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December 7, 2016

Austrian Wine Visits Bordeaux

Bordeaux will soon be wearing red, white & red. Why is this? From 16–18 December, Austrian wine will be paying a visit to the brand-new... Read more

November 15, 2016

Austria’s Wine Harvest 2016 – reduced quantity, top quality!

There is hardly any way that a wine harvest in Austria could have more variation to it than this year’s vintage. While in the Steiermark... Read more

November 8, 2016

Austrian Wine Blessing and Award of 2016 Bacchus Prize

On 3rd November, the Esterházy baroque castle in Eisenstadt was the magnificent setting for the Austrian Wine Blessing to celebrate this... Read more

October 27, 2016

Sekt g.U. from Austria – protected designation of origin, certified quality

The 22nd of October, the Day of Austrian Sekt, brought elegant sparkling wines out for a curtain call once more this year. The introduction of the three-tier quality pyramid for Austrian Sekt with Protected Designation of Origin... read more

August 25, 2016

2016 Wine Harvest: winegrowers hope for a dry and pleasant autumn

DUE TO DEVASTATING FROST DAMAGE LAST SPRING, A SMALL CROP IS EXPECTED - “The frost catastrophe last spring leaves Austrian winegrowers currently facing a diminished vintage in terms of quantity, although there is a good crop of... read more

July 27, 2016

Austria’s wine exports 2015 stagnate due to low harvest yields

Following eight years of uninterrupted growth, Austria’s wine export revenues declined slightly for the first time in 2015. According to Statistik Austria, the wine exports 2015 amount to 48 million liters and 143 million €. This... read more

July 18, 2016

Blaufränkisch puts its stamp on Mittelburgenland – The wine country postage stamp series for 2016 is here!

The special issue postage stamp series of the Austrian federal mail service has already established a tradition: every year, a different Austrian wine-producing region is brought into focus. This year, the “Post” is presenting... read more

July 1, 2016

The Wine Law: Dynamic Austria

There’s something going on in Austria. In the first six months of 2016, resolutions were passed providing for numerous new developments in the Austrian wine law. On the 14th of June, these reforms came into effect in the form of... read more

June 7, 2016

VieVinum, tenth edition: the insights and the outlook...

The tenth presentation of VieVinum was held this year from 4 – 6 June in the magnificent halls of Vienna’s Hofburg Palace, once more drawing the attention of the international wine community to Austria’s capital city: more than... 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 waves, additional episodes of frost exerted a devastating effect on all wine-growing regions... read more