News from us 2002

December 31, 2002

The Vinicultural Year and Vintage 2002

The beginning of this otherwise capricious year was unspectacular. A mild, dry winter was followed by an amiable and equally dry spring marked by several warm, sunny days as early as March and April. The resulting early... read more

December 30, 2002

Austrian Wine 2002: Another Positive Year

Austrian wine can look back on another good year, said Wine Marketing Director Michael Thurner and Federal Wine Growing President Josef Pleil at the annual press conference of the Austrian Wine Marketing Service, held at the... read more

November 15, 2002

Blind Tasting yields excellent Results for Austria

Austrian wines have once more successfully defended their top ranking among the world’s greatest. A comparative blind tasting on 30 October 2002, initiated by the fine wine dealer and collector Jan-Erik Paulson, and hosted by... read more

November 12, 2002

Vintage 2002: Suspenseful to the Finish

Statistic Austria estimates the 2002 Austrian wine grape crop to bring 2.6 million hectoliters (1 hectoliter = 26.4 U.S. gallons). This means a production increase of 4% over the previous year and 11% over the past decade’s... read more

October 3, 2002

Wine Harvest 2002: Good Weather Gives Hope

Research carried out by Statistik Austria suggests that the wine harvest 2002 will be around 2.5 m hectoliters, a quantity similar to 2001, though an additional one percent may be expected throughout the country. Hail and floods... read more

September 20, 2002

"Drink Wine and be Healthy" - Hippocrates, 400 BC

The Fifth European Health Forum Gastein, which took place in Bad Hofgastein, 25-28 September 2002, was the occasion of a lecture by Dr Resch (consultant at the Landeskrankenhaus Krems) in which he presented the results of a... read more

August 15, 2002

Austrian Wines to Conquer the World of Wine

The first Falstaff Wine Guide published in English was presented at the International Masters of Wine Symposium in Vienna. read more

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