Austrian Wine

Austria is located in the heart of Europe and is known for incredibly dry whites of exceptional quality. Lesser known to the United States are Austria’s red wines which range from classic fruity reds to powerful Reserves. In past years, Austrian wines have been lumped in with their neighbors Germany and Alsace, but recently the Austrian Wine industry has taken America by storm, gaining headway with its most popular grape: Grüner Veltliner a.k.a. GruV, an acidic white grape characteristically described by white pepper, green apple and citrus. Twenty-five years ago, Austria is said to have been a different wine country. In 2008, the country exported more than ever before and is expected to increase steadily for a number of years to come. Austria’s wines are produced in the Weinland Österreich in the far Eastern corner of the country surrounding Vienna and is divided into sixteen key winemaking regions. Each region varies in climate from hot to cool and is made up of a combination Read more »

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Wine Marketing Professional for Austria, Chile, and Pernod Ricard, millenial wino,WSET Diploma student, freelance wine writer, permanent Greek wine supporter. My favorite wine regions are generally those that are the lesser-known, come find out why!

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Varietals Produced in Austria View all

  • Grüner Veltliner

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

  • Sauvignon Blanc

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

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Blaufränkisch

    Blaufränkisch is the most important Austrian red variety to many Austrian vintners despite the fact it is not the mos...

  • Zweigelt

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

Subregions of Austria

  • Burgenland

    Burgenland is a major wine-producing region located in Austria’s southeast. It is Austria’s war...

  • Niederösterreich

    The Niederösterreich region of Austria (meaning lower Austria) is the country's largest wine-grow...

  • Styria

    Styria, otherwise known as Steiermark, is the southern-most wine producing region in Austria. Unl...

  • Vienna

    Vienna (Wien) is both the capital of and a very important winemaking region within Austria. Altho...

  • Wien

    Wien, otherwise know as Vienna, is living proof wine can come from what is considered to be "a bi...

  • Donauland

  • Südsteiermark

Popular Wineries in Austria View all

  • Lachini Vineyards

    Ron & Marianne Lachini began with a dream to start a small, family-owned estate vineyard focused ...

  • Renner Winery

    In 1995, Doctors Ian and Elena Renner decided to finally plant the vineyard of their dreams, plan...

  • Domäne Freie Weingärtner Wachau

    Domäne Wachau is one of Austria’s most established, yet most innovative wineries. The new team th...

  • Esterhazy Wein

    Producer of White Wine, Red Wine, Sweet wine, Sparkling, Spirits and Delicatesses

  • Moric

    Roland Velich's Moric winery has revolutionized the world of Blaufrankisch wines. A niche wine m...

  • Zantho

    The wines from ZANTHO are made in cooperation of Umathum winery and Wolfgang Peck from Winzerkell...

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  • Bienenfresser Gottlesbrunner Zweigelt Reserve Weingut Familie Pitnauer 2012


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    Wine review by martins2002

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  • Hiller Simone I Gruner Veltiner 2017


    Something of a strange wine. Lovely, fruity nose. On the tip of the tongue peach, apricot, green apple, which I get, a lot, in Gruners. Also, however, some spritziness. Under the rear palate I get minerality, and, on the finish, I get woodiness. Not a horrible wine, but it is weird, Read More

    Wine review by EMark

  • Incompreso Niederosterreich Austria Gruner Vetliner 2017


    An interesting variety, pleasantly sweet, yet overridden with a stretch of dry. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor

  • Wieninger Wiener Riesling Wiener Wein 2016


    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002

  • Laurenz V. Gruner Veltliner Laurenz Und Sophie Singing 2016


    Pale yellow color. Somewhat fruity and flowery nose. Very refreshing wine. Quite light-bodied. Nice tart fruit--some citrus, some stone fruit, some table grape. For less than $12, this is a nice one to have a lot of around.. Read More

    Wine review by EMark

  • Weingut-Glatzer Glatzer Barnuntum Gruner Veltliner 2015


    Binny's 12/2018. Read More

    Wine review by raindance

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