Vienna, 4 June 2024'> sylvia petz * Agentur für organisierten Genuss - Review of the VieVinum highlight ‘Wine on Top’

Review of the VieVinum highlight ‘Wine on Top’

Vinum: wine and party highlight at SO/ Vienna
The exclusive event ‘WINE ON TOP powered by Kalk&Kegel’ took place at the Hotel SO/ Vienna as a highlight of the recent VieVinum wine festival at the Vienna Hofburg in Austria. In addition to the breathtaking view over the city, the international audience enjoyed the selected wines from a renowned winegrowers' line-up.
Vienna, 4 June 2024

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More than 400 wine guests from all over the world gathered in the restaurant Das LOFT on the 18th floor of the Hotel SO/ Vienna on the second day of the trade fair to taste, toast and celebrate late into the night with a select group of winemakers after an intensive day at the Hofburg Vienna in Austria. Host Christian Klaus, General Manager of the hotel: ‘This is the second time that our Head Sommelier Tomas Hynek has brought the top names in the wine industry to us for this event. We are particularly pleased with the great feedback, which makes us look forward to the next Wine on Top event in 2026.’

Enthusiastic feedback from guests from all over the world, among them many Masters of Wine, experts from the sommelier and wine trade, was not long in coming. Among them was a letter of thanks from Danish star sommelier Mads Jordansen: ‘Thanks for an amazing evening. Great location, wine (very high level) and great people. Really enjoyed it. So thanks for the invite!’

The wines from renowned wineries from Austria, Germany, Spain and Slovakia were tasted while enjoying a fantastic view over Vienna at night. In addition, chef Peter Duransky served a flying dinner, which ended at midnight with a flavoursome Viennese goulash. By then, the exhibiting winegrowers had already mingled among the party guests, namely the Schödl siblings, Dagmar and Roland Velich, Christian Tschida, Hannes Schuster, Sophie Christmann, Lukas and Clemens Strobl, Clemens Busch, Stefanie and Alwin Jurtschitsch, Jan Raumland, Karsten Peter, Monika and Armin Tement, Alberto Pedrajo and the teams from trinkreif, Slovakian Wine Selection and Wacholderbär. A new edition of WINE ON TOP is already being planned for VieVinum 2026. Because after WINE ON TOP is before ...

The list and contact details of the ‘Wine on Top’ wineries on page 3 in the attached pdf..

About SO/ Vienna. Embedded in the world of fashion and design, SO/ Vienna is the ideal base for discerning travellers. The hotel's rooms and suites, restaurant and bar offer breathtaking views over Vienna's rooftops, the Danube Canal and the capital's landmarks. Minimalist colours and select design make your stay an unforgettable experience. Located on the 18th floor, the cosmopolitan-inspired restaurant Das LOFT by star architect Jean Nouvel offers the best view of the city; its spectacular illuminated ceiling was designed by Swiss video artist Pipilotti Rist. Swiss Christian Klaus has been the General Manager of SO/ Vienna since 2020.

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