• Die Weingärten der Wachau mit Blick auf Spitz an der Donau
  • Marillenblüte in der Wachau
  • Weingenuss Ruine Senftenberg © Martina Siebenhandl
  • Die Weingärten der Wachau mit Blick auf Spitz an der Donau
  • Weinverkostung © Martina Siebenhandl
  • Weingläser © Martina Siebenhandl
  • Weißenkirchen © Martina Siebenhandl

Wine Spring along the Danube

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Spring on the Danube, a movie waiting to be made

In many respects, life along the Danube seems a bit grander, a bit more precious and international than elsewhere. In the springtime sun, this riverscape makes a perfect setting for heart-warming regional movies, documentations and romances. Enjoyment takes center stage.

Gericht Landhaus Bacher

wachau GOURMETfestival 2023

The wachau GOURMETfestival has become well-established in the region in recent years and stands up to a comparison with any events of this kind internationally.
The festival is unique in two respects. First, it uses top wineries in the Wachau, a UNESCO World Heritage landscape, as its venues. Second, it brings in top international chefs who help to maintain the festival's fine reputation and spread it beyond the borders of Austria.
The wachau GOURMETfestival is broad in its orientation, offering everything from gourmet packages for novices to high-end events of the finest caliber.
Dates in 2023: March 23 to April 6

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Weinfrühling im Kamptal

Wine Spring in Kremstal, Kamptal and Traisental

One weekend - three wine regions - 200 winegrowers: At the end of April, selected winegrowers from the three valley wine regions Kremstal, Kamptal and Traisental open their cellar doors to let visitors taste their new vintage as well as older ones. A single ticket allows admittance in all three valleys!
Dates in 2023: April 29 and 30

Blick auf die Wagramer Weingärten

Spring Awakening on Wagram

For a whole weekend, the winegrowers in Wagram celebrate their "Spring Awakening" from may 5th to 7th.
As mentioned earlier, this wine region has a special geological feature: 20-meter-high deposits of loess. Natural cellars were dug in this soil in earlier times and it is ideal for Grüner Veltliner in particular.

Paar vor Dürnstein © Martina Siebenhandl

Wachau Wine Spring

The Wachau is an internationally renowned wine region with unique stone terraces and is best known for its white wines. During Wachau Wine Spring in early May, more than 100 member winegrowers of Vinea Wachau invite the public to stop in and taste the latest vintage.
Dates in 2023: May 6th and 7th

Meschen bei der Tour de Vin-Weinverkostung

Tour de Vin

Every year on the first weekend in May, the Tour de Vin is held in the Kremstal, Kamptal, Traisental and Wagram wine regions. The 68 member wineries of Traditionsweingüter Österreich open up their cellars at this time. The Tour de Vin button is available for EUR 25 from any member winegrower. Once bought, the button allows the wearer to taste wine in all participating wineries and attend a host of special events.
Dates in 2023: May 6th and 7th

Nibelungengau © Klaus Engelmayer

Tour tips for the spring

Whether your are hiking or cycling, the spring months are such an inviting time for touring the Danube region of Lower Austria and watching nature reawaken.
Our tip: Book hiking packages that include luggage transport!

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