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Harvest 2022 done!

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
View along a row of vines on a sunny day. Beautiful blue colored grapes hang on the vines. You can see blue sky and green covered ground
Ripe Blaufränkisch grapes a short time before harvest.

The 2022 grape harvest is completed. It took a long time, from the beginning of September to mid-November, but with the harvest of our Trockenbeerenauslese, the last grapes are finally in the house and their juice is slowly fermenting in our cellar.

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A shower of medals for our wines!

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
A Wine System Wine Award 2022 medal with a stylized nose and the inscription: GOLD
Medal of the Wine System Wine Award 2022

We are honored and pleased with the success. With 6 wines submitted for the award, we received 5 gold medals and 1 silver medal. Not bad, this is how it could go on if you ask us!

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Ripe Zweigelt Competition – Falstaff Tasting 2022

Sunday, May 15, 2022
Close-up of one bottle each of Blauer Zweigelt 2002 and Capella 2012 with and award seal.
The awarded ripe Zweigelt wines.

Ripe old Zweigelt wines show what they are capable of. The story is no longer entirely new, but with such aged wines, it doesn’t really matter. In the spring of 2022, Falstaff magazine tasted and evaluated old, mature vintages of the Zweigelt grape variety. For us, a Blauer Zweigelt 2002 and a Capella 2012 were part of the tasting and we are very satisfied with the ratings achieved!

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Sweet Neusiedlersee DAC

Monday, April 4, 2022
Close-up of one bottle each of Neusiedlersee DAC Reserve Zweigelt and Neusiedlersee DAC Reserve Trockenbeerenauslese.
Neusiedlersee DAC Reserve in sweet and in red.

Austria has had the DAC (Districtus Austriae Controllatus) system since the beginning of the millennium. Winegrowers working in a particular winegrowing region can together define which grape varieties and wine styles are characteristic for their region. This definition is then officially established by decree, and thus a DAC area is created. We can now report some news. Neusiedlersee DAC is now also available in sweet.

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Sonnenmulde Website Museum

Monday, March 21, 2022
Screenshots of the old Sonnenmulde Websites, arranged in a grid.
Museum Websites

The web is old enough for a museum. In 1999 we started to create our first website, which was then published in 2000. Since then, the web has evolved at incredible speed, and time and again a complete overhaul has been necessary. In these days the speed of change has slowed down a bit, but still we have reached this 5th version of our website in 2020.

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Exhibitions 2022

Monday, January 24, 2022
Kathrin and Andreas are sitting at a table with two laptops on it. They toast each other with two wine glasses. There are a few wine bottles on the table.
Wine fair in the home office.

Same old, same old. 2022 begins with another trade fair from the home office. So last year’s photo still applies. But there is hope! Real fairs are planned, with tasting and everything!

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