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Discover Germany | Special Theme | Great Austrian Wine

Special Theme

Discover Austrian Wine

Great Austrian Wine

Austrian wine is ready to be discovered - from the vineyards where the grapes ripen under the sun to the cellars of every winemaker. To make the individual wine journeys in Austria's most beautiful wine regions even easier, the Austrian Wine Marketing Board (AWMB) has created the largest wine tourism platform in the country. Travel tips for every region - from the Weinviertel to Steiermark and along the Danube to the Neusiedler See - can be found at TEXT: AUSTRIAN WINE MARKETING BOARD | PHOTOS: © ÖWM / DIETER STEINBACH

Wine travels in Austria are an all-round experience: the romantic landscapes, vineyards and cellar lanes can be enjoyed in combination with fine food and good wine. Austria offers wine travel adventures for guests from home and abroad. Here, the complete range of natural, cultural and special attractions play an important role. The new online tool from the AWMB connects Austria's top wineries and wine databases with the databases of the Austrian National Tourist Board and the most important gas-

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tronomic guides, accommodation possibilities and the numerous sights and attractions in all of the wine regions. “Wine & Travel”offers interesting destination points (such as Winemakers, Wines, Vinotheques, Hotels and Gastronomy) which can be combined into a route. A key component is the "web 2.0" tool, which allows users to be constantly integrated with all of the website functions. Users have the option to save their own profiles and routes,

upload photos and videos to existing routes and destinations, as well as leaving comments and ratings. If users know of attractive and interesting destinations that are not listed in the Wine & Travel database, then these can be proposed and created for many of the categories. The best tips for your Austrian Wine & Travel experience can be found at:

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