Press Releases 1999

 –  It is certain that the harvest 1999 will bring great enjoyment to Austrian wine friends. At the turn to a new millenium expressions like "wine of the century" appear somewhat jaded, but surely one can call it a great year. Read more

 –  The interrelation between moderate wine consumption (for men with normal weight approximately 3/8 l per day, for women considerably less) and its positive effect on the state of health is well known for some time and is an often described phenomena. For the first time scientifically supported in France, this thesis for red wine is known by the catchphrase "French Paradox". Read more

 –  The "SALON-Österreichischer Wein 1999/2000" (SALON-Austrian Wine 1999/2000), whose festive premiere took place at the Vienna Hofburg on June 30th, is the most comprehensive annual performance presentation of the domestic wine business and thus its show-case. Read more

 –  From 14th to 18th of June, the VINEXPO in Bordeaux. will once again be the centre of the wine world. Many of Austria's top growers will be taking the opportunity to show their white wines of 1997/98 and the 1997 reds, as well as a range of sweet specialities. There will also be a special Austrian restaurant, organised by Austrian Wine Marketing in co-operation with the top-caterer AIREST Vienna. Both vintages will fulfill the growing expectations of international wine experts, some of whom regard Austria as the wine worlds best kept secret. Read more

 –  The best spring vegetable that thrives in Austria is best enjoyed with Austrian wine. Mild and extract-rich Grüne Veltliner and Weißburgunder, as well as Chardonnay or Sauvignon blanc, harmonise magnificently with classic asparagus dishes. Read more

 –  The largest specialist wine trade fair in the world, VINITALY/Verona took place this year from the 8th to the 12th of April. As a cultural city, Verona contributes significantly to the international activities of the location. The German and Austrian specialist public are happy to use the opportunity, together with business, to enjoy something of an Italian spring. And not for this alone is the wine country of Austria traditionally strongly represented. From over thirty exhibitors, the majority useed the stand of the Federal Chamber of Commerce for presentations together (Hall 2/Stand C5-6). Read more

 –  From March 21 - 23, 1999, 100 wine exhibitors from Austria had offered their answer to the international competition in an area of 650m² at ProWein in Düsseldorf, the most important wine trade fair in Germany. Read more

 –  The largest specialist wine trade fair in the world, VINITALY/Verona took place this year from the 8th to the 12th of April. Read more