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Success of Austria at HOFEX 2011

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24. May 2011

  In the HOFEX 2011 held last 11-14 May 2011 in Hongkong, Austian wine companies took home several awards, most notably the Best Wine of the HOFEX 2011 in the Ice Wine Category.

Before the actual exhibit, the "Hongkong International Wine Challenge," a blind taste test event took place. More than 400 wines participated in the Wine Challenge. Austria's Welschrieling 2005 by Weinrieder stood out from amongst the rest winning the Best Wine of the HOFEX 2011 in the Ice Wine Category.

Other awards were also won by Austrian wine companies such as Gold Award - Ice Wine (for Welschriesling 2009 by Weingut PMP Münzenrieder and Hill3 2005 by Leo Hillinger), Gold Awards - Best Fit to Sichuanese Cuisine (Diabolus 2008 by Weingut PMC Münzenrieder), Gold Awards -Best Fit to Shanghainese Cuisine (Rubin Carnuntum 2008 by Weingut Robert Payr), and Gold Awards Riesling (Riesling Drei Weingarten 2010 by Weingut Huber.

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