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February 2, 2015

Austria at ProWein 2015: New Hall and New Design

From March 15th to March 17th, 2015, Düsseldorf, Germany, will once again become the center of the wine world with the holding of the... Read more

January 20, 2015

Preliminary Export Statistics for 2014 Show Slight Gains

According to export figures for the first nine months of 2014, provided by Statistik Austria, and estimates by the AWMB (based on the... Read more

November 12, 2014

The Ski amadé Trilogy of Enjoyment: Tasty regional specialities, Austrian wines and magnificent pistes

Under the motto “The Ski amadé Trilogy of Enjoyment: tasty regional specialities, Austrian wines and magnificent pistes”, selected mountain... Read more

November 5, 2014

Blessing of the New Wine and the Awarding of the Austrian Bacchus Prize 2014

Amidst the inspiring splendour of the Stift Klosterneuburg abbey, the new wine of the 2014 Austrian vintage was officially blessed by Abbot Primate and Provost Bernhard Backovsky on November 4th. The Taufwein, or blessed wine,... read more

October 30, 2014

Austria's Wine Harvest 2014 – A Year of Intense Work

Difficult weather conditions, persistent rainfalls and fewer sunshine hours demanded scrupulous care and extensive work in the vineyards from Austria's winemakers this year, so that healthy and ripe grapes could be harvested. The... read more

October 22, 2014

New Three-tier Quality Pyramid for Austrian Sekt

Austria's domestic wine industry has been working hard for several years to improve the profile of its quality sparkling wines*. A first step was to establish the Austrian Sparkling Wine Committee – analogous to Austria’s... read more

October 10, 2014

Junger Österreicher – the Newcomer of the 2014 Vintage

It's young, fresh, fruity and so alive! The Junger Österreicher, Austria's most famous young wine brand, is once again in season, and offers tremendous diversity in the glasses of the Austrian wine scene. read more

September 16, 2014

High Amounts of Rainfall Spawns Heavy Workload in the Vineyards

Persistent rain and fewer hours of sunshine during the first weeks of September have left Austrian winemakers with even more work to do in the vineyards. The harvest volume estimate of 2.5 million hl made at the end of August can... read more

September 3, 2014

The Austrian 2014 Harvest: Winemakers Hoping for a Beautiful, Dry Autumn

Beautiful weather during the flowering period and sufficient rainfall during the Summer months set the stage for very good results so far in 2014: after a number of small harvests, a total volume of 2.5 million hectoliters –... read more

August 6, 2014

Austrian Wine Export Revenues Hit Record High

DESPITE SMALLER HARVEST, AUSTRIA'S WINEMAKERS ACHIEVE ALL-TIME EXPORT REVENUE HIGH. - Austrian winemakers are looking back on 2013 as yet another successful export year. Just like in 2012, last year's harvest delivered a... read more