The vintners' association was founded in 1995 in Eisenstadt
(Burgenland, Austria) on the initiative of the Austrian wine-growing pioneer Anton Kollwentz
(Großhöflein), who was also the first president. Since 2006, LRaD Paul Rittsteuer is president of the association and an associate member. The member companies are completely dedicated to quality-oriented viticulture. The RWB stand for innovation as well as for know-how transfer and represent next to a professional and a marketing community dar. In addition to the quality of Burgenland wine and the comprehensive care of the Burgenland winemaking tradition, the preservation of the importance of wine culture for the social Life and the constant improvement of the international reputation of wines from the Burgenland
, The declared goal is to constantly strengthen the status and reputation of the wine country Burgenland in national and international contexts of the wine and professional world.