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Höhere Bundeslehranstalt and Federal Office for wine and fruit production Klosterneuburg

One of the oldest wine institutes in the world, it was built in 1860 in Klosterneuburg (Lower Austria) on the initiative of Eduard Schwäger Freiherr von Hohenbruck (1800-1876), Vice Director of the kk Agricultural Society Wien , im Stift Klosterneuburg opened as the "Low Stud Wine School". The Oberleitung had the Chorherrenstifts prelate Adam Schreck, the professional leadership was the first director August-Wilhelm Freiherr von Babo (1827-1894), the inventor of Klosterneuburger Mostwaage (see below Mostgewicht ). The institute was raised in 1874 to the state educational institution and in Gumpoldskirchen. Krems, Mistelbach and Retz Viticulture technical schools founded. In 1863 took over a takeover by the country Lower Austria, In 1870 (in addition to the Weinbauschule as an independent institution) the Oenochemical experimental station was established and with the leadership Leonhard Roesler (1839-1910). The next thirty years were (also) of fighting the phylloxera and the mildew embossed.

Klosterneuburger Weinbauinstitut

After the illness-related departure of the Freiherr von Babo followed in 1894 Emerich Rathay (1845-1900) as a teacher-director, after his death then took over Leopold Weigert (1851-1916) as his successor the line. In 1902 there was a reorganization, there was only one more director, who was responsible for both the teaching as...

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