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November 13, 2017

The 2017 vintage – in Austria, very fine and quite bountiful

While worldwide 2017 saw the lowest level of wine production in years, Austria was able to record a harvest that was very good in terms of... Read more

October 23, 2017

Austrian Sekt g.U. Klassik & Reserve released

The waiting has come to an end! To mark the Day of Austrian Sekt on 22 October, the sparkling wine categories Sekt g.U. Klassik and Sekt... Read more

October 16, 2017

Austria's New Winegrowing Region: Schilcherland DAC

As of this date, Austria has a tenth specific DAC winegrowing region: Schilcherland DAC – in the west of the federal state of Steiermark... Read more

September 14, 2017

Success for Vinexpo Explorer Chapter 1: Austria

The very first Vinexpo Explorer, which took place in Vienna (Austria) on 11 & 12 September, was a hit with all participants. The new concept, combining business and tastings focused on one winegrowing region, proved successful,... read more

September 5, 2017

Wineland Austria – a powerful partner to Vinexpo Explorer

Where matters of international wine marketing are concerned, Austria has demonstrated without any doubt that great successes are possible even with a modest acreage under vines. In the thirty years of the Austrian Wine Marketing... read more

August 31, 2017

Wine Harvest 2017: Satisfying quantities, fully ripened grapes

’Numerous hailstorms, some of them quite severe, extremes of heat and drought – none of these factors managed to significantly damage the 2017 vintage. The Austrian wine industry made it through the extraordinarily hot summer in... read more

May 18, 2017

The Wine Summit 2017: the Wine-World’s Elite visits Austria

An upper-echelon wine summit hit the stage from 8–11 May in Austria. An international mix of some eighty journalists, sommeliers and wine merchants from thirty different nations – under the aegis of the Austrian Wine Marketing... read more

March 15, 2017

Austria’s wine exports are booming

Repeated record sales regardless of small harvests - Proceeds from Austria’s wine exports climbed in the year 2016 to a new record level of nearly 148 million Euros, despite a series of small harvests since 2011. This came about... read more

March 9, 2017

Austria’s 2016 vintage: ugly weather, lovely wines

Imagine the vegetation cycle and vintage as a roller coaster ride: this is precisely the memory that Austrian winegrowers and friends of Austrian wine will retain of 2016. But all said and done, there is good to magnificent... read more

February 16, 2017

Wines from Austria at ProWein 2017

The countdown to the world’s greatest trade fair for wine proceeds apace. ProWein in Düsseldorf will open its doors from 19–21 March to more than 50,000 trade visitors, each day from 9.00–18.00. More than 360 exhibitors from... read more