Weinviertel Wine

Responsible for 33% of Austria's vineyard area, the Weinviertel is one of Austria's most recognized regions as it became the country's first classfied DAC in 2003 based upon the 2002 vintage. The Weinviertel is most famously known for its Gruener Veltliner wines. Although the designated style of wine - pale yellow to pale green-yellow in color with peppery-spice and delicate fruit flavor integration has long since been the norm, this legal classification drew attention to Austria's indigenous grape thus putting the Weinviertel on the map. Other important grapes within the region are Zweigelt, Blauer Portugieser and Welshriesling. The Weinviertel is divided into three areas: western Weinviertel, northern Weinviertel and south eastern Weinviertel. Western Weinviertel is known for the city of Retz which features a historic labyrinth of underground wine cellars. This portion of the Weinviertel is known for both its reds and its white wines. The north eastern section of the Weinviertel is important for Read more »

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  • Grüner Veltliner

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

  • Zweigelt

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

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Pinot Noir

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

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Martinshof

    “Innovation, stubbornness and a little bit of madness” - So self describes himself Michael Martin...

  • Weingut Diem

    In the Year of the Austrian revolution of 1848 the Diem family moved from Grossnonndorf to the ne...

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  • Ebner Ebenauer Gruner Veltliner 2008


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    Wine review by Nick U

  • Gruner Hofer 10 2008


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    Wine review by levertis

  • Pfeiffer Sekt Weinviertel Dac 2007


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    Wine review by vosymuc

  • Austrian Winemakers & Artisanal Cheese Tasting Tuesday June 2nd from 7 to ... Hauser of Weingut Hauser (Weinviertel) Poysecco smile Wolfgang Krinninger of Weingut Zahel (Vienna) Riesling Auf der Mauer Stefan Hajszan of Weinbau Hajszan (Vienna) Grüner Veltliner Nussberg Michael Martin of Weingut Martinshof (Weinviertel) Pinot Noir Galge... Read More

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  • Martinshof Veltliner Friends (DAC) 2008


    Nose of green vegetables and limes. Another very oily Austrian wine. Finishes on a nice nuttiness with some gooseberries. Read More

    Wine review by Philip

  • Martinshof Friends Brut (CH,PN) 2007


    A white wine, but with a much meatier, richer, nose than expected - strawberries on the nose. Very soft, with firm acids, however, there's some sugar to soften it. Finishes on soft red fruits and delicate yeast. Read More

    Wine review by Philip

  • Martinshof "Muss" NV


    Toxic, green grappa with eucalyptus and extreme medicinal flavors Read More

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  • Martinshof "Klapper" Pn Barrique Aged NV


    Nice aromatics - licorice on the finish. Read More

    Wine review by Philip

  • April 2009 New York, NY The Austrian Wines - darcy and huber selections - are ... ... 2008.As a consequence, Weinviertel DAC 2007 (Grüner Veltliner) and Zweigelt 2006 - which are the most typical grape varieties of the Weinviertel, Austria - were bottled exclusively for the LifeBall on May 17, 2008 and again for the upcoming May 16, 2009 Lif... Read More

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  • Weingut Taubenschuss Grüner Veltliner Classic 2005


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    Wine review by srw

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