All current English press releases of the Austrian Wine Marketing and the wine country Austria can be found on this site.

Further press releases are available in German.


© AWMB/Robert Herbst

 –  The lucky number for the world of Austrian wine seems to be the 9, since when the year ends with this numeral – like 1999 and 2009 (‘the Niners’) – the vintage often turns out to be particularly fine. This legendary series continues in 2019: despite heat and drought, the white wines are vivaciously fresh and the reds show excellent depth. And at 2.3 million hectolitres production, 2019 is in line with the long-term average in terms of volume. Read more

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 –  From 15–17 March 2020, the international world of fine wine will gather at Europe’s leading wine trade fair, ProWein in Düsseldorf. With a contingent of 330 exhibiting growers, sixteen instructive and inviting master classes, plus the outstanding 2019 vintage, Austria is bringing its best game to the table. Read more

© AWMB/Manuel Zauner

 –  Environmentally friendly produced and marketed Austrian wines are highly sought after in Scandinavian markets. Norway’s state monopoly has even created a separate import quota for Austrian wines with ‘Sustainable Austria’ certification. Read more

 –  The Austrian Wine Academy has been offering successfully the WSET Level 4 Diploma in cooperation with the British Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) for more than 25 years. In 2020/2021, three different formats of the Diploma course are available. Read more

© AWMB/Robert Herbst

 –  As of the first of January, British native Chris Yorke has taken the helm of the Austrian wine industry’s service organisation, the Austrian Wine Marketing Board (AWMB). With his substantial international expertise, a clear strategic orientation and the concentrated capabilities of the team, the Austrian Wine Marketing Board finds itself ideally positioned for a bright and successful future. Read more

Press Release

Austrian Wine Marketing Board

Ms. Sabine Bauer-Wolf
Division Manager Communication

Mr. Georg Schullian
Head of Department Press, PR & Corporate Design

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