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Orange: the New White – or the Fourth Wine Colour?

A new term is dominating the wine trade, forums and fairs these days: Orange wine.  But no one quite knows what it actually means. And no wonder. Because there are ...

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Austria’s Wine Harvest 2014 – A Year of Intense Work

Difficult weather conditions, persistent rainfalls and fewer sunshine hours demanded scrupulous care and extensive work in the vineyards from Austria’s winemakers this year, so that healthy and ripe grapes could ...

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New Three-tier Quality Pyramid for Sparkling Wine from Austria

Austria’s domestic wine industry has been working hard for several years to improve the profile of its quality sparkling wines. A first step was to establish the Austrian Sparkling Wine ...

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High Amounts of Rainfall Spawns Heavy Workload in the Vineyards

Persistent rain and fewer hours of sunshine during the first weeks of September have left Austrian winemakers with even more work to do in the vineyards. The harvest volume estimate of 2.5 million hl made at the end of August can no longer be expected. Austrian winemakers’ hopes for an Indian Summer so far have not been […]

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Austrian Wine Export Revenues Hit Record High

DESPITE SMALLER HARVEST, AUSTRIA’S WINEMAKERS ACHIEVE ALL-TIME EXPORT REVENUE HIGH. – Austrian winemakers are looking back on 2013 as yet another successful export year. Just like in 2012, last year’s harvest delivered a below-average quantity – but export revenues soared by 5% to 139 million euros. Also, because of the high share of bottled wine […]

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The Austrian 2014 Harvest: Winemakers Hoping for a Beautiful, Dry Autumn

Beautiful weather during the flowering period and sufficient rainfall during the Summer months set the stage for very good results so far in 2014: after a number of small harvests, a total volume of 2.5 million hectoliters – somewhat higher than the long term average – is expected. Assuming that meticulous care was employed during […]

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Austrian Wine is LIVE on SevenFifty.com

We are proud to announce that our featured content pages are now LIVE on SevenFifty.com, a great resource for the beverage-alcohol industries’ beverage-finding and logging needs.  The content page can be found here or by clicking through the banderol now found next to every Austrian wine on SevenFifty.com.  Here you will find basic information about our […]

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