Weinviertel, Wachau, Wien

Monday, 08.05. 2017

05.00 pm

Official Opening Ceremony of „Contest of the Best Sommelier of Europe Vienna 2017“ and Gala Dinner, Orangerie at Schloss Schönbrunn, Vienna

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Tuesday, 09.05.2017

10:00 am

Introduction to Weinviertel and Walk Around Tasting "Specific Appellations and Grape Varieties"
Winery Hagn, Mailberg

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12:00 noon

Visit Retzer Kellerwelt - Guided Tour
Retz

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12:30 pm

Light lunch with Open Wine Tasting "Diversity of Wines from the Weinviertel Area in White and Red"
Althof Retz, Weinviertel

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02:15 pm

Masterclass “Weinviertel DAC Reserve - Terroir”
Presented by: Willi Klinger (Managing Director of AWMB), Johann Setzer (Chairman Regional Wine Committee Weinviertel) and Luzia Schrampf (Wine Journalist)
Windmühle Retz

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07:00 pm

Dinner accompanied by "Wachau Single Vineyard Wines"
Restaurant Wachauerstube, Dürnstein

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Wednesday, 10.05.2017

09:00 am

Seated Vertical Tasting "Wachau - Riesling"
Presented by: Roman Horvath MW (Managing Director Domäne Wachau), Emmerich Knoll jun. (Wine Grower) and Luzia Schrampf (Wine Journalist)
Domäne Wachau/Kellerschlössl, Dürnstein

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11:00 am

Visit of the Wineries Högl and Hirtzberger (2 groups)
Spitz, Wachau

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12:30 pm

Ferry crossing and pleasure drive along the south bank of the Danube

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01:30 pm

Lunch and Open Wine Tasting "Wines from the south of Wachau"
Landgasthaus Winzerstüberl - Familie Essl, Rührsdorf

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02:30 pm

Walk around Tasting “Wines Outside the Mainstream”
Landgasthaus Winzerstüberl - Familie Essl, Rührsdorf

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05:00 pm

Introduction to Vienna and Walk Around Tasting “Diversity from Vienna & Wiener Gemischter Satz DAC
Heuriger Christ, Jedlersdorf

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06:30 pm

Dinner at a traditional wine tavern
Heuriger Christ, Jedlersdorf

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Thursday, 11.05.2017

10:30 am

Seated Blind Tasting „Austria against the rest of the world“
Presented by: Gerhard Retter (Sommelier & Owner Fischerklause Lütjensee and Cordobar), Willi Balanjuk (Wine Editor A La Carte) and Willi Klinger (Managing Director AWMB)
Restaurant Steirereck, Vienna

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12:00 noon

Aperitif “Austrian Sekt” from Big Formats followed by Lunch with Wine Pairing „Blue Chips versus Wild Kids“
Presented by: Adi Schmid and René Antrag (Sommeliers Restaurant Steirereck)
Restaurant Steirereck, Vienna

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05:00 pm

„Contest of the Best Sommelier of Europe Vienna 2017“ and Gala Dinner
Ballroom Austria Trend Parkhotel Schönbrunn, Vienna

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