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PIWI Austria

Chairman PIWI Austria

Wolfgang Renner (2)

Ing. Oen. Wolfgang Renner
Department 10
Test station for fruit and winegrowing HAIDEGG
Ragnitzstrasse 193
8047 Graz

Tel .: +43 (0) 316/877 - 6614

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PIWIS as a quality and varietal wine in Austria

PIWI grape varieties that can be marketed as quality wine:

  • Flower muscatel
  • Muscaris
  • Rathay
  • Roesler
  • Souvignier gris

PIWI grape varieties that may be placed on the market as grape variety wine *:

  • Bronner
  • Cabernet Blanc
  • Cabernet Jura
  • Donauriesling
  • Donauveltliner
  • Johanniter
  • Pinot Nova
  • regent

* with the name of the variety and the vintage, but without a closer geographical origin (Austria only)

Latest News

PIWI - straw fire or sustainable concept

Interest in mushroom-resistant grape varieties (PIWI) is still high and vine production is booming. The first successes are seen in the sale of some interesting varieties. But can this concept be of sustainable existence?

by Ing. Wolfgang Renner, Trial station fruit and wine growing Haidegg

Read Article (PDF, 3.7 MB)

Article published in FRUIT - WINE - GARDEN, Issue 1/2020

PIWI finishing Austria

Share of PIWI refinements

March 1, 2020|

PIWI workshop with the Sommelier Association Vorarlberg

With the question "PIWIS - The quality wines of the future" a workshop of the Vorarlberg Sommelier Association was held on January 19 in Feldkirch.

As a speaker, Wolfgang Renner, wine officer at the test station Haidegg in the state of Styria and chairman of PIWI Austria, explained the why, what and how of PIWI in a very practical way.

The seminar was supplemented with numerous PIWI wine tasting highest quality from Austria and Germany.

Then the "PIWI marketplace" the opportunity to get to know the wines of regional winemakers on a walk-around tasting.

PIWI Workshop Feldkirch 2020 (1)
January 25, 2020|
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