Discover Germany, Issue 39, June 2016

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Discover Germany | Special Theme | Wine World Austria 2016

the theme for Vinum Magazine’s national team challenge (5 June, 16:00) and the vintners from Mittelburgenland will compare single-vineyard Blaufraenkisch wines from the highly contrasting vintages 2009 and 2012 (6 June, 14:15). Of topical interest are also vintner associations such as the ‘Jungen Wilden Winzer’ (Young Wild Vintners) and their tasting ‘Herzblut bis zum letzten Tropfen’ (Passion to the Last Drop) (5 June, 14:00) or the Demeter wine producers and an elucidation of their biodynamic philosophy (6 June, 13:00). Complete online side event programme: www.vievinum.com/visitors/side-events-2016 Reduced-price tickets Advance tickets are available to enjoy this exciting array of top wines at 25 per cent off the regular price (30 euros instead of 40 euros at the gate). Another way to get reduced price tickets is through your hotel booking. Mondial, specialist for congress trips, has put together attractive packages for exhibitors and visitors. The Mondial team is also at your service for customised planning of your trip. Info: +43 1 58804-137, austria@mondial.at, hotels.mondial-reisen.com. Visitors arriving with WESTbahn trains, must simply present their WESTbahn-ticket and their entrance to the VieVinum in the Vienna Hofburg Palace costs only 29 euros. www.vievinum.at All images: VieVinum 2014.

AT A GLANCE: Venue: Vienna Hofburg Palace, Heldenplatz entrance Dates: Saturday 4 June to Monday 6 June 2016 Opening hours: Sat to Mon from 12:00 to 18:00 Trade & press: Sat to Mon from 9:00 to 18:00 Entrance: Advance sale ¤ 30 - www.ticketgarden.com/ tickets/vievinum-internationales-weinfestival-1/ Trade visitors after accreditation ¤ 29 Day ticket ¤ 40 Three-day ticket ¤ 70

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