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Invitation for Trade Exclusively

Let’s explore Carnuntum together

16.07.2020

Carnuntum is currently one of the most dynamic wine regions of Austria: the next generation takes over, many wineries went organic, it is the first region with red wine Erste Lage wines. So many reasons to explore the region – and to list its wines…

Invitation Carnuntum Day 2020
Carnuntum Karte Ortsweine © Rubin Carnuntum Weingüter
Carnuntum Ortsweine / Village Wines © Rubin Carnuntum Weingüter

What is Carnuntum?

The winegrowing region in easternmost Austria has been the scene of brilliant development in recent years: from being an underdog to becoming one of the best red wine regions in Austria. In recent years, growers have invested a lot of work in the development of individual vineyards, especially accentuating the diversity of soils & microclimate; these efforts were crowned in 2018 with membership in the Österreichische Traditionsweingüter (ÖTW). And then in 2019, Carnuntum became a DAC region.

Falstaff Rotweingala – Carnuntum Sieger / v. l. n. r. Peter Artner (Weingut Artner) Christina Artner-Netzl (Weingut Franz & Christine Netzl), Gerhard Markowitsch, Philipp Grassl (Weingut Philipp Grassl), Johanna Markowitsch (Weingut Gerhard Markowitsch), Karoline Taferner (Weingut Taferner)
Falstaff Rotweingala - Peter Artner (Weingut Artner) Christina Artner-Netzl (Weingut Franz & Christine Netzl), Gerhard Markowitsch, Philipp Grassl (Weingut Philipp Grassl), Johanna Markowitsch (Weingut Gerhard Markowitsch), Karoline Taferner (Weingut Taferner)

Why might this be interesting for you?

Despite numerous awards for their red & white wines, Carnuntum’s producers remain a real discovery, and most of the wines are still very reasonably priced.

Wine & Partners – ProWein 2020 Carnuntum
Höflein © Rubin Carnuntum Weingüter/ Robert Herbst

How can one discover Carnuntum?

If you don’t offer Carnuntum wines in your portfolio at present, Carnuntum’s growers would like to invite you to spend an in-depth day with them, to learn about the region and its wines, and to explore the commercial options.

Carnuntum Pyramide Englisch
DAC Pyramide - Klassifizierung / Classification

 What can you get from it? 

  • An overview, from a tasting of Gebietswein (regional wines)
  • A more concentrated approach, tasting Ortswein (villages wines)
  • Explore the details tasting Riedenwein (single vineyard wines)
  • Enjoy some local colour & conviviality, with a picnic in the vineyards (weather permitting)
  • Do some business via one-on-one meetings with the producers you like best
Rubin Carnuntum Weingüter Prellenkirchen © Rubin Carnuntum Weingüter/ Robert Herbst
Prellenkirchen © Rubin Carnuntum Weingüter/ Robert Herbst

Which dates are available?

We can offer you two possible dates for your visit to Carnuntum – one BEFORE and one AFTER harvest:

30/31 August 2020 *
OR
25/26 October 2020

 

Rubin Carnuntum Weingüter Göttlesbrunner Hügelland © Rubin Carnuntum Weingüter/ Robert Herbst
Göttlesbrunner Hügelland © Rubin Carnuntum Weingüter/ Robert Herbst

What are the costs associated with this?

The winegrowers of Carnuntum will assume all costs for your accommodation, your meals and shuttles from/to Vienna airport or train station. Expenses for travel to/from Vienna are to be borne by the attendees.

If this sounds interesting to you, please let us know as soon as possible whether you would like to attend and which of the two dates you prefer. Please notify us by 28 July at the lastest. Don’t hesitate to contact us for any further information, we are happy to receive your questions.

 

Best regards,

Christina Pauschenwein
c.pauschenwein@wine-partners.at
+43 665 65 12 00 75

 

*If you plan to attend the  Austrian Single Vineyard Summit (31 August through 3 September 2020) at Grafenegg Castle (the Erste Lage tasting of the Traditionsweingüter growers, plus Eisenberg & Leithaberg), the earlier date would be a perfect match!
(Read more about the summit here.)