VieVinum 2018
9.-11. June 2018

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, the largest Austrian wine fair will be more dynamic and vital than ever - yet familiar and charming in the usual way. Since 1998 winegrowers and wine enthusiasts from all over the world meet every two years for the big get-together in the Hofburg in Vienna. An abundance of specific lectures and commented tastings - moderated by international personalities of the wine industry - offers a lot of variety.

09. - 11. June 2018

9 am - 6 pm

Hofburg Wien, Heldenplatz

Tasting list available soon

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GENERAL TRADE FAIR INFORMATION

Hours of operation: 9 June through 11 June 2018
Each day from 9.00–13.00, pre-opening for trade visitors & press 
Each day from 13.00–18:00, open to the public
Location: the Hofburg Palace, 1010 Vienna

A visit to VieVinum also provides the opportunity to become more deeply acquainted with Austria’s winegrowing regions and grape varieties, along with the growers’ philosophies that accompany them. These can be handsomely experienced in the AWMB’s highly diversified support programme, with its top-drawer moderated special tastings and the ancillary events staged by various winegrower groups and industry organisations.

 

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AWMB PRESS CENTRE

Hours of operation: 9 June through 11 June 2018
Each day from 8.30–18.30
Location: Foyer of the Nationalbibliothek (National Library) in the ‘Camineum’; Josefsplatz entrance, 1010 Vienna – or through the Hofburg (VIP passage to the right of the Grand Staircase)
Reserved for guests of the AWMB.

The AWMB team will be happy to receive guests in the Press Centre, for individual appointments as well as assistance at the Service Desk for questions and requests of every sort. A work area with WiFi, PCs and a printer is also available, as is a comfortable lounge complete with book-nook, which promises pleasant and restful moments.

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AWMB RESTAURANT

Hours of operation: 9 June through 11 June 2018
Each day from 11.30–14.30
Location: Foyer of the Nationalbibliothek (National Library) in the ‘Sala Terrena’; Josefsplatz entrance, 1010 Vienna – or through the Hofburg (VIP passage to the right of the Grand Staircase)
Reserved for guests of the AWMB.

Guests of the AWMB can spend the midday recess lunching in the exclusive AWMB restaurant, and restore themselves from the buffet. Culinary treats will be provided by Gerstner Catering.

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WELCOMING RECEPTION

7 June 2018, 19.00
Location: Summerstage, Rossauer Lände 17, 1090 Vienna
Exclusive for guests of the AWMB; please register in advance.
Event to be held rain or shine!

A congenial and collegial evening complete with barbecue and Austrian wines awaits the AWMB’s international guests on arrival day at the Summerstage Terrasse – one of the city’s loveliest venues for sunny days and mild evenings.

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SET TASTING, ORGANISED IN FLIGHTS
‘GREAT SAUVIGNON BLANCS AND PINOTS’

8 June 2018
Available time slots: 9:00–11.45 | 12.30–15.15 |16.00–18.45
Location: Palais Niederösterreich, Herrengasse 13, 1010 Vienna
Exclusively for guests of the AWMB; advance registration is required.

The set tasting in flights on the day before VieVinum has established itself as a fixed star among the supporting events. Around 100 wines of the current vintages, from the grape varieties Sauvignon Blanc, Weissburgunder, Grauburgunder, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Sankt Laurent, will be served to guests in flights of six.

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SEMINAR
‘AUSTRIAN WINE UPDATE’

9 June 2018, 10.00-11.00
Location: Schatzkammersaal, the Hofburg Palace, 1010 Vienna
Exclusively for guests of the AWMB; please register in advance.
This seminar will be given in English.

Willi Klinger, managing director of the Austrian Wine Marketing Board will present the recent developments  in the world of Austrian wine.

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IMW TASTING
BEST OLD WORLD PINOT NOIR, OUTSIDE OF BURGUNDY

9 June 2018, 16.00-17.30
Location: Schatzkammersaal, the Hofburg Palace, 1010 Vienna
Limited number of participants; advance registration required.
This seminar will be presented in English.

The alpine wine growing areas of Europe such as Austria, Switzerland, Alto Adige and Germany have been producing world class Pinot Noirs for the past few decades. Following a recent tasting organized by Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW entitled “The World's Greatest Pinot Noirs Today, Outside of Burgundy” that focussed exclusively on rare Pinots of the New World, this masterclass will examine the potential of the Pinot Noirs from German speaking Europe. This comparative tasting conducted by international Masters of Wine and other leading experts is supported by The Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) and Austrian Wine Marketing Board (AWMB).

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THE BIG AUSTRIAN WINE PARTY

 9 June 2018, 19.00
Location: Kursalon Wien, Johannesgasse 33, 1010 Vienna
Exclusively for guests of the AWMB; please register in advance.

This year the Wine Party returns to Vienna’s Kursalon. An unforgettable evening with good music, culinary delights and outstanding wines awaits guests of the AWMB and exhibiting winegrowers from VieVinum.

Links

Official VieVinum Website

How to get there

Factsheet

Presale Tickets

Flyer Incentive

Daily Tasting at the Fair - Side Events

Side Events offered by Austrian vintner groups