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.
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.
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.
...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.
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.