2016

Commented Tasting and Embassy Dinner with Wine Bar, Bangkok, 28.11.2016

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  • Commented Tasting Bangkok
  • Tasting Panel: Willi Klinger (AWMB) and Sunthorn Lapmul (Sommelier Mandarin Oriental Bangkok)
  • Commented Tasting Bangkok
  • Commented Tasting Bangkok
  • Commented Tasting Bangkok
  • Tasting Setup
  • Commented Tasting Bangkok
  • Wine Bar at Austrian Embassy in Bangkok
  • Wine Bar at Austrian Embassy in Bangkok
  • Reception at Austrian Embassy in Bangkok
  • The Austrian Ambassador in Thailand, Mr. Enno Drofenik, surrounded by guests.

Masterclass, Melbourne, 24.11.2016

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  • Importers Tasting
  • Masterclass Wines
  • Importers Tasting
  • Importers Tasting
  • v.l.t.r. Shanay Hubmann (AC Sydney), Willi Klinger (AWMB), Nora Lotter (AC Sydney)
  • Masterclass Melbourne
  • Willi Klinger (AWMB) and Patrick Walsh (Cellarhand) led through the tasting.
  • Masterclass Melbourne Setup

Masterclass, Sydney, 22.11.2016

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  • Welcome Words by the Austrian Trade Commissioner in Sydney Mr. Karl Hartleb
  • Masterclass Sydney
  • Importers Tasting
  • Importers Tasting
  • Importers Tasting
  • Importers Tasting
  • Andreas Puhar (Enoteca Sydney) and Willi Klinger (AWMB) led through the tasting.
  • Masterclass Sydney Setup

Vinexpo, Tokyo, 15.-16.11.2016

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  • Masterclass Vinexpo Tokyo
  • Masterclass Vinexpo Tokyo, Panel f.l.t.r.: Yukari Iwashiro (Japanese Wine Journalist), Arvid Rosengren (Best sommelier in the world 2016), Willi Klinger (AWMB)
  • Masterclass Vinexpo Tokyo
  • Masterclass Vinexpo Tokyo
  • Masterclass Vinexpo Tokyo
  • Vinexpo Tokyo - Austrian Wine Bar
  • Vinexpo Tokyo - Austrian Wine Bar
  • Vinexpo Tokyo - Austrian Wine Bar

Networking Event with Agricultural Minister Andrä Rupprechter, Shanghai, China, 06.11.2016

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  • Export Initiative Reception of Austrian Minister of Agriculture Mr. Rupprechter
  • Export Initiative Reception of Austrian Minister of Agriculture Mr. Rupprechter
  • Export Initiative Reception of Austrian Minister of Agriculture Mr. Rupprechter
  • Export Initiative Reception of Austrian Minister of Agriculture Mr. Rupprechter
  • Export Initiative Reception of Austrian Minister of Agriculture Mr. Rupprechter

FHC Prowine China 2016, Shanghai, China, 07.11. - 09.11.2016

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  • Austrian Wine Seminar ProWine China
  • Austrian Wine Seminar ProWine China
  • Austrian Wine Seminar ProWine China
  • Austrian Wine Seminar ProWine China

Commented Tasting and Consumer Event, Taipei, 14.11.2016

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  • Tasting Taipei - Open Tasting with importers
  • Tasting Taipei
  • Tasting Taipei - Open Tasting with importers
  • Tasting Taipei
  • Verkostung Taipei - f.l.t.r. Willi Klinger (AWMB), HP Chu (Well-known Taiwanese wine journalist), Tom Curry (Taiwan Wine Academy)
  • Tasting Taipei
  • Tasting Taipei - Taiwanese Wine Journalists together with the team of the Austrian Trade Commission Taipei and AWMB
  • Tasting Taipei

Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 2016, Hong Kong, 10. - 12.11.2016

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  • Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair - Austrian Wine Bar
  • Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair - Austrian Reds Vertical Tasting
  • Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair - Austrian Reds Vertical Tasting: f.l.t.r. Debra Meiburg MW, Michael Zimmermann (AWMB)
  • Panel, v.l.n.r. Willi Klinger (ÖWM), Terry Theise (Michael Skurnik Wines), Jancis Robinson MW, David Schildknecht (The Wine Advocate)
  • Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair - Austrian Reds Vertical Tasting
  • Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair - Austrian Reds Vertical Tasting: Debra Meiburg MW conducts the tasting
  • Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair - Austrian Wine Bar
  • Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair - Austrian Wine Bar

Austrian Wine Seminar – 7 Elements of Uniqueness, Miami, 17.10.2016

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  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Miami
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Miami
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Miami
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar led by Willi Klinger (Managing Director AWMB).
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Miami
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Miami
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Miami

Austrian Wine Seminar – 7 Elements of Uniqueness, Austin, 14.10.2016

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  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Austin
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Austin
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar geleitet von June Rodil, MS (Beverage Director at the McGuire Moorman Hospitality Group) und Willi Klinger (Geschäftsführer ÖWM).
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Austin
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Austin

Austrian Wine Seminar – 7 Elements of Uniqueness, Houston, 13.10.2016

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  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Houston
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Camerata at Paulie´s (Houston)
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar led by Willi Klinger (Managing Director AWMB)
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar led by David Keck, MS (Sommelier at Camerata)
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Houston
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Houston
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar, Houston
  • 7 Elements of Uniqueness-Seminar led by David Keck, MS (Sommelier at Camerata) and Willi Klinger (Managing Director AWMB).

Commented Tasting, Helsinki, 29.09.2016

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  • Tasting Helsinki
  • Tasting Helsinki
  • Tasting Helsinki f.l.t.r. Willi Klinger, Taneli Lahtonen, Michael Zimmermann
  • Tasting Helsinki

Commented Tasting, Oslo, 28.09.2016

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  • Tasting Oslo
  • Tasting Oslo
  • Tasting Oslo f.l.t.r. Michael Zimmermann, Willi Klinger, Frank Rostgard
  • Tasting Oslo
  • Tasting Oslo
  • Tasting Oslo

Commented Tasting, Moscow, 08.09.2016

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  • Tasting Moscow
  • Tasting Moscow
  • Tasting Moscow
  • Tasting Moscow
  • Tasting Moscow
  • Tasting Moscow
  • Tasting Moscow
  • Tasting Moscow

Cité du Vin: Commented Tasting Austria vs. Hungary on occasion of UEFA EURO match, Bordeaux, 14. 06. 2016

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  • La Cité du Vin
  • La Cité du Vin
  • La Cité du Vin
  • La Cité du Vin
  • La Cité du Vin
  • La Cité du Vin
  • La Cité du Vin

Cité du Vin: Impressions

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  • Museum - La Cité du Vin
  • Museum - La Cité du Vin
  • Museum - La Cité du Vin
  • Museum - La Cité du Vin
  • Museum - La Cité du Vin
  • Museum - La Cité du Vin
  • Museum - La Cité du Vin
  • Museum - La Cité du Vin
  • Museum - La Cité du Vin
  • Museum - La Cité du Vin
  • Museum - La Cité du Vin

Cité du Vin: Inauguration, Bordeaux, 01.06.2016

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  • La Cité du Vin
  • La Cité du Vin
  • La Cité du Vin
  • La Cité du Vin
  • La Cité du Vin
  • La Cité du Vin
  • La Cité du Vin
  • La Cité du Vin

Austria's Great Grüner Veltliner, Philadelphia, 20.04.2016

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  • Interested and attentive listeners
  • Carl Etcheverry (Wine Director of The Union League of Philadelphia) and Marie-Sophie Hartl (Head of Export West Department) led through the tasting.
  • Interested and attentive listeners
  • Interested and attentive listeners
  • Interested and attentive listeners
  • Interested and attentive listeners
  • Pleased about the successful tasting f.l.t.r.: Stephanie Artner (Wine & Co LLC.), Marie-Sophie Hartl (Head of Export West Department), Carl Etcheverry (Wine Director of The Union League of Philadelphia) und Constance Chamberlain (Wine & Co LLC.).

Austria Uncorked: New York´s Best Somm 2016, New York 18.04.2016

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  • A blind tasting of 3 wines was also part of the competition.
  • v.l.n.r.: Pete Bothwell (Vintus Wines), Justin Timsit (The Rittenhouse, PA) and Dominique Douglas (Gramercy Tavern) listen to the final instructions before the exam.
  • The contestants with Marie Sophie Hartl (Head of Export West Department) and Willi Klinger (Managing Director AWMB).
  • Half of the 70 people that signed up for the competition made it to the final.
  • Chris Raftery (Corkbuzz Wine Studio) impressed at the service part of the competition.
  • The 3 happy winners f.l.t.r.: Chris Raftery (Corkbuzz Wine Studio - 3rd prize winner), Robin Pohlman (Cafe Katja - 2nd prize winner) und Justin Timsit (The Rittenhouse, PA - 1st prize winner).
  • The 3 winners with the responsible persons f.l.t.r.: Laura Williamson MS (Wine Director of Mandarin Oriental), Willi Klinger (Managing Director AWMB), Chris Raftery (3rd prize winner), Robin Pohlman (2nd prize winner), Justin Timsit (1st prize winner), Morgan Harris (Sommelier of Aureole restaurant), Marie-Sophie Hartl (Head of Export West Department) und Bernard Sun (Brand Director at Kobrand Corporation).

Austrian Tasting, Toronto, 14.04.2016

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  • AT Toronto, tutored tasting
  • AT Toronto, tutored tasting
  • AT Toronto
  • AT Toronto
  • AT Toronto
  • AT Toronto
  • AT Toronto, f.l.t.r.: Arnulf Gressel (AC Toronto), Doris Pfleger (AWMB), Christian Lassnig (AC Toronto), Willi Klinger (AWMB), Marie-Sophie Hartl (AWMB), Birgitta Samavarchian (AC Toronto)
  • AT Toronto
  • AT Toronto

Austrian Tasting, Montreal, 12.04.2016

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  • AT Montreal
  • AT Montreal, tutored tasting
  • AT Montreal, tutored tasting
  • AT Montreal, left to right: Willi Klinger (AWMB), Bernhard Faustenhammer (Austrian Embassy Ottawa), Vincent Lafortune (Un Monde Exquis), Marie-Sophie Hartl (AWM) and Marc Bissell (Austrian Consulate General in Montreal)
  • AT Montreal
  • AT Montreal
  • AT Montreal
  • AT Montreal

ProWein, Düsseldorf, 13.-15.03.2016

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  • ProWein 2016 - the team from the "Gruber's restaurant" (Cologne) serves typical dishes from austria
  • ProWein 2016 - Austria in hall 17
  • ProWein 2016 - Austria in hall 17
  • ProWein 2016 - Austria in hall 17
  • ProWein 2016 - Austria in hall 17
  • ProWein 2016 - Austria in hall 17
  • ProWein 2016 - Austria in hall 17
  • ProWein 2016 - Austria in hall 17
  • ProWein 2016 - l.t.r.: Irene Braunsteiner (WKÖ), Willi Klinger (AWMB) und Katharina Papst (AWMB)
  • ProWein 2016 - Tastings at the AWMB booth
  • ProWein 2016 - Information about sustainability in Austria
  • ProWein 2016 - Tastings at the AWMB booth
  • ProWein 2016 - Tastings at the AWMB booth
  • ProWein 2016 - Austria in hall 17
  • ProWein 2016 - AWMB in hall 17

Commented Tasting Seoul, Korea, 09.03.2016

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  • Commented Tasting Seoul at The Plaza Hotel
  • Commented Tasting Seoul at The Plaza Hotel
  • Commented Tasting Seoul at The Plaza Hotel
  • Commented Tasting Seoul at The Plaza Hotel
  • Commented Tasting Seoul at The Plaza Hotel

Wine Ambassador Magnum Party, Tokio, 07.03.2016

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  • The wine ambassadors tasting the magnum wines.
  • Noriko Matsumoto (AC Tokyo) und Willi Klinger (AWMB) surrounded by Wine Ambassadors.
  • Wine Ambassador Magnum Party at Restaurant Portus.
  • Wine Ambassador Magnum Party at Restaurant Portus.

[Austrian Tasting Dublin, Dublin / The Morrison 10.02.2016

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  • Austrian Tasting Dublin
  • Austrian Tasting Dublin
  • Austrian Tasting Dublin
  • Austrian Tasting Dublin
  • Austrian Tasting Dublin
  • Austrian Tasting Dublin

Austrian Tasting London, London/IoD, 08.02.2016

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  • Austrian Tasting London
  • Special Tasting: Austria's Whites off the beaten path
  • Austrian Tasting London
  • Austrian Tasting London
  • Austrian Tasting London
  • The Drinks Business Round Table: Austrian Whites: Diversity and Development

Austrian Wine Dinner, Berlin, 15.01.2016

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  • Austrian Wine Dinner at restaurant VOLT, Berlin
  • Austrian Wine Dinner at restaurant VOLT, Berlin
  • Austrian Wine Dinner at restaurant VOLT, Berlin
  • Österreich Wein Dinner im Restaurant VOLT, Berlin - Willi Klinger gratuliert Küchenchef Matthias Gleiß zum gelungenen Menü
  • Austrian Wine Dinner at restaurant VOLT, Berlin
  • Austrian Wine Dinner at restaurant VOLT, Berlin

Austrian Wine Party, Berlin, 15.01.2016

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  • Austrian Wine Party at Umspannwerk Kreuzberg, Berlin
  • Austrian Wine Party at Umspannwerk Kreuzberg, Berlin
  • Austrian Wine Party at Umspannwerk Kreuzberg, Berlin
  • Austrian Wine Party at Umspannwerk Kreuzberg, Berlin
  • Austrian Wine Party at Umspannwerk Kreuzberg, Berlin
  • Austrian Wine Party at Umspannwerk Kreuzberg, Berlin
  • Austrian Wine Party at Umspannwerk Kreuzberg, Berlin
  • Austrian Wine Party at Umspannwerk Kreuzberg, Berlin
  • Austrian Wine Party at Umspannwerk Kreuzberg, Berlin