Austria

"Due to more favourable climatic conditions most winegrowing regions are located in the eastern part of the country. You will however find winegrowing to a smaller extent all over the rest of Austria as well.

The federal states of Niederösterreich (28,145 ha), Burgenland (13,100 ha) and Steiermark (4,633 ha) are defined as distinct wine regions, there are also 17  other wine regions, including Wien (637 ha) and the area Bergland with five winegrowing regions (Kärnten, Oberösterreich, Salzburg, Tirol, Vorarlberg)....

Austria offers excellent sites for growing internationally known varieties such as Riesling, Weissburgunder, Chardonnay, Muskateller, Traminer, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. But even more important is the precious portfolio of domestic grape varieties, with Grüner Veltliner at the top of the list. This white variety alone accounts for almost one third of Austria’s plantings. In addition to Grüner Veltliner, other white varieties such as Neuburger, Rotgipfler, Ziefandler and Roter Veltliner – as well as the red varieties Zweigelt, Blaufränkisch, Sankt Laurent and Blauer Wildbacher – are highly respected and, in fact, treasured once again." - Austrian Wine

 

Map adapted from: Austrian Wine

  • Muhr-Van Der Niepoort Prellenkirchen 2016

    Muhr-Van Der Niepoort Prellenkirchen 2016

    Region: Austria

    "Although the name is taken from the village of Prellenkirschen, in fact all of the grapes for the white are sourced from the Spitzerberg, or a continuation of it. A blend of 90% Gruner Veltliner (35 year old vines) and 10% Riesling (planted in 1950),...

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  • Riedel Vinum Bordeaux Twin Pack

    Riedel Vinum Bordeaux Twin Pack

    Region: Austria

    Perfect for young, full-bodied (more than 12 percent alcohol), complex red wines that are high in tannin. This glass smoothes out the rough edges, emphasizing the fruit, allowing wines to achieve a balance that would normally take years of ageing to...

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  • Riedel Vinum Prestige Cuvee Twin Pack

    Riedel Vinum Prestige Cuvee Twin Pack

    Region: Austria

    The magic of this glass is its ability to highlight the full spectrum of aromas and flavors offered by fine champagnes and sparkling wines while preserving their elegant effervescence. Bubbles pose a challenge. How do you keep the sparkle in sparkling...

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  • Riedel Vinum XL Shiraz Buy 3 Get 4!

    Riedel Vinum XL Shiraz Buy 3 Get 4!

    Region: Austria

    THIS RIEDEL GIFT PACK CONTAINS FOUR GLASSES (PRICED AT THREE) AND MAKES AN IMPRESSIVE GIFT FOR THE BIG, BOLD RED WINE LOVER!                                   ...

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  • Stift Goettwieg Gruner Veltliner 2019

    Stift Goettwieg Gruner Veltliner 2019

    Region: Austria

    THIS GRUNER VELTLINER IS LOVELY, LIGHT AND VERY DRINKABLE, A TYPICAL AUSTRIAN GRUNER OF ITS "MESSWEIN" TIER.   "Stift Göttweig has been engaged in wine-growing in the Kremstal region since the 11th century. The Göttweiger Messwein,...

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  • Zalto 'Mystique' Decanter

    Zalto 'Mystique' Decanter

    Region: Austria

    AN IMPRESSIVE ZALTO DECANTER DESIGNED WITH FULL-BODIED, YOUTHFUL RED WINES IN MIND!                                               ...

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  • Zalto Burgundy Glass Twin Pack

    Zalto Burgundy Glass Twin Pack

    Region: Austria

    WHAT BETTER WAY TO ENJOY YOUR FAVOURITE CHARDONNAY AND PINOT NOIR? THESE FINE, HAND-BLOWN GLASSES WILL UNDOUBTABLY ENHANCE FINE WINE.                                 ...

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  • Riedel Vinum Shiraz Twin Pack

    Riedel Vinum Shiraz Twin Pack

    Region: Austria

    This shape was developed between 1993 and 1995 following tastings in the major Syrah growing regions, when most influential winemakers contributed their views on how the message of their wines should be put across. The wines made from the Australian...

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