The "Renowned Wineries of Burgenland" is an association of thirteen top wine producers from the Burgenland, who stand for the current and future preservation of the natural and cultural landscape. The individual characters of the wine producers and their wines are as diverse as nature itself. They combine tradition with meaningful innovation.
Only those wineries which display consistently high quality in their wines can belong to the RWB. The trademark and symbol is the leaf of the Welschriesling, which frames the letters RWB and is equivalent to a seal of quality.
The “Renowned Wineries of Burgenland“ have the following objectives:
- to produce high quality wines
- to learn from each other
- to explore wine growing and maturing in harmony with nature
- to jointly embrace promotional measures in the areas of marketing and public relations both at home and abroad
- to increase the prestige and reputation of wines from the Burgenland.
Facts and figures
The RWB group is the flagship of the associations of Austrian wine producers. The RWB wine producers together cultivate 370 hectares of vineyards and employ 110 employees. More than 2 million bottles of excellent wine are produced each year. The average export share amounts to ca. 30% and the wines are delivered to more than 30 countries in all continents. Annual turnover amounts to more than 20 million Euros.
Year after year the “Renowned Wineries of Burgenland“ lead the way when it comes to national and international awards. Over the past 20 years they have been awarded the Falstaff prize or Falstaff variety prize more than 30 times, and have been granted 8 accolades as the best wine producer of the year by “A la Carte“ during the “Trophee Gourmet“.
Several wines are also awarded numerous Parker points by the internationally renowned wine critic Robert Parker in the USA each year.
Considerable successes have also been achieved during the International Wine Challenge in London.