Category Archives: General

Sommer Heuriger 2019

Wir freuen uns sehr, unsere Heurigentermine für den Sommer 2019 anzukündigen. An sechs Nächten über den Sommer verteilt werden wir unseren Hof in Horitschon in eine Gartenparty verwandeln. Ein perfekter Anlass, um uns zu besuchen und unsere Weine zu entdecken, oder auch wiederzuentdecken. Um unsere neuen Weine kennenzulernen, oder auch die reifen, um leckeres Essen […]

Sommelier Emily Campeau tastes Weninger

Emily Campeau

Now some people may say I am obsessed with Austria. These rumors are true. How can one country have so many grapes that are explicitly terroir sponges? I came to the Weninger winery as an intern because Blaufränkisch was screaming at me. Also because such incredible farming on a medium-sized estate is something I find […]

Rage against the machine

Design by Weninger (available free of charge for affiliated winemakers) Weninger against the machine   After a robust Facebook discussion in the past year, it became clear to me how I wanted my 2018 harvest t-shirt to look.   We are known for our commitment to hand-harvesting. Not out of a dogmatic attitude but out […]

Kalk & Kegel, der Sommelier-Blog

Kalk und Kegel

Wein und Visionen Ein neuer Blog stellt sich vor. Die Autoren: mehr als fünfzig der besten Sommeliers aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum. Es wird über die aktuellsten Themen der Branche geschrieben. Man darf gespannt sein! Winzer zu Gast Spannende Fragen machen das Interview mit Franz R. Weninger zu mehr als einem üblichen Winzerporträt. Was trinkt er? […]

Our way to sustainable farming, organic, biodynamic

Biologischer Kompost

The View From the Outside When I came back from my internship in California in 1999, I had a clear goal in mind. I was impressed by the way Americans thought big; I was disillusioned by the copies, wineries that recreated Bordeaux or Tuscany – they felt like Disneyland. Anyone who has been to one […]

History

  In the town chronicles of Horitschon, the first mention of the name Weninger at Florianigasse 11 is in 1828. The Weninger family cultivates a mixed farm, which is typical for Central Burgenland: it has five cows, 25 hectares of arable land, and five hectares of vineyards. The family buys its first tractor after World […]