13. Mar. 2020

The new wine cellar at the Burg Hotel am Arlberg

A deluxe spot with the best wines from all over the world.

The 4-star Burg Hotel in Oberlech has been THE number one destination for wine lovers from all over the world for decades. No wonder, considering that Gerhard Lucian, the owner of the establishment, passed his passion for good wine on to his son and junior chef Christian Lucian.

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Categories: Burg News, Innovations

Tags: Employees, Wine, Awards

5. Mar. 2018

Interview with sommeliers Claudia Fath and Hermann Lankmaier

"It's a pity that you cannot caress the wines."

Well, that's what Kurt Tucholsky thought, anyway. But when you see how lovingly sommeliers Claudia Fath and Hermann Lankmaier handle the treasures in the excellent wine cellar of the BURG, then you would probably be inclined to agree with the poet. We asked the two to tell us a little about their job in general, and their secret wine preferences in particular.

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Categories: Burg News

Tags: Wine

11. Jan. 2017

New menu in the Lechtaler Stube. Interview with head chef Heinrich Röder.


What can be better after a day in the snow than pampering the body and soul with a good meal? In our Lechtaler Stube, our guests enjoy cuisine at gourmet standard. Our chefs have now developed the menu in the Lechtaler Stube further, and our head chef Heinrich Röderer – left at the above picture – explains where he and his three sous-chefs pay particular attention.

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21. Nov. 2016

Wine & Dine tasting and delicious food

Austria meets South Africa and Argentina

During the ‘Arlberg Vineyard’ gourmet fair, the Burg Hotel will be welcoming top winegrowers Constantia Glen (South Africa) and Bodega Norton (Argentina) to the Burg Hotel on 5 December 2016.

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Categories: Events

Tags: Wine

4. Aug. 2016

Victory for Wachau at the Young Winegrowers’ Gathering

The Lucian family invited guests to the Burg Hotel in Oberlech for the Young Winegrowers’ Gathering for the seventh time this year. This time, the focus was on the use of wood in the pressing of the grapes.

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Categories: Burg News

Tags: Summer, sommelier, Wine

8. Feb. 2016

The greats of the wine world – in the Burg wine cellar

The Burg Hotel is home to over 50.000 bottles of the very best wines from all over the world, stored in the stylish vaulted walls of the wine cellar. We accompany Christian Lucian through his wine cellar and are very impressed by our encounter with some of the world’s greatest wines.

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Categories: Miscellaneous

Tags: sommelier, Wine

11. Dec. 2015


– introduction to a ‘Super Tuscan’

They have been writing wine history for more than 600 years – we are proud to present wines from the Italian wine company Antinori – at the Arlberg-Vineyard Gourmet Festival that takes place at Sportpark in Lech from 6 to 9 December, where our star chef Heinrich Röder will also be conjuring up a range of culinary highlights.

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Categories: Burg News

Tags: sommelier, Wine

4. Apr. 2014

Claudia Fath

BURG sommelier Claudia Fath

From the "Maxlhaid" to the BURG Hotel

Claudia has learned her trade as cook / waitress at "Maxlhaid" a typical pub in Oberösterreich. Her apprenticeship took four years. Two years of which she was trained in the kitchen and two years in service. "I wanted to learn every single detail that was part of my job but my favourite by far was patisserie," admits this charming and down-to-earth woman who was born in Oberösterreich.

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