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Eiswein in the 2016 Vintage!

The 2016 harvest is a very special one! Low temperatures may have most of us cozied by the fire, under a blanket, with a great glass of red wine and a hot tea, but for many Austrian winemakers, it means more time in the vineyards. Eiswein in Austria happens only every few years when temperatures […]

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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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VieVinum 2016: The 2006 Vintage in the Wachau

The 2006 vintage in Austria was quite a tricky one with a fantastic result. A hot year with a long ripening season meant that some producers were hesitant to leave the fruit on the vines for fear of frost and/or other damaging weather conditions, but those who took the risk were heavily rewarded. Nevertheless, the […]

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Austria: In High Visibility at ProWein 2016

It’s happening again this year in springtime: anybody in the world of wine who wishes to be noticed will be present from 13–15 March at ProWein in Düsseldorf. As was the case in 2015, Austria will once more have Hall 17 to itself, fielding more than 360 exhibitors. Hours of operation will be adjusted slightly […]

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