Decreasing Wine Production in Austria

Lifestyle & Travel ♦ Published: March 5, 2011; 00:45 ♦ (Vindobona)

According to Statistics Austria's wine harvest survey 2010, a wine production of 1 737 500 hl was achieved, produced on an area of 43 700 ha (-3% to 2009).

Decreasing Wine Production in Austria / Picture: © Vindobona.org

This is 26% less than the previous year's figure and 30% less than the harvest average of the past five years.

The year 2010 was characterized by very humid weather conditions, leading to various severe fungus diseases. Comparing the federal provinces, Lower Austria brought a wine production of 1.1 million hl (-27% to 2009), which is a decline of 30% compared to the five-year…

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