Austria Chapitre
Velden am Wörthersee, May 5-6, 2017
Revival of the Bailliage Provincial of Carinthia

As a result of the invitation of our Bailli Delégué Norbert Simon to participate in the event,  140 members and guests joined us from Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy and Slovenia.

The two-day event began with dinner at the Casino Restaurant “Die Yacht” where Officier Maître Rôtisseur Marcel Vanic welcomed us with gastronomic delights starting with a Champagne reception including a mini brioche burger with foie gras, truffles and chutney.

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Carinthian fish variations
Grüner Veltliner ‘Lois’ 2015 - Fred Loimer, Langenlois

Piran Bay sea bass with wild garlic foam
Sauvignon Blanc ‘Jakobi’ 2014 - Weingut Gross, Südsteiermark

Chef Janic’s sorbet of the dayOrganic milk-fed veal “1-2-3”
- loin, cheeks and offal -
Arachon T.FX.T*

Chocolate, strawberries, mint ice-lollies
Amaro Nonino Quintessensia, Italy

A most memorable evening, thoroughly enjoyed.On Saturday the Induction Ceremony was held on the lakeside terrace of the Seehotel Europa. Tomaz Ravnikar, Member of the Conseil Magistral from Slovenia, presided over the Ceremony where 60 members were inducted and promoted. He was assisted by Iván Novák, Bailli Délégué of Hungary.

After the reception Officier Maître Hôtelier Jakob Wrann and Maître Hôtelier Renate Wrann welcomed us to their restaurant in the hotel with its spectacular view over the Wörthersee.

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Yellowfin tuna
ginger, wasabi, soy sauce
Chardonnay Select 2015 - Weingut Wieninger, Stammersdorf

Consommé
garnished with basil ravioli and tomato

Char from the hotel’s lake
Grüner Veltliner Federspiel ‘Treu’ 2015 - Mathias Hirtzberger, Wachau

Hendrick’s Gin and cucumber sorbet

Chateaubriand of Carinthian Highland beef
asparagus tips, diced potato, Béarnaise sauce
Il Bruciato Bolgheri 2015 - Tenuta Guado al Tasso, Italy

Tallegio with bruschetta

Chocolate and strawberry fantasy
Sämling Beerenauslese Selection 2015 - Winery Tschida, Illmitz

Warm appreciation was expressed to the kitchen and service brigades. It was not only the special atmosphere and the beautiful lake resort which made this Chapitre a remarkable event but also the practiced fraternity, art of the kitchen and table reflecting the noble values of our Confrérie!

The Chapitre of Carinthia was a successful revival of the Bailliage Provincial of Carinthia and everyone is already looking forward to the next event.

Werner Scheibenpflug
Chargé de Presse

* ARACHON T.FX.T is Austria’s premier joint venture. Three acclaimed Austrian wine­making friends from different wine-producing regions came together to produce a premium red wine worthy of international acclaim:
- Tibor Szemes, a successful négociant-producer from Burgenland
- F.X. Pichler, the Grüner Veltliner and Riesling legend from the Wachau
- Manfred Tement, a leading Sauvignon wine­maker from southern Styria