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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

November 2, 2015

The quality of Austrian Sekt, reaching for a higher plane

The Day of Austrian Sekt 2015 brought with it a cause for celebration. The three levels of the Austrian Sekt quality-pyramid are to be henceforth identified with the designations Klassik, Reserve and Große Reserve (Grand... read more

September 7, 2015

Wine Postage Stamps from Austria: Carnuntum chosen for the ‘Wine Regions’ series in 2015

Each year since 2012, the Austrian National Postal Service has created a special edition of stamps dedicated to the wine-producing regions of Austria. The fourth stamp in the series was issued on 5 September 2015. In the space of... read more

September 3, 2015

The Wine Harvest 2015: growers are relieved – their grapes have made it through the very hot summer in good condition

THE QUALITY THIS YEAR IS PARTICULARLY HIGH, AND YIELDS WILL BE IN THE AVERAGE RANGE - ‘This year’s crop of wine grapes has made it through a blisteringly hot summer, with desert-like days and tropical nights, in good condition.... read more

September 3, 2015

New EU Vineyard System

WINE LAW AMENDMENT ENTERS INTO FORCE ON JANUARY 1ST, 2016 - According to Johannes Schmuckenschlager, president of the Austrian Wine Growers Association: “It is well known that the EU has adopted a new vineyard regime that focuses... read more

August 26, 2015

On the Way to Wine in the Autumn

A hot summer is drawing gradually to its conclusion, and the first yellow-tinted leaves are beginning to appear as harbingers of the coming autumn’s eagerly anticipated display of colour. This also means that it’s getting close... read more

August 20, 2015

Austria’s Wine Exports Continue on Successful Course

DEMAND FOR WINE FROM AUSTRIA CLIMBS WORLDWIDE IN 2014. The final figures just released by Statistik Austria confirm that new records were set in international wine exports for 2014. Export sales increased by an impressive six... read more

June 5, 2015

The Wine Summit 2015 - Elite members of the international wine community paid a visit to Austria’s wine-growing regions

The Austrian Wine Marketing Board (AWMB) sponsored an international gathering of wine industry professionals, who came and toured Austria’s wine country from the 30th of May to the 3rd of June. Some 165 wine journalists and... read more