Tag: Austria

A small village in the Danube (Donau) Valley in Austria surrounded by vineyard hills on terrasses

Austrian wines’ record-breaking exports in 2021

Austrian wines had a brilliant year in 2021. Exports increased by 29.5 million euros to 216.8 million euros, an increase of 15.7%, the largest increase in value ever. The exported volume increased by 3.8% to

Vineyards in the area around Neusiedler See in Burgenland

Austria 2021, good volume and excellent quality

2021 was a vintage with perfect grapes in all Austrian wine regions, reports the Austrian Wine Marketing Board. A warm and beautiful autumn gave balanced and elegant white wines and powerful reds. The volume was

Austrian vineyard maps available online

Austrian vineyard maps on your computer

Wine lovers enjoy looking at maps of their favourite districts. Austrian Wine has now launched a digital atlas of the country’s wine region, the first in the world. The atlas shows all the regions, from

Willi Klinger of the Austrian wine marketing board Wines of Austria

A great day for Austrian wines

It is not every day one can enjoy a wealth of Austrian wines in Paris. It’s a pity. I’ve been to Austria several times and the wines I have tasted are fantastic. Outstanding whites and

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Swedish winery gets a medal at the AWC Vienna

Sweden is definitely a cool climate wine country. We have a few brave wine producers, most of them very small and most of them in the southernmost part of Sweden. Fredholms Wine Estate in Tyringe

Stricter rules in Austria for spraying with copper

Organic producers are criticized for their use of copper in the vineyards. The EU allows 6 kilograms of copper per hectare and per year for organic producers, as we mentioned recently (Organic viticulture: How do

The harvest in Austria

It seems that the wine harvest in Austria was a difficult one but that in the end it can give some good wines, albeit with high acidity (good ageing potential?), and some excellent sweet wines.

New original DAC in Austria: Wiener Gemischter Satz

In Austria, they call their appellations DAC (Districtus Austriae Controllatus). The newest and ninth DAC has just been approved: Wiener Gemischter Satz. It is a strange appellation, or at least unusual appellation, perhaps even unique.

The pride of Austria, gruner veltliner, threatened?

Grüner veltliner is the great Austrian grape that has become for Austria what riesling is for Germany, malbec for Argentina and carmenère for Chile. Now, however, many growers are worried, among them Lenz Moser. The

Austria: a selection of exciting wine producers

Impressive variety and quality in both white and red wines from Austria Austria is a wine country that deserves to be discovered by a wider audience. Elegant, stylish white wines and, perhaps more of a

A new appellation in Austria: Neusiedlersee DAC

Neusiedlersee is the latest addition to the Austrian “appellations”. In Austria they are called DAC, or Districtus Austriae Controllatus. On March 28 the Austrian agriculture ministry approved the promotion of Neusiedlersee to DAC. The Neusiedlersee

Harvest report 2011: A good vintage in Austria

The harvest reports keep coming in from various regions. Over all the producers seem happy, more or less, even though there were some problems, at least in France. But of course, nobody wants to be

Willi Klinger of the Austrian wine marketing board Wines of Austria

A great day for Austrian wines

It is not every day one can enjoy a wealth of Austrian wines in Paris. It’s a pity. I’ve been to Austria several times and

The harvest in Austria

It seems that the wine harvest in Austria was a difficult one but that in the end it can give some good wines, albeit with

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