Beer tasting in the city centre


Two hundred kinds of beer from 35 Austrian breweries can to be found in the Vienna city centre from today onwards as part of the “Vienna Beer Party.” The party will last for four days and involve exclusive beer and a music program. Klaus Glavanics, organiser of the event, said: “We are no Oktoberfest. We […]

Austrian brewers employ nearly 4,000


Almost 4,000 people work for Austrian breweries, new figures show.A study published by magazine News reveals the country’s 69 brewing companies have around 3,900 employees. Only Germany’s 1,319 breweries (29,604) and the 124 Belgian beer firms (5,190) have more staff in the European Union (EU). There are significantly more breweries in Denmark (120) than in […]