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Discover Austria’s “New Faces” – 24 producers from across Austria’s quality wine regions interested to enter the US market. Each will be present at the VinExpo 2018 in New York City taking place March 5-6 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

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Lower Austria

Carnuntum
Kamptal
Kremstal
Thermenregion
Weinviertel
Wagram

Burgenland

Eisenberg
Leithaberg
Mittelburgenland
Neusiedlersee

Styria

Südsteiermark
Vulkanland

Lower Austria

Carnuntum

Weingut Böheim

Weingut Böheim

“Wonderfully uncomplicated” is the trademark of the Böheim family and their wines. Here you will find density and fruit in the two red wine cuvées ‘Stuhlwerker’ (Zweigelt, Merlot, Syrah) and ‘Zweigelt & Friends’ (Zweigelt, Blaufränkisch). A soft pink hue meets fresh berries in the rosé (Zweigelt, Merlot). And, finally, a delicate hint of the exotic puts one in the right mood for a mild summer night with the light white wine ‘Veltliner & Friends.’

Weingut Taferner

Weingut Taferner

Taferner winery has a centuries old wine-growing tradition. The estate has been family owned for generations. They believe that real wine quality is produced in the vineyard, not the winery. Driven by that belief, each of their vineyards is managed with a viticultural approach that is based on organic farming methods. Their vineyard area totals 17 hectares, of which 70% are red and 30% are white varieties. The vineyards benefit from the climatic influences of both Lake Neusiedl and the Danube River.

Kamptal

Weingut Huber GmbH

Weingut Huber GmbH

The estate is owned by the family Huber since 1459. The family winery specializes in the production of fruity and low alcohol white wines exclusively from estate-owned vineyards. The philosophy of the winery is to act with consideration in stainless steel tanks, to only use matured grapes and to forego capitalization.

Fichtenbauer-Mold

Fichtenbauer-Mold

Since 1936, the interaction between the Pannonian climate and a unique diversity of soils in Langenlois has produced wines for the family run winery that are authentic, balanced and rich in nuances. The winery’s philosophy has always been driven by love and sensitivity, combined with the care for biological resources.

Kremstal

Weingut Müller

Weingut Müller

The family estate is located in the Kremstal area. The vineyards (105 hectare) reside in the hills around the Benedictine monastery Stift Göttweig and extend up through the Danube valley to the Wachau. The philosophy is to grow and make wine in harmony with nature and to make use of the conditions of each individual vineyard. Considering these important factors the winery gives the grape the highest chance to mature and they are the perfect foundation for excellent white and red wines.

Weingut Ferdinand Mayr

Weingut Ferdinand Mayr

What has started many years ago out of passion, culminated in 2008 with the founding of the Ferdinand Mayr winery. The signature wines of the winery are Kremstal DAC Reserve Grüner Veltliner and Riesling, which are bottled under the name ‘Kaiserwetter’.

Winzer Krems eG

Winzer Krems eG

Winzer Krems is one of the most significant producers of estate bottled quality wine in Austria. Its origins go back to the oldest wine growers association of central Europe founded in 1447. Still today, Winzer Krems guarantees the highest quality standard and maintains wine as a valuable cultural asset. According to this tradition the grapes are still exclusively handpicked. Winzer Krems specializes in two unique Austrian grape varieties: Grüner Veltliner and Blauer Zweigelt.

Weingut Zöhrer

Weingut Zöhrer

The roots of the Zoehrer family estate in Krems are dating back to 1270. Weingut Zoehrer ranks among the leading estates of Kremstal appellation. The list of single vineyard sites reads like a who’s who of great vineyards, from Kremser Sandgrube loess soil to primary rock terraces. 20 ha are strictly cultivated in compliance with rules of controlled crop management and sustainable growing. The winery’s goal is to supply impressive, best of class wines at several different levels which are made from indigenous varietals like Grüner Veltliner, Riesling and Zweigelt.

Thermenregion

Winzerfamilie Gregor Schup

Winzerfamilie Gregor Schup

The family’s vineyards are in Guntramsdorf within the Thermenregion, an Austrian region of hot springs, famous for its excellent wines. The family has been living here for 300 years and now the fifth generation of winegrowers is working here with all their heart and soul. During the last years they succeeded in extending their wine-growing area very carefully from 1.5 to 32 hectares. The aim is to offer their customers outstanding quality wines.

Weingut Leo Aumann

Weingut Leo Aumann

The winery is situated in Tribuswinkel, a small village near Baden, approximately 25 kilometres away from Vienna, in the centre of the Thermenregion. All grapes are harvested by hand and the careful picking process ensures that the grapes arrive in pristine condition in the cellar.

Wagram

Weinhof Waldschütz

Weinhof Waldschütz

Origin, tradition and experience: These are the values which build the basis for this family business. Run by the sixth generation, the winery Waldschütz exists since 1846. Ralph Waldschütz, together with his parents Anton and Elfriede, has committed himself completely to his wines. Vineyards with an area of 16 ha are their pride and joy. What earth and nature initiate is carefully finished by Ralph, Anton and Elfriede Waldschütz, taking tradition and optimized wine culture in the cellar into careful consideration.

Weingut Hellmer

Weingut Hellmer

Winery Hellmer is a family run estate located in Fels am Wagram (about 64 km from to Vienna). Winemaker Reinhard Hellmer explains: “By far the most important grape variety in our range is Grüner Veltliner, a delicious white wine, which receives our special attention. It is amazing how many different styles and facets Grüner Veltliner can show: from fruity to spicy, from light to big and powerful.”

Weinviertel

Weingut Schödl Loidesthal

Weingut Schödl Loidesthal

The Schoedl Winery is run by three siblings who work together with nature to create wines with individual character. Embedded in the gentle hilly landscape of the Weinviertel is the tranquil wine village Loidesthal, where they have been producing wine for generations. In addition to some Burgundian grape varieties, the family produces Grüner Veltliner, the flagship-grape of the winery. All of the wines and sparkling wines are distinguished by their dry, lively and fresh character, which reflect their passion and energy.

Weingut Weinwurm

Weingut Weinwurm

With a name like Weinwurm (translated to “wine worm”, the miller Anton Weinwurm thought 60 years ago that he simply could not go on milling for the rest of his life, and so he planted his first vineyard in Dobermannsdorf. Since 2001, Anton’s grandson Georg Weinwurm is head of the winery, energetically supported by all members of the family. Dobermannsdorf has an exceptional position with Pannonian influence in the north-eastern region of Weinviertel. The mild climate of Hungarian origin contributes to the high quality of grapes which develop favorably in the main growing area with Grüner Veltliner.

Weingut Hagn

Weingut Hagn

Within the Hagn family everyone has done their part for more than 300 years. Since 2007, they have had more than 15 wines honored in “SALON Österreich Wein“, including one SALON top prize winner. Their main variety is, of course, Grüner Veltliner, but their wine growing region also offers the perfect climate for growing red wines.

Weingut Rockabilly Weinkult

Weingut Rockabilly Weinkult

The estate is managed by third-generation vintners from the Weinviertel. The vineyards are  embedded in picturesque landscapes in northwestern Weinviertel, close to the local capital town Retz, a region which is famous for its longstanding tradition of producing quality wines. Their hearts do however not beat only for viticulture, but also in the rhythm of rockabilly. That’s because their love for wine combined with their rockabilly lifestyle inspired them to create a new brand – Rockabilly Weinkult.

Weinbau Fink und Kotzian OG

Weinbau Fink und Kotzian OG

This winery, located in Vienna, is a so called “boutique winery” with fruit coming from the Weinviertel. Since its foundation in 2013 the winery focuses on vinifying their wines in the best possible way so that they can express their potential. The year’s cycle, the unique and amazing soil of the vineyards and nature’s will are the guidelines to allow their wines to develop.

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Burgenland

Eisenberg

Weingut Groszer Wein

Weingut Groszer Wein

Groszer Wein has set the goal of bringing the unique spirit and terroir of the Eisenberg in Austria’s Südburgenland into the bottle. To vinify wines that carry the aromas of their heritage in them, interpreted for modern, open-minded lovers of wine.

Leithaberg

Weingut Hans Moser

Weingut Hans Moser

In St. Georgen, on the slopes of the Leithagebirge, the winery’s vines thrive and prosper. The grapes which are produced as one with nature bring the typical fruit and mineral structure into the wines. The different composition of the soils and the micro-climactic zones enable the vinification of white, red and sweet wines of highest quality.

Mittelburgenland

Weingut Gesellmann

Weingut Gesellmann

The Gesellmann winery is situated in the middle of Burgenland and cultivates 45 ha. The winery is one of the very few in Austria to be equally acclaimed for white, red, and sweet wines. Blaufränkisch is the most important grape variety, therefore Albert Gesellmann vinifies it in different forms. 2015 is a milestone within the winery, as the wines of this vintage are the first one certified as bio-organic.

Neusiedlersee

Weingut Robert Goldenits

Weingut Robert Goldenits

This family-run establishment cultivates 30 ha of vineyards in Tadten. Their main goal is to highlight the wines of the Heideboden region and their varietal character from that of a large, often uniform world of wines.

Weingut Leitner

Weingut Leitner

The Leitner estate lies 50 km to the south of Vienna in Gols, a village well-known for winegrowing, at the northeastern shore of the Neusiedlersee, and is being conducted as a family enterprise. With an operationally used area of 10.5 ha, it is possible to pay attention to each and every little detail in the vineyard as well as in the cellar. Their top priority is quality – optimally selected grapes, which later enter the bottle void of yeast, enzymes or any other supplementary ingredient.

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Styria

Südsteiermark

Weingut Gross

Weingut Gross

The Gross family has been growing wine since 1907. Today, Johannes and Michael Gross pursue their craft in the charming and hilly landscape of Südsteiermark and adjacent Štajerska Slovenija. Their reputable sites (or Rieden), such as Nussberg, Perz or Sulz, are characterized by extreme slopes. The vineyards are cultivated in a sustainable and quality-assuring approach, the use of machinery is almost impossible.

Vulkanland

Weingut Ploder Rosenberg

Weingut Ploder Rosenberg

The wine estate Ploder Rosenberg is situated in St. Peter a.O. right in the volcanic area. The family and the diligent crew are cultivating 10 ha already under vine and 2 ha newly established vineyards through biodynamic principles. Three lines create choices and select out different wine styles. 80% of the production is allotted to white wine even with the dry, fruity and lightly Styrian classics. The red wines are Blauer Zweigelt and Pinot Noir. The top wines of the company are the wines “Linea”, “Vulkanland Lage” and “Eruption.”

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