Press Releases 1997

 –  Austria's vintners are pleased with a magnificent, high-quality vintage. At the harvest, the grapes were of an excellent quality, in respect of both maturity and health. Read more

 –  Der "SALON Österreichischer Wein", die Leistungsschau heimischer Winzer, hat mit der Präsentation in Baden am 18. und 19. November das Ziel ihrer diesjährigen Rundfahrt durch die Bundesländer erreicht. Read more

 –  Anläßlich der Österreichischen Bundesweintaufe am 7. November im Weinkolleg Kloster Und/Krems wurde im Beisein von Landeshauptmann Erwin Pröll der diesjährige Bacchuspreis für besondere Verdienste um den heimischen Wein an Pfarrer Johannes Denk verliehen. Read more

 –  Der Junge Österreicher 97 - Primeurweine des Jahrganges 1997 von heimischen Winzern - und fünf junge österreichische bildende Künstler gingen im Schloß Wolkersdorf im Weinviertel eine fruchtbare Symbiose ein. Read more

 –  The season invites one, at least occasionally, to take, according to temperament, short or lengthier walks through the vineyards. Despite temperatures, which are no longer so high, nobody needs to be afraid of catching a cold: drinking grape juice brings a great deal of Vitamin C into the body and thus helps to prevent the coughs and sneezes brought on by inclement weather. Read more

 –  There were numerous awards and highest ratings for Austrian wines given in London, Brussels, Bordeaux and Hamburg. Read more

 –  For the celebration of ten years of SALON - Austrian Wine, the Vienna Town Hall gladly opened its doors. 200 Austrian wines were presented which, after rigorous selection, can now be considered perfect examples of indigenous diversity and quality. Read more

 –  The final qualification of Salon Österreichicher Wein 1997/98 (200 top wines and 10 new wine and marc distillations) lasted three days (from the 26th - 28th May). Read more

 –  On the occasion of the festive opening of the asparagus season at the Hotel am Sachsengang on April 24, 1997, the AWM, under the patronage of the Chaine des Rotisseurs, will bestow the "Prädikat Asparagus Wine Award" upon 33 quality Austrian wines. Read more

 –  On the occasion of Vinitaly/Verona from April 4 to 8, Austrian wine was, as in 1995, greatly honored. In the "Concorso Enologico" two of the nine major prizes ("Gran Medaglia d'Oro") went to Austrian vintners. Read more