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May 3, 2016

VieVinum 2016: Great Wines and Robust Partners

Wine makes Austria attractive as a travel destination. So much so that in January of this year some 39,000 American travel agents chose... Read more

April 4, 2016

“Spargel” & Wine: Asparagus Stars in the Palate’s Rite of Spring

The sun once again radiates more generous warmth, nourishing the sprouting harbingers of springtime... With these, a cornucopia of culinary... Read more

May 4, 2016

Frost Damage in Austria's Wine-growing Regions

The Austrian Winegrowers’ Association announces that after the late frost in the night of Monday/Tuesday last week and two further cold... Read more

March 21, 2016

ProWein 2016: a Year of Superlatives

The world’s greatest wine fair exceeded all expectations this year. The number of visitors – trade and press only – from 126 different nations reached a total of 55,000 – an increase of six percent compared with the previous... read more

March 8, 2016

Vintage 2015 – A Year of Rejoicing for Winelovers

Austrian winegrowers and devotées of their wines can find plenty to be glad about in the 2015 vintage. Wines already tasted are impressive for their deep and ripe fruit, complex aromatics and sense of equilibrium, while wines... read more

February 4, 2016

Austria: In High Visibility at ProWein 2016

It’s happening again this year in springtime: anybody in the world of wine who wishes to be noticed will be present from 13–15 March at ProWein in Düsseldorf. As was the case in 2015, Austria will once more have Hall 17 to... read more

January 25, 2016

Austria is: The BEST WINE TRAVEL DESTINATION in EUROPE

At this year’s Travvy Awards, the ‘Academy Awards’ of the American travel industry, Austria was chosen as the best wine tourism destination in Europe! read more

November 23, 2015

Ski amadé: Austria’s largest ski paradise also has a fantastic range of cuisine

New: The highest farmers’ market in the Alps immediately next to the pistes read more

November 16, 2015

Austria's Wine Harvest - Good, Better, 2015

Finally! Following the problematic and intensively demanding 2014 vintage, 2015 brought happy faces to the Austrian winegrower population. A lovely springtime and for the most part good blossoming led into a summer that then... read more

November 6, 2015

Austrian Wine Christening and the 2015 Bacchus Prize…

This year’s christening of the vintage took place on 3 November in Lannach, Weststeiermark. The presiding clergyman, Styrian minister Franz Brei, christened the consecrational wine ‘Gustl 58’, named after a social initiative for... read more