Small but exceptional – that is Austrian wine on an international scale. No mass production, only rare creations. Austrian wine has come to be regarded as one of the wine world’s most remarkable phenomena: on every good wine list, it is appreciated by connoisseurs and lauded by journalists; and the “Austrian wine miracle” is an expression heard continuously across the globe.
But what exactly makes Austrian wine stand out from all the others?
There are numerous factors and good reasons, all of them contributing to the wines’ outstanding rise in quality, particularly over the past two decades. An essential factor is the tradition of wine making: throughout what is present-day Austria, wine has been grown for centuries.
Another speciality of Austrian wines is their diversity: everything from lively, light whites to strong, full-bodied offerings; from charming, fruity reds to full, age-worthy bottlings; plus the outstanding sweet wines – so full of refinement, inner energy and harmony that it is clear to see why they are among the world’s finest.