Stift Klosterneuburg mit Weingarten


Wolfgang Hamm
Winery Director

Wolfgang Hamm grew up with wine in the Weinviertel region of Lower Austria. During his economic studies in Vienna and the USA, he worked at various wineries in Austria and France and wrote his doctorial thesis on a wine marketing subject. Hamm first gained practical experience in international marketing in the food industry before taking responsibility for the management of the Stift Klosterneuburg Winery. If Wolfgang is not sharing his enthusiasm for the wines of the Stift, you will likely find him at a wine conference o r seminar where he is a highly demanded speaker and lecturer.

Günther Gottfried
Technical Director

The native Burgenlander, Günther Gottfried gathered experience at the two well-known cellars of sparkling wine Szigeti and Schlumberger after the successful completion of the Federal Secondary College and the federal Office for Wine and Fruit Growing in Klosterneuburg. Followed by advisory activities for viticulture at the chamber of agriculture as well as a ten year tenure as production manager at Winzerkeller Andau. Since 2014 is Günther Gottfried head of the winemaking team at the Stift Klosterneuburg wine estate.

Johannes Steurer
Vineyard Manager
Tel: +43 676 4479 027

Johannes grew up among the vines as the son of a vintner in the Carnuntum wine-growing region. After graduating from the Vocational High School for Viticulture and Pomology, Johannes gained valuable experience at his family’s wine estate as well as at other renowned wine producers. Johannes also enjoys the outdoors in his free time. His dog Cora, fishing and hunting are his favourite hobbies.

Markus Schodl
Pomiculture Manager

Markus Schodl tends our orchards with dedication. He studied viticulture and oenology at the highly reputed college in Geisenheim, Germany. Markus gained extensive experience at wine producers in Australia, Italy, Germany and the Wachau before taking responsibility for the management of the vineyards and orchards of the Stift Klosterneuburg. As of mid-2012, he now concentrates on his passion for our orchards and manages a winery in the northern Weinviertel as a side job.

Heinz Hausgnost
Sales Director Austria, Germany and Switzerland
Tel: +43 2243 411-525

Heinz Hausgnost was employed in sales at Schlossweingut Graf Hardegg in Weinviertel before joining Weingut Stift Klosterneuburg in 1997 where he also worked as managing assistant and in sales.  In 2003 the Weinviertel native took over responsibility as sales director for West Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

Barbara Grill
Wine Shop Manager
Tel: +43 2243 411-548

Born in Gmunden, Barbara Grill went to the tourist college in Bad Ischl and gained over 20 years’ experience in various areas of gastronomy, event management and cultural activities. Her education at the “Weinakademie” in Rust brought her to the Klosterneuburg Monastery Wine Estate in September 2012 were she is responsible for sales, wine presentations and events. Since January 2015 Barbara Grill assumed the management of the wine shop.