Join Austrian Wine at ProWein for Exclusive Tastings & Seminars

ProWein is the leading international trade fair for wine and spirits and thus the most important venue for producers, gastronomy and trade from all over the world, but the most exciting part is happening in Hall 17!

Join 350 producers of Austrian wine from March 17–19  in Düsseldorf, Germany for a taste of what the country has to offer. In addition to the winegrowers being present, the AWMB has scheduled some exciting tastings for you!

Master Classes:

The official listing of Master Classes can be found here, but below is a sampling of what’s in store. (the below are the seminars presented in English, additional seminars in German only are also available.) Registration for most seminars can be done at Hall 17/C30.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

10:00-10:40am: Austrian Wine Update with Willi Klinger

12:00-12:40pm: Leithaberg DAC and It’s Single Vineyard Wines

2:30-3:10pm: Wachau Quo Vadis: Thoughts About Origin, Typicity, and Variety

Monday, March 18, 2019

11:00-11:40am: Veltliner Slalom: Roter Veltliner & Grüner Veltliner in Comparison

12-12:40pm: Austria Advanced Level- The Noble Wines from the Thermenregion

1:30-2:10pm: Kamptal DAC Grüner Veltliner and Riesling in their Three-Tier Hierarchy

2:30-3:10pm: Masterclass: Neusiedlersee DAC – Origin of Great Wines, Home of Zweigelt!

3:30-4:10pm: Respekt – Biodyn – 23 Wineries Collectively for More Individuality

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

10:00-10:40am: Austrian Wine Update with Willi Klinger

11:00-11:40am: Masterclass Austrian Sekt: “Protected Designation of Origin – Proven Quality”

12:00-12:40pm: OTW Vineyard Classification

1:30-2:40pm: Burgenland Diversity of the Zweigelt, Origin of Great Sweet Wines


In addition to the master classes, free tastings will be offered at the Austrian Wine booth every day. More information on the tastings can be found here.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Grüner Veltliner – Classic

12:30 pm to 02:30 pm
Burgundy Varieties & Autochthonous Varieties – From Chardonnay to Zierfandler

03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Zweigelt & Zweigelt Cuvées – Classic & Full-bodied


Monday, March 18, 2019

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Austrian Sekt g.U. &  Sweet wine – From Spätlese to Trockenbeerenauslese

12:30 pm to 02:30 pm
Grüner Veltliner – Full-bodied

03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Blaufränkisch & Blaufränkisch Cuvées – Classic & Full-bodied


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and other aromatic varieties

12:30 pm to 02:30 pm
Orange, Natural, Pet Nat and Raw Wine

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