Producers of the legendary Viennese Gemischter Satz will be able to display the Districtus Austriae Controllatus (DAC) geographical indicator and quality seal on their wines from the 2013 vintage onwards.
Vienna’s world-famous coffee house culture was added to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list in 2011. And now a list is being drawn up to decide which coffeehouses will be entitled to display the coveted logo.
Cakes, biscuits and pastries like just those Mami makes are for everyone - including dogs - and can be enjoyed at the newly opened Mami's Moehspeis in the Margareten district of Vienna.
Vintners in Austria's wine making heartland of Burgenland have started harvesting the grapes to make ice wine (Eiswein).
An Austrian tradition known as the Imster Schemenlaufen that takes place during the carnival period has been recognised as part of the world's cultural heritage by UNESCO.
Lawyers for Richard Branson's Virgin firm have forced a small Alpine spirit maker to change the name of their gin after claiming it breached copyright.
The best vodka does not come from Russia – it comes from Austria according to judges at the "International Wine and Spirits Competition" which was held at the Guildhall in London recently.