Austrian Sekt is a sparkling wine produced in Austria using the traditional method, also known as the Champagne method. The wine is made from different grape varieties, including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Grüner Veltliner.
Austrian Sekt is classified according to its level of sweetness, ranging from Brut Nature (the driest) to Demi-Sec (semi-sweet). The wine is also categorized according to its grape variety and origin, similar to how champagne is classified.
Austrian sparkling wine is often drunk as an aperitif and pairs well with a range of dishes, including fish, seafood and light bites.