Wein am Berg 2020
MEET THE TOP WINEMAKERS IN SÖLDEN
In April 2020, Top-winegrowers from Austria and the Benelux countries will meet up at Wein am Berg – THE ORIGINAL by Das Central – Alpine . Luxury . Life – in Sölden to celebrate enjoyment in its finest form. Sample the best wines from the various Austrian winegrowing areas and from the Benelux countries and let the well-known names inspire you.
Kapfenstein I Styria I Austria
Wine estate Winkler-Hermaden
The winery located by Kapfensteiner Kogel impresses not only with wonderful views of the Styrian Vulkanland, but also produces top wines. The Winkler-Hermaden family places great value on maintaining a healthy preservation of a diverse habitat. Winemaker Thomas aims to make the typical character of the soil and the respective varieties come out in the wines. In doing so, the main focus is especially on the red wine variety Blauer Zweigelt, which features to 100% in the famous “Olivin”. For white wine, the main varieties are Sauvignon Blanc, Traminer & Gewurztraminer, but Burgundy varieties such as pinot blanc and pinot gris can also be found in their repertoire. The winery Winkler-Hermaden is a member of the STK-winemakers (Styrian terroir & classic wineries).
WINE ESTATE WINKLER-HERMADEN
BERGHAUSEN I STYRIA I AUSTRIA
Wine estate Tement
The well-known winery Tement is more than just famous. Nestled among the beautiful landscape of the South Styrian Wine Road, exceptional winemaker Manfred Tement, whose name is also often preceded by the term “Star”, has been running the winery for more than 30 years – today with his sons Armin and Stefan. His vineyards in the famous locations “Zieregg” and “Grassnitzberg” take home numerous awards every year again. Whereby the location “Zieregg” has long become a synonym for highest quality of white wine and is now inseparably linked to the name Tement. The winery Tement is a member of the STK-winemakers (Styrian terroir & classic wineries).
WINE ESTATE TEMENT
Straden I Styria I Austria
Wine estate Neumeister
With the latest distinction “Falstaff wine grower of the year 2019”, Christoph Neumeister can now rightly count himself among the top winegrowers from Austria. The winery, well-known in the wine scene, is located in Straden in Styrian Vulkanland, in the south-east of Austria and delights wine lovers in particular with its unique white wine creations. On a total area of 30 ha, the small individual vineyards are found mostly on steep slopes as a result of the topology. The various vineyards are cultivated organically with great commitment to sustainable winegrowing since 2013. This practised sustainability, in turn, is reflected in each and every premium drop of Neumeister wine.
WINE ESTATE NEUMEISTER
Ratsch I Styria I Austria
Wine estate Gross
The family-run winery is located directly by Ratscher Nussberg, one of the best-known locations in Southern Styria. The distinguishing feature of the winery is that about a fifth of the vine area is farmed in Gorca, the “Slovenian Styria”. For this reason, Alois Gross is considered one of the pioneers of Styrian wine. Today his sons, winemaker-brothers Johannes and Michael, ensure that the wines number among the best of the country vintage by vintage. The Gross family crafts wine varieties typical of the region, such as pinot blanc, Yellow Muscatel, Sauvignon Blanc or Slovenian Furmint. The Gross winery is a member of the STK-winemakers (Styrian terroir & classic wineries).
WINE ESTATE GROSS
LANGENLOIS I KAMPTAL I AUSTRIA
Wine estate Bründlmayer
The multi award-winning Bründlmayer Winery is located in the south-east Waldviertel area in Lower Austria, at the lower end of Kamptal and inspires wine connoisseurs from across the globe with the best quality Austrian wine. Willi Bründlmayer manages the 80 hectare vineyard together with son Vincent, Thomas Klinger and Andres Wickhoff, with a great deal awareness of the concept of sustainability. It is not without reason that the vineyard has received the “Winery of the Year“ (Wine & Spirits, USA) award 6 times. Willi Bründlmayer was also t he first 'Winegrower of the Year' listed by Falstaff Magazine.
WINE ESTATE BRÜNDLMAYER
Top wine estates at Wein am Berg 2020
THE BEST FROM BELGIUM, LUXEMBOURG & THE NETHERLANDS
Wormeldange I Grevenmacher I Luxemburg
Wine estate Clos Mon Vieux Moulin
Amidst the Luxembourg vineyards, at the foot of Palmberg mountain, lies the wine-growing estate Clos Mon Vieux Moulin, not far from Luxembourg City and Trèves. Now in the 11th generation, the cousins Luc and Frank Duhr manage the 14 h large family wine-growing as state with much love and passion for wine-growing. Today, the name of the clos “Mon Vieux Moulin” stands for first-class wine and highest quality. In addition to mineral, long-lasting Rieslings, full-bodied Pinot Gris and surprising Auxerrois, the two high-quality crémants count among the family's core products. The wine-growing estate is a member of the winegrowers' association Domaine & Tradition.
WINE ESTATE CLOS MON VIEUX MOULIN