This is an often unjustly neglected region which is also one of the northernmost ones. The colder climate is suitable for white wines. These wines are higher acidity, are not drab, but are fruity and spicy. Fresh white wines such as those from Palava are of excellent quality. The Pinot Noir in good years also have remarkable results.
Trpělka & Oulehla
This famous winery was founded in 1991 in Nove Branice. Thanks to the specific position of Kounice (lying on the sand and gravel) the winery produces interesting red wines such as Lemberger, Zweigelt or Pinot Noir, and excellent white wines like Grüner Veltliner and Sauvignon. They also produce an excellent dry Palava.
Lemberger rosé 2013, Moravian provincial wine
The popularity of Austrian wines worldwide is growing by the year. The most important wine regions are located in the eastern part of the country around Vienna, on the banks of the Danube and by the Hungarian border. The most important varieties are Grüner Veltliner, Riesling and Zweigelt. Mineral white wines have exceptional quality at lower yields. The best red wines are from the area of Burgenland.
The area is situated on the shores of Lake Neusiedler and is famous for its red and naturally sweet wines. It is one of the warmest regions from Austria and is more varied than other areas in Austria. They not only have an excellent Zweigelt, but also a Lemberger or even Merlot. The most important centers are Gols and Rüst and for sweet wines, Ilmitz.
This family winery is located in the village of Oggau located on the west bank of Neusiedlersee . Eduard Tscheppe puts emphasis on delicate work in the vineyard both to the vines and to the soil. The result brings out a full, extractive wine that meets the strictest criteria of Demeter. Natural, yet pure wine with a potential for archiving.
Winifred rosé 2012
This unique wine region is famous for its varieties of Grüner Veltliner and Riesling (also Chardonnay, Pinot white, or Sauvignon). There are terraced vineyards on the north bank of the Danube with bedrock built on granite and gneiss. The high temperature differences between day and night and the influence of the Danube and specific microclimate is the reason for these excellent wines. There are lighter, fresh wines in categories of Steinfeder and Federspiel and there are heavier wines in the category of Smaragdare which have a higher alcohol content and are full-bodied and have a potential for long archiving in bottle.
This smaller family business is run by father and son Pichler, whose cellar is located in the heart of the Wachau, in the village of Wösendorf. The produce fresh Federspiel - Grüner Veltliner and Riesling varieties, as well as heavy, dense wines in the category Smaragd. They also produce Veltliner and Riesling and less typical varieties for this region such as Chardonnay or Weissburgunder.
Zweigeltrebe rosé federspiel 2012