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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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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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