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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... 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... 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... 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

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

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 Austria as the most appealing wine-tourism destination in Europe. And in this attractive... 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 pleasures once more pours out upon the land – and among them, asparagus constitutes the... 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