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March 15, 2017

Austria’s wine exports are booming

Repeated record sales regardless of small harvests - Proceeds from Austria’s wine exports climbed in the year 2016 to a new record level of... Read more

March 9, 2017

Austria’s 2016 vintage: ugly weather, lovely wines

Imagine the vegetation cycle and vintage as a roller coaster ride: this is precisely the memory that Austrian winegrowers and friends of... Read more

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

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

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