biokult, located in Pamhagen in the Niederösterreich region of Austria, produces fine Austrian Biodynamic wines.
biokult is quality organic, biodynamic wine
biokult unites a group of organic vintners with the shared goal of producing organic wines of the highest quality – wines that embody regional identity and bring pure, natural enjoyment in the glass.
All biokult vintners are obliged to certified organic production, environmental protection, biodiversity, and the promotion of healthy soils in their vineyards. Abstinence from artificial fertilizers and stabilizers guarantee unadulterated enjoyment.
Cooperation of this group of dedicated organic vintners has resulted in a fresh new image for organic Austrian wine and an unique attractive brand. Successful sales of their organic wines sourced from high-quality fruit began with the 2005 vintage. This success was preceded by years of work on their joint project “quality improvement through organic viticulture.”
Winemakers Angela and Werner Michlits took responsibility for vinification: “Organic wines represent the most authentic origin. It is a great challenge for us to continue the natural way of production in the cellar as well – winemaking and winegrowing has to be one unit!”
biokult is living soil
It buzzes, hums, chirps, and blooms: an organic vineyard offers a friendly environment for many insects, micro-organisms, and yeasts. Green cover between the vine rows secures biodiversity. Next to numerous wild herbs and flowers, specially selected plants are also sown. Clove varieties promote structure and assimilate nitrogen in the soil. Phacelia is not only an aesthetic blooming plant; its roots loosen compact soils. Green cover offers an attractive environment for earthworms and beneficial insects. Intact soil is the most vital precondition for authentic wines. Protecting the earth from the use of all chemicals should be a priority to hand down to future generations.
biokult is minimal manipulation
Organic philosophy in the vineyard continues in winemaking. Organic grape must has a broad spectrum of natural yeast varieties. Often called “wild yeasts,” they are responsible for the alcoholic fermentation and ultimately lend wine their truly authentic character.
biokult wines embody typical Austrian wine style: pronounced fruit paired with refreshing, harmonious acidity. This is enhanced by maturation in stainless steel and large neutral wooden casks. Current knowledge and modern methods are a necessity. Chemical additives and cleaners are replaced with a focus on complete hygiene. Technology is used only to protect the wine, not to alter it, thus playing only a passive role in making organic wine.
biokult is quality control
Product safety and guaranteed geographic origin are cornerstones of our quality philosophy. Stringent control of the strict organic production requirements through an objective, federally approved body is a necessity. Bio-austria, Austria’s largest organic association defines clear production requirements that exceed European union organic requirements in many points.
biokult is biodynamic
biokult wines are Demeter certified Biodynamic. Biodynamic farming works in harmony with natural ecosystems to preserve and protect life’s diversity and species for future generations. This comprehensive organic farming method requires the creation and management of a closed system. Farmers must be minimally dependent on imported materials, meeting all needs with the living dynamics of the farm itself. This self-contained farm is the ultimate model of sustainability and environmental preservation.
Biodynamic methods develop the vineyard’s greatest potential. Healthier soil produces outstanding quality grapes and their resulting wines capture the true essence of the winery’s terroir, creating a “taste of place,” and a delightful glass of wine.
biokult is Austrian authenticity
Biokult produces outstanding single varietals and unique blends from classic Austrian grape varietals including: Grüner Veltliner, Blauer Zweigelt and Pinot Noir. All wines are vegan-friendly, using no animal byproducts in production. The wines are also Non-GMO Project Verified.