The traditional wine blessing of the Chamber of Agriculture of Lower Austria took place on November 21, 2022. This year, a wine from WINZER KREMS was blessed by the "Wachaupfarrer" Clemens Reischl. Lower Austria's Provincial Councillor for Economic Affairs and Tourism, Jochen Danninger, acted as wine sponsor and named the 2022 Grüner Veltliner "Confidence". Lower Austria´s Deputy Governor Stephan Pernkopf was impressed by the young wine, as well as "Wine Queen" Sophie I, Austria's winegrowing president Johannes Schmuckenschlager, Provincial Councillor Ludwig Schleritzko and the president of the Lower Austrian Winegrowers' Association, Reinhard Zöchmann. The Military Music of Lower Austria provided the musical accompaniment.