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What is the AWC 2007?

 

The awc vienna 2007 took place under the patronship of the Federal Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, the Environment and Water Management of the Republic of Austria, Dipl. Ing. Josef Pröll, and the Mayor of Vienna, Dr. Michael Häupl, and in cooperation with the Federal Association of Viniculture, the Association of Enologists and VINUM "Europe’s Wine Magazine" and other cooperation partners. The awc vienna is an independent, objective and neutral wine challenge. The wines will be tasted at the Federal College and Office of Viniculture and Pomology in Klosterneuburg in single cabins and anonymously only (blind tasting).
Wines will be rated according to the international 100 points-system.

The panel of experts of the awc vienna 2007 consists of national and international oenologists, wine experts, sommeliers, gastronomers, wine traders and journalits. The prerequisite for admission as member of the panel is the attestation of an official wine tasting exam according to the Austrian Wine Law or to an equivalent international sensorical experience.