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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 2016 vintage: ugly weather, lovely wines

March 9, 2017 – Imagine the vegetation cycle and vintage as a roller coaster ride: this is precisely the memory that Austrian winegrowers and friends of Austrian wine will retain of 2016. But all said and done, there is good to magnificent quality in white, red & sweet wines – in some cases with severely […]

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Austria’s 2014 Vintage – Worth The Struggle

March 2, 2015 – The difficult weather conditions during the Summer and Autumn of 2014 were no secret. And they certainly left Austrian winemakers with their hands full as they did everything they could to pick healthy, ripe grapes in the vineyards. Ultimately, after loads of extra effort and much added expense, pleasurable, lean wines were […]

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