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2018: The Vintage: Fully Ripened and Bountiful!

This year’s harvest – the earliest ever recorded – will exceed the previous year’s volume, with the most recent data from Statistik Austria estimating about 3.2 million hectolitres! Growers are certainly pleased with the fine quality of the grapes, which could for the most part be harvested this year without much concern over potential diseases. […]

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Austria’s Wine Harvest 2016 – reduced quantity, top quality!

November 15, 2016 – There is hardly any way that a wine harvest in Austria could have more variation to it than this year’s vintage. While in the Steiermark and Burgenland, harvest shortfalls from 50 to 80 per cent due to late frost at the end of April can be lamented, in large parts of […]

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Austria’s Wine Harvest – Good, Better, 2015

November 16, 2015 – Finally! Following the problematic and intensively demanding 2014 vintage, 2015 brought happy faces to the Austrian winegrower population. A lovely springtime and for the most part good blossoming led into a summer that then offered some surprises. Hot days and nights were cause for concern, but then in mid-August the rains came, […]

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The Wine Harvest 2015: growers are relieved – their grapes have made it through the very hot summer in good condition

September 3, 2015 – THE QUALITY THIS YEAR IS PARTICULARLY HIGH, AND YIELDS WILL BE IN THE AVERAGE RANGE – ‘This year’s crop of wine grapes has made it through a blisteringly hot summer, with desert-like days and tropical nights, in good condition. In terms of quantity, growers are anticipating a very satisfactory harvest, one that moreover […]

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