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March 16, 2015

Austrian Wine Exports Soaring

WINE PRODUCERS REPORT RECORD EXPORT FIGURES, DESPITE HARVEST SHORTFALLS - 2014 was a very successful year for Austrian wine exports.... Read more

March 2, 2015

Austria's 2014 Vintage – Worth The Struggle

The difficult weather conditions during the Summer and Autumn of 2014 were no secret. And they certainly left Austrian winemakers with... Read more

March 2, 2015

SUSTAINABLE AUSTRIA – Certified Sustainable Wine

Austria's wine industry is optimising sustainability even further by introducing official certification for sustainable operating wineries... Read more

March 25, 2015

ProWein 2015: Austrian success in the new hall 17

Austrian winemakers can certainly look back at a successful Austrian premiere of ProWein 2015 in the new hall 17. With 352 wineries, winemakers and spirit producers present, it was the largest Austrian participation in this fair... read more

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 renowned ProWein trade fair there. In attendance will be 350 Austrian winemakers, wine traders... 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 lodges and restaurants in Ski amadé from now on are offering typical local dishes made... 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