Burgenland: Pannonian Highlights – Burgenland & Carnuntum in depth

Saturday, 30.05.2015

07:00 pm

Get-together in Vienna
Österreicher im MAK, Stubenring 5, 1010 Vienna

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Sunday, 31.05.2015

09:30 am

Introduction to Burgenland and commented tasting of its specific appellations
Presented by: Christian Zechmeister, GM Wein Burgenland
Genussakademie, Donnerskirchen, Leithaberg

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11:00 am

Walk around Tasting “Neusiedlersee DAC” Short introduction and open wine tasting
Genussakademie, Donnerskirchen, Leithaberg

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01:00 pm

Sparkling Luncheon with Austrian Sekt
Presented by:
Benedikt Zacherl and Peter Szigeti, Austrian Sekt Committee
Restaurant zur Blauen Gans, Weiden am See, Neusiedlersee

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03:00 pm

Relaxed Boat Trip with coffee & cake across Lake Neusiedl
Illmitz to Rust

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04:00 pm

Private Visits at winemakers from Leithaberg

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07:30 pm

Dinner at a traditional wine tavern     with traditional wines and sweet wine tasting “Burgenland’s Liquid Gold”
Presented by local winegrowers   
Weingut & Buschenschank Georg Seiler, Rust

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Monday, 01.06.2015

09:30 pm

Vineyard Rally through Mittelburgenland with Classic and Reserve wines from Mittelburgenland DAC
Guided and presented by winemakers
Deutschkreutz, Neckenmarkt and Horitschon

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11:00 pm

Walk around Tasting „Mittelburgenland DAC meets Eisenberg DAC“ Short introduction and open wine tasting
Vinothek Vinatrium, Deutschkreutz, Mittelburgenland

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12:45 noon

Pannonian lunch: “Austria meets Hungary just across the border”
Tasting of Austrian and Hungarian wines (vinified by Austrian wine growers)
Presented by:
Willi Klinger and Clemens Reisner (Winery Hans Igler)
Schaflerhof, Deutschkreutz, Mittelburgenland

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04:00 pm

Visit of Esterházy Palace and guided tour Including a small tasting at Vinothek Selektion
Schloss Esterházy, Eisenstadt

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07:30 pm

Gourmet Dinner with top wines from Burgenland
Presented by: Brad Knowles, President of the Burgenland Sommelier Association
Gut Purbach, Purbach

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Tuesday, 02.06.2015

09:30 am

Guided tour through “Archaeology Park Carnuntum” & Carnuntum Tasting of fine Zweigelt and Blaufränkisch in different categories
Presented by: Robert Payr,
Regional Wine Committee Carnuntum and Dorli Muhr
Archaelogy Park Carnuntum, Petronell-Carnuntum

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12:30 noon

Flight tasting “GRÜNER VELTLINER – AN ANTHOLOGY OF GREAT WINES”
including light lunch
Palais Niederösterreich, Herrengasse 13, 1010 Vienna

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07:00 pm

Austrian Wine Party “200th Anniversary of the Congress of Vienna in 1815”
Palais Schönburg, Rainergasse 11, 1040 Vienna

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