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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... Read more

May 21, 2015

First Austrian wine producers “certified sustainable”

The online certification tool “Sustainable Austria” that was introduced almost a year ago by our national viticultural association was... Read more

April 10, 2015

Journey of Discovery During Austria's Wine Spring

The upcoming Wine Spring is an invitation to enjoy short holiday visits to Austrian winemakers and their wines. The wine regions are often... Read more

November 5, 2014

Blessing of the New Wine and the Awarding of the Austrian Bacchus Prize 2014

Amidst the inspiring splendour of the Stift Klosterneuburg abbey, the new wine of the 2014 Austrian vintage was officially blessed by Abbot Primate and Provost Bernhard Backovsky on November 4th. The Taufwein, or blessed wine,... read more

October 30, 2014

Austria's Wine Harvest 2014 – A Year of Intense Work

Difficult weather conditions, persistent rainfalls and fewer sunshine hours demanded scrupulous care and extensive work in the vineyards from Austria's winemakers this year, so that healthy and ripe grapes could be harvested. The... read more

October 22, 2014

New Three-tier Quality Pyramid for Austrian Sekt

Austria's domestic wine industry has been working hard for several years to improve the profile of its quality sparkling wines*. A first step was to establish the Austrian Sparkling Wine Committee – analogous to Austria’s... read more

October 10, 2014

Junger Österreicher – the Newcomer of the 2014 Vintage

It's young, fresh, fruity and so alive! The Junger Österreicher, Austria's most famous young wine brand, is once again in season, and offers tremendous diversity in the glasses of the Austrian wine scene. read more

September 16, 2014

High Amounts of Rainfall Spawns Heavy Workload in the Vineyards

Persistent rain and fewer hours of sunshine during the first weeks of September have left Austrian winemakers with even more work to do in the vineyards. The harvest volume estimate of 2.5 million hl made at the end of August can... read more

September 3, 2014

The Austrian 2014 Harvest: Winemakers Hoping for a Beautiful, Dry Autumn

Beautiful weather during the flowering period and sufficient rainfall during the Summer months set the stage for very good results so far in 2014: after a number of small harvests, a total volume of 2.5 million hectoliters –... read more

August 6, 2014

Austrian Wine Export Revenues Hit Record High

DESPITE SMALLER HARVEST, AUSTRIA'S WINEMAKERS ACHIEVE ALL-TIME EXPORT REVENUE HIGH. - Austrian winemakers are looking back on 2013 as yet another successful export year. Just like in 2012, last year's harvest delivered a... read more