Wachau Gourmet Festival

The UNESCO cultural heritage site of Wachau is a magical destination throughout every season. The Wachau is a region which straddles the banks of the Danube, is rich in history and blessed with a mild climate and outstanding white wines.
It’s well known for being one of the most interesting gastronomy regions and an important wine-growing area across the country .Once a year the city celebrates a festival that has quickly established itself as a must on the international culinary scene.

During the Wachau Gourmet Festival, the local hosting partners await visitors with everything of distinction in the world of indulgence. With exclusive multi-course dinners, cookery shows, table talks with celebrities and exquisite wine tastings, the restaurateurs and wine makers confirm that the Wachau is one of the top culinary regions on an international scale.

The program of the Wachau Gourmet Festival is enhanced by appearances from internationally renowned top chefs. Another distinctive highlight of the festival is The Top Trade Show that gathers over 50 of the very best winemakers from all wine regions of Lower Austria.

The festival is the perfect occasion to not only enjoy a large number of gastronomic programmed activities but to also discover the surrounding countryside, included on the world heritage list, and the secrets of this internationally acclaimed wine-growing region. Wachau is undoubtedly an excellent place to enjoy wine that is the indispensable companion to every fine meal.

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