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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... 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... 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... Read more

March 2, 2015

SUSTAINABLE AUSTRIA – Certified Sustainable Wine

Austria's wine industry is optimising sustainability even further by introducing official certification for sustainable operating wineries and their wines. read more

February 2, 2015

Austria at ProWein 2015: New Hall and New Design

From March 15th to March 17th, 2015, Düsseldorf, Germany, will once again become the center of the wine world with the holding of the renowned ProWein trade fair there. In attendance will be 350 Austrian winemakers, wine traders... read more

November 12, 2014

The Ski amadé Trilogy of Enjoyment: Tasty regional specialities, Austrian wines and magnificent pistes

Under the motto “The Ski amadé Trilogy of Enjoyment: tasty regional specialities, Austrian wines and magnificent pistes”, selected mountain lodges and restaurants in Ski amadé from now on are offering typical local dishes made... 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