some Weingut Claus Preisinger ‪#‎Blaufränkisch‬ when you’re there! Shout out to IPO Wines for helping make this possible! Tickets on Eventbrite, details below.  ‪#‎Summer‬ ‪#‎BFFF‬ ‪#‎BigApple‬

Austrian Wine Party

2016 Riesling Rendezvous

Riesling Rendezvous 2016 is upon us. Don’t miss your chance to meet Emmerich Knoll and Michael Malat in just a few weeks.  ‪#‎AustrianWine‬‪#‎Riesling‬ ‪#‎withthewinecircus‬ ‪#‎EmeraldCity‬ ‪#‎Washington‬

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It’s Rosé in Portland

Great photo from Frank in ‪#‎PDX‬. Stift Göttweig ‪#‎Rosé‬ all day! ‪#‎Kremstal‬‪#‎AustrianWine‬ ‪#‎Portland‬

stift gottweig rose

Eric Asimov Recommends Gruner in The New York Times

Eric Asimov of the The New York Times thinks you should give ‪#‎GrünerVeltliner‬ a shot. Let him know what you think of the recommended,Weingut Emmerich Knoll Kreutles Federspiel. ‪#‎HeavenIsStUrbanOnALabel‬ ‪#‎AustrianWine‬ ‪#‎Grooner‬ ‪#‎Summer‬

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The Dudley in Venice

Our ‪#‎WineWednesday‬ shout out goes to The Dudley Market in Venice, CA for their lovely hospitality, food, and incredible wine list! ‪#‎StiftGöttweig‬‪#‎WeingutKnoll‬ ‪#‎ClausPreisinger‬

Dudley wine list

Austria’s Top Wine Festival

Nice share from Austrian Wine USA. We like Justin’s recommendation of Knoll ‪#‎GrünerVeltliner‬ Loibner 2014! Prost!

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Austrian and Hungarian Wine Goodness

Friends in ‪#‎Chicago‬, Alert!! Make your way down to Independent Spirits, Inc., today, from 4-7pm. Meet Jessica Erley of Candid Wines and have a taste of ‪#‎Austrian‬ and ‪#‎Hungarian‬ goodness from Weingut Ingrid Groiss and Franz Weninger. Looks like a great line up!  ‪#‎AustrianWine‬ ‪#‎HungarianWine‬‪#‎BFFF‬ ‪#‎DJGSatz‬ ‪#‎Grüner‬ ‪#‎Kekfrankos‬

Independent Spirits