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The Austrian Wine Marketing Board wishes you a Merry Christmas!

December 21, 2017 – We’ve got another year just about behind us, a really good one. In the wine cellars of Austria, there’s plenty of wine resting peacefully, produced from the fully ripened grapes of this year’s harvest, and filling the growers’ hearts with joy on account of its fine quality. The 2017 vintage in Europe […]

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Austrian Sekt g.U. Klassik & Reserve released

The waiting has come to an end! To mark the Day of Austrian Sekt on 22 October, the sparkling wine categories Sekt g.U. Klassik and Sekt g.U. Reserve are making their market debut (‘g.U.’ standing for geschützte Ursprungsbezeichnung meaning protected designation of origin). Geschützter Ursprung, geprüfte Qualität –protected designation of origin and certified quality – […]

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Introducing Schilcherland DAC

October 16, 2017 – As of this date, Austria has a tenth specific DAC winegrowing region: Schilcherland DAC – in the west of the federal state of Steiermark (Styria), formerly known as ‘Weststeiermark’. Here, the red wine variety Blauer Wildbacher is vinified into a rosé wine called Schilcher. Following an extended political process of discussion, pending changes to the DAC […]

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Announcing two great events on the west coast!

We are pleased to announcer that we are hosting two great events on the west coast this October – one in Portland, OR on October 16th and the second in Seattle, WA on October 17th. A first visit to both of these cities for the Austrian Wine Marketing Board, we are delighted to share our […]

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