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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 no regulations, no rules and no specific definition for this wine style. Austrian wine journalist Helmut O. Knall tries to shed a bit of light on the […]

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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 Committee – analogous to Austria’s Regional Wine Committees – in 2013. And now, a three-tier quality pyramid for sparkling wine from Austria has been developed […]

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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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