Mittelburgenland Wine

Mittelburgenland is one of the most important DAC regions for red wines best know for the racy character it imparts on its Blaufränkisch and other red wines. Wines made from Blaufränkisch, however, are the only wines that may be classified in this region and this grape is also the most widely produced.

Despite the dense forest conditions in the area, it is greatly affected by the nearby Neusiedlersee. The region is ideal for red-wine viticulture as it is largely protected from the north, south and west - only the warm winds from the Panonnian Plain are able to enter from the north. Most of the soil consists of deep, heavy and dense loam that account for water retention which are of great assistance to the vines in periods in drought.

Despite the regions focus on Blaufränkisch, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Zweigelt can also be found in the region and account for highly acclaimed international blends. Increasingly, however, Blaufränkisch is being released a single-variety wine Read more »

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  • Zweigelt

    History of the grape:  Zweigelt was created in 1922 by Fritz Zweigelt at the Institute of Viticulture and Pomology in...

  • Blaufränkisch

    This variety is really beginning to come into its own. Austrians have only recently realized what great potential red...

  • St. Laurent

    St. Laurent: is a grape that is full of prounounced dark fruits such as black berries, sour cherries and prune compli...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Grüner Veltliner

    Grüner Veltliner (spelled Gruener when the umlaut is not present and also known as Weissgipfler, Manhardsrebe Grüner...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Tibor Szemes

    Since 1985, the winery Tibor Szemes [Semesch] strongly with the renowned Austrian cooperative, Un...

  • Weingut Werner Duschanek

    fine wine and nice tavern selling homegrown wine guter Wein und netter Heuriger

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