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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

February 4, 2016

Austria: In High Visibility at ProWein 2016

It’s happening again this year in springtime: anybody in the world of wine who wishes to be noticed will be present from 13–15 March at ProWein in Düsseldorf. As was the case in 2015, Austria will once more have Hall 17 to... read more

January 25, 2016

Austria is: The BEST WINE TRAVEL DESTINATION in EUROPE

At this year’s Travvy Awards, the ‘Academy Awards’ of the American travel industry, Austria was chosen as the best wine tourism destination in Europe! read more

November 23, 2015

Ski amadé: Austria’s largest ski paradise also has a fantastic range of cuisine

New: The highest farmers’ market in the Alps immediately next to the pistes read more

November 16, 2015

Austria's Wine Harvest - Good, Better, 2015

Finally! Following the problematic and intensively demanding 2014 vintage, 2015 brought happy faces to the Austrian winegrower population. A lovely springtime and for the most part good blossoming led into a summer that then... read more

November 6, 2015

Austrian Wine Christening and the 2015 Bacchus Prize…

This year’s christening of the vintage took place on 3 November in Lannach, Weststeiermark. The presiding clergyman, Styrian minister Franz Brei, christened the consecrational wine ‘Gustl 58’, named after a social initiative for... 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