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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  • Melusine Grüner Veltliner Lyra 2003

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    Honey, oak, stewed fruit, petrol, dried apricot and herbal. Soft on palate. Interesting. First aged Gruner I've had. Read More

    Wine review by anchca


  • Weingut Martinshof 'Zum Martin Sepp' Grüner Veltliner 2013

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    Really like the nose on this wine. Melon, mikan, fresh cut grass, pear, cream soda and a hint of lychee. The palate, on the other hand, is less interesting but still nice if simple. Would be great on a warm summer day. Read More

    Wine review by anchca


  • Nikolaihof Gruner Veltliner Hefeabzug 2013

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    Mineral, spice, citrus with a bit of earth and a savory note that's interesting. Read More

    Wine review by anchca


  • Anton Bauer Gruner Veltliner Qualitätswein Trocken Donauland Rosenberg 2013

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    No written review

    Wine review by CageyT


  • In a country known for its white wines, one New Zealand college is trying to ... ... tempranillo, Austrian gruner veltliner, a new clone of Chardonnay, a Madeira grape called Verdelho, Muscat a Petits Grains, lagrein from Northern Italy and a St. Laurent planted in 2012 to replace some vigorous growing syrah/shiraz from Australia. “The one th... Read More

    From the article Kiwi University Seeing First Fruits of Vine Experiment


  • 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

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


  • 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

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


  • 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


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