News from us 2015

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

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 a blisteringly hot summer, with desert-like days and tropical nights, in good condition.... read more

September 3, 2015

New EU Vineyard System

WINE LAW AMENDMENT ENTERS INTO FORCE ON JANUARY 1ST, 2016 - According to Johannes Schmuckenschlager, president of the Austrian Wine Growers Association: “It is well known that the EU has adopted a new vineyard regime that focuses... read more

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