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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  • Who knew Peter Bagge based Buddy Bradley on our own GregT?Okay, I loved that ... another time over a glass of Gruner Veltliner (I know, I just wound him up again). I do want to point out a little math about the low-ETOH arguments of folks like Asimov et al.  Assume for a moment that over a long meal, plus apps before and dessert after, an aver... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth! Suggestions...


  • GREGT said it all. PN's start at $30 from Oregon and under $10, they are a ... Same issue for whites; try a Gruner Veltliner or even a Vio Verde,Bon Appet Read More

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  • Hello fellow wine lovers! I am new to the snooth community, but am finding this platform to be a great place to research wines, as well as read helpful reviews. As an avid wine drinker, I am always interested in hearing other people's wine reviews, and I was wondering if some would help me with my search.  This year, my wife and I are hosting th... Read More

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  • Box wine, depending on who you ask, is either the future of wine or the ugly ... is a kitchen sink blend of Gruner Veltliner, Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Malvasia Bianca, Sauvignon Blanc,  and more -- which is a sure conversation starter in and of itself. Retailing for around $17 and clocking in at 13.5% alcohol, don't let the whimsical packagin... Read More

    From the article Don't Belittle the Box Wine!


  • Josef Bauer Grüner Veltliner Wagram 2008

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    Classic crisp white Read More

    Wine review by akiye


  •  2011 Prager Stockkultur Achleiten Gruner Veltliner Smaragd. This stuff was redicuous on release two years ago. Checking in on it with some Sushi and a friend. Just popped the cork and checking out a glass  Still ridiculous, salty minerals, bold yet taut fruit, enough acid to knock several teeth out. I'm loving it.  Read More

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  • Galen Glen Vineyard and Winery Gruner Veltliner Blanc NV

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    Deliciously light, fresh and grassy with crisp white grapefruit undertones. Made from our "young vines", its easy to pair with a wide array of foods. Read More

    Wine review by Dilbretta


  • Gruner Veltliner is the only wine I've found that can decently pair with asparagus and artichoke.  Not nirvana or anything, but tolerable. Read More

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  • My previous challenges were for geographical locales and entire cuisines of difficulty. This time it's for difficult food items. What wines, if any, match these? Matches to specific recipes are welcome! 1)  Green, white or any other color2)  California's official veggie3)  Belgium's??4) Mold as a good thing5) Moctezuma's favorite food (and aphro... Read More

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  • Summer is the time of grilling, but it's also the time lot's of our ... ... with grilled dishes, and Gruner Veltliner with just about anythingMake sure to check out our Wine of the Week and Cocktail of the Week Read More

    From the article 10 Grilled Fish Recipes


  • 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 http://bit.ly/aTBH4M DecanterWineAward 2010

    Comment by 632764PeterHandzus 632764 PeterHandzus


  • 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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  • So where's the Video???

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