News from us 2016

December 9, 2016

Ski amadé: Things are especially tasty in Austria’s very best skiing area

The highest farmer’s market in the Alps, in Ski amadé, is expanding its product range. With its 760 kilometres of slopes, Ski amadé is not only the largest ski organisation in Austria, but also nothing can compare to its vast... read more

December 7, 2016

Austrian Wine Visits Bordeaux

Bordeaux will soon be wearing red, white & red. Why is this? From 16–18 December, Austrian wine will be paying a visit to the brand-new Bordelais wine museum and culture centre ‘Cité du Vin’, presenting its many diverse... read more

December 21, 2016

Austria’s Wine Harvest 2016 – reduced quantity, top quality!

There is hardly any way that a wine harvest in Austria could have more variation to it than this year’s vintage. While in the Steiermark and Burgenland, harvest shortfalls from 50 to 80 per cent due to late frost at the end of... read more

November 8, 2016

Austrian Wine Blessing and Award of 2016 Bacchus Prize

On 3rd November, the Esterházy baroque castle in Eisenstadt was the magnificent setting for the Austrian Wine Blessing to celebrate this year’s vintage, and it was officially blessed by Eisenstadt diocesan Bishop Ägidius J.... read more

October 27, 2016

Sekt g.U. from Austria – protected designation of origin, certified quality

The 22nd of October, the Day of Austrian Sekt, brought elegant sparkling wines out for a curtain call once more this year. The introduction of the three-tier quality pyramid for Austrian Sekt with Protected Designation of Origin... read more

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 currently facing a diminished vintage in terms of quantity, although there is a good crop of... 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 Statistik Austria, the wine exports 2015 amount to 48 million liters and 143 million €. This... read more

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