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Podcast series from the Wine Country

We have captured some of the voices of the Austrian wine country and invite you to listening in. Check back regularly as this is the beginning of an ongoing series.
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Dorli talkes about wine and the Carnuntum Experience.

DORLI MUHR
What happens when you combine wonderful wines with live music, nature, fashion shows, and fantastic food? You get the Carnuntum Experience! Wine expert and co-organizer Dorli Muhr gives us the low-down about this two-week long festival in Lower Austria that is sure to be fun for the entire family.

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Listen to Rainer as he explains "Gemischer Satz".

RAINER CHRIST
Rainer Christ is the proud owner of Weingut Christ, a winery that effectively combines ancient family tradition with modernity. For more than four centuries Rainer's family has produced wine in Austria. Today, Rainer is one of the most successful winemakers in the country and a member of WIENWEIN, a group of four Viennese winemakers, whose goal is to define the new quality standards for Viennese wine.

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Listen to Christian as introduces you to Burgenland.

CHRISTIAN ZECHMEISTER
The Burgenland is Austria's most easterly state. It used to belong to Hungary, but became a part of Austria in 1921, which makes it the most recent addition to Austrian states. The result is a region so multicultural and diverse, perfect for travelers with a free spirit. Christian Zechmeister, of Wein Burgenland, explains in our podcast. Aside from 300 days of sunshine a year, there are many other things that make the Burgenland a fantastic place to visit.

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Ludwig introduces you to Winzer Krems as well as one of Lower Austria's festival for traditional music.

LUDWIG HOLZER
...is the head of wine exports at Winzer Krems, a unique wine production business, with over 1000 members who contribute to the production. The grapes are combined to create outstanding wine at the Winzer Krems' winery: Sandgrube 13. In our podcast he explains "Winzer Krems" and also reminisces about the largest festival for traditional Austrian music: "Glatt und Verkehrt" - a festival you should not miss on your next visit.

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First time visitor? Erin introduces you to Austria's wine regions.

ERIN GRACE
As an experienced traveler of the Austrian region, American Erin Grace can tell you where to go and what to do on your first visit: from boat rides, to bicycling, to meeting the locals - Erin is here to help.

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Impressions of Burgenland's wine region

  • Vineyard in Burgenland © Sonnenland Mittelburgenland Vineyard in Burgenland © Sonnenland Mittelburgenland
  • Stephanie and Eduard Tscheppe-Eselboeck in their vineyard © Gut Oggau Stephanie and Eduard Tscheppe-Eselboeck in their vineyard © Gut Oggau
  • Sunset over a vineyard in Burgenland © Sonnenland Mittelburgenland Sunset over a vineyard in Burgenland © Sonnenland Mittelburgenland
  • Uhudler Vinotheque in South Burgenland © Südburgenland Tourismus Uhudler Vinotheque in South Burgenland © Südburgenland Tourismus
  • Picturesque vineyards in Burgenland © steve.haider.com Picturesque vineyards in Burgenland © steve.haider.com
  • Wine harvest in Burgenland © steve.haider.com Wine harvest in Burgenland © steve.haider.com
  • Windmill in the wine country © Gebetsroither International GmbH Windmill in the wine country © Gebetsroither International GmbH

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