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2020-12-05 - 15:59
Long rows of vines covered with bird nets. In the foreground are people who harvest into wheelbarrows and have folded up the nets for this purpose. There are no longer any leaves on the vines and the grapes are completely affected by Botrytis.
Harvesting Trockenbeerenauslese in November.

This year’s grape harvest started a little later, and took even longer. However, there is a good reason for this. Just in time before the first snow, we were able to harvest a Trockenbeerenauslese from Sämling grapes. We are happy and celebrate the end of a good wine year 2020.

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2020-09-07 - 18:54
Someone uses a knife to cut a single bud from a section of a vine about 10 cm long.
Cutting a scion.

A vineyard exists for decades and for this time the grape variety is decided. Before planting the vines, it is therefore necessary to consider carefully which wine you want to produce during this period and to choose carefully. Even after it has been planted out, it takes at least three years before you can taste the first drops of a new wine. For special cases, however, there is a shortcut, grafting of vines directly in the vineyard.

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Successful International Organic Wine Award

2020-05-17 - 23:25
Bottle pictures of the awarded wines with their medals.
Our successful wines.

Five wines, five medals! We are celebrating a huge success at the International Organic Wine Award 2020, as all our submitted wines were awarded with medals. Two of our wines were even able to win Top Gold and thus play in the finest league.

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New Website

2020-03-26 - 19:47

Almost exactly to the 20th anniversary of it is time for a new website. At the front it works better on mobile devices and it is structured more clearly. Special attention has also been paid to accessibility. In the background, we’re using completely new technology, but of course you’re not supposed to see that.

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Donauriesling - a new grape variety.

2020-03-15 - 00:03
A bottle of Donauriesling

There are some news at the Sonnenmulde winery. We have planted an all new grape variety from which the first bottles can finally be tasted. We proudly present our Donauriesling 2019, a new wine, new label, but still just as much careful craftsmanship.

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Fairs and deliveries, current state

2020-03-14 - 09:33

It remains exciting. Every day offers new surprises and upsets our plans. Well, that’s the same for us as for everyone else in Europe, and we’ll get along just as well.

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We're at the Innsbruck Wine Fair

2020-03-09 - 08:53
Logo of the Innsbruck wine fair.

The Innsbruck Spring Fair has been at least postponed because of the Corona Virus outbreak. We’re instead coming to the Wine Fair that will be held one week later and bring our wines for a fine tasting.

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Corona Virus - Cancellation of Exhibitions

2020-03-06 - 09:03

Whoa! ProWein 2020 has finally been cancelled and the Innsbruck Spring fair at least postponed. We’re thinking about other options for tastings right now. Wine orders are of course possible as always. Transportation still works and we’re also on track four our upcoming personal deliviery tours eg. to Tirol.

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Millésime Bio - Gold

2020-02-01 - 12:53
Rosé wine bottle with gold medal.

Our Blaufränkisch Rosé 2019 was awarded a Gold Medal. But this was not any award but the grand Challenge Millésime Bio in Montpellier in southern France.

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