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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... Read more

January 19, 2017

VINEXPO launches new brand concept – Austria is the first host country

VINEXPO has launched a new brand concept, Vinexpo Explorer, the first chapter of which will take place in Austria. Read more

December 9, 2016

Ski amadé: Things are especially tasty in Austria’s very best skiing area

The highest farmer’s market in the Alps, in Ski amadé, is expanding its product range. With its 760 kilometres of slopes, Ski amadé is not... 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

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