Grüner Veltliner

Grüner Veltliner (spelled Gruener when the umlaut is not present and also known as Weissgipfler, Manhardsrebe Grüner Muskateller) is the most widely planted grape in Austria, making up for 1/3 of the country's wine production. Although the exact origins of the grape are unknown, records of its existence date as far back as Roman times. One parent is known to be Traminer, the other remains unknown. Gruener Veltiner is indigenous to Austria, though it is now being grown throughout the world including New Zealand and Oregon. Although Gruener Veltliner is grown throughout the country, it is predominantly known from the Wachau, Kamptal, Kremstal, Weinvertel and Wagram regions. Gruener Veltliner is extremely susceptible to its terroir taking on the soil and climate characteristics of each region dramatically. For example, Gruener from the Kamptal is often recognized as a more mineral style whilst Gruener from the Wachau is much more serious and acidic. Typically, Gruener Veltliner is recognized as Read more »

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Based in North Carolina, I'm a wine instructor at The Chef's Academy and owner of The Clever Vine, a wine consulting and education service. I hold the WSET Diploma and have a strong background in French wine, with a special interest in the Loire Valley.

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  • Diwald Grossriedenthaler Loss Zweigelt Wagram 2015


    Dark purple color with tart burnt aromas of spice and mixed berry, cranberry and fresh violet flowers. Zesty and bold with high acidity on the palate, a bit of medicine, concentrated cherry and cranberry fruit with a tingling, herbal finish. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial

  • Stefan Pratsch Gruner Veltliner Niederosterreich Austria 2016


    Medium light mineral notes of crisp lemon zest and wet slate. More minerality and sharp acidity on the palate, refreshing and quite tart with grapefruit and lemon notes and a finish smoldering with the aftershock of acidity. Read More

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  • This is probably another waste of space on my part, but here goes just to keep ... and this Domaine Wachau 2016 Gruner Veltline Read More

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  • Meinklang Burgland White 2014


    Screw top, nice citrus with a hint of sweetness on the finish, great price point Read More

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  • Szigeti Gruner Veltliner Brut Oesterreicher Sekt Burgenland


    Light citrus aromas. Good balance of melon and lemon notes on the palate with fresh acidity, a bit of a waxy note and a finish of lemon pith. Read More

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  • This arrived, today, from Last Bottle's August MarathonTenuta Buon Tempo ... PNHiller Wine & Queen Gruner VeltlinerStark Barbera Damiano VineyardChehalem Three Vineyard RieslingMost of the whites will be going to the catsitter--and with much appreciation.Most of the reds will be everyday drinkers.Expecting Apsara tomorro Read More

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  • According to the Wine Institute, in 2015, over 28 million liters of wine were ... ... America's benchmark Gruner Veltliner -- at Galen Glen Winery.Lenn ThompsonThe Cork Report Santa Clara Valley, CaliforniaTime, terroir and skill will tell, but the Santa Clara Valley AVA feels poised to make its move.  With historical vineyards from the 1850’... Read More

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  • Had a little going away party for a friend that is moving to Jefferson City, ... Vinho Verde and the same for Gruner Veltliner.  Good - but cheap is fine for me.  This was good.Then we did this with food - lottsa Italian food:Left to right - the Tilia Bonarda 2015 was aromatic to the extreme and drank smoothly - dark berry fruits, chocolate, e... Read More

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  • The future of New Zealand wine is strong – both through local sales and, ... American Cabernet, Austrian Gruner Veltliner, Argentinian Malbec are a few from a list that is at least one hundred strong, and New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir can be included in this collection. There’s no question that New Zealand produces fine wines. An ... Read More

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  • Great time with my "Somm Ladies" tasting a good variety of ... Weingut Frank - Gruner Veltliner• The Hatch, B.Yanco '14 - Pinot Blanc/Gewurztraminer• Conte Valdemar '15 - Rioja Rosé• Château d'Aqueria '14 - Tavel Rosé• Domaine Queylus '13 - Pinot Noir• Reif Estates '14 - Pinot Noir• Domaine Queylus '12 - Merlot/Cabinet Franc• Casal Garcia Duoro... Read More

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  • They are now producing wonderful ones in the Finger Lakes region of upstate NY! Particularly the Dr. Konstantin Frank winery. I did a blind tasting of Gruners from Austria vs. the Finger Lakes ones, and the 2009 Dr. Frank was guessed to be from Austria by the wine savvy attendees!

    Comment by 725824lake lover 725824 lake lover

  • Gruner Veltliner 2009 Mavin Winery DecanterWineAward 2010

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  • GV is great for sitting around the pool or on the porch in the summer. We get it in litre bottles at a wine shop here in Everett, Wa. (Oestereicher gent works there) Also, another by-the-litre-Austrian (red) is Zweigelt - grown mostly in Canadian Okanogan area, but starting to be noticed by WA growers. Have a test planting of 50 vines in to s...

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