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1

What is the Pannonian Plain?

A former seabed stretching from eastern Austria through Hungary and beyond, characterized by Loess soils and a continental climate.

2

What are the 8 subzones of Niederösterreich?


Kremstal
Kamptal
Traisental
Wagram
Weinveirtel
Carnuntum
ThermenregionWachau

3

Which grapes are permitted to carry the Erste Lage designation?

Riesling
Grüner Veltliner

4

Where is Roter Veltliner mostly produced?

Wagram

5

What is the previous name of Wagram, and when did it change?

Donauland (2007)

6

Where is the Klosterneuberg institute located?

Eastern Wagram

7

Weinviertel: Geology and Climate

Very, very large region, encompassing a number of different microclimates. Loess throughout
West: dry, Molasse, sand, gravel, clay silt
Central: hard limestone, calcareous sandstone, marl
East: limestone, unconsolidated calcareous rock

8

Wagram: Geology

Loess over marine deposits and river gravels

9

Reichersdorf: Erste lagen and varieties

Alte Setzen: Grüner

10

Getzersdorf: Erste lagen and varieties

Berg: Grüner, Riesling

11

Inzersdorf-Getzersdorf: Erste lagen and varieties

Rothenbart: Riesling
Zwirch: Grüner

12

Where is Markus Huber located? What are his key vineyards?

Reichersdorf (Traisental)
Reichersdorfer Alte Setzen
Getzersdorfer Berg

13

Where is Ludwig Neumayer located? What are his key vineyards?

Inzersdorf (Traisental)
Inzersdorfer Rothenbart
Inzersdorfer Zwirch

14

Erste Lagen-holding vineyards of the Traisental

Reichersdorf, Getzersdorf, Inserzdorf

15

Traisental: Climatological influences

Warm wind from the Pannonian Plain
Cool wind from the Alps
Large diurnal shift

16

Traisental: Geology

Narrow terraces of gravelly, calcareous soils

17

Where is Stadt Krems located?
What is unusual about its ownership? What are its key vineyards?


Krems; the winery is owned by the city (founded originally in 1452 to provide for the hospital).
Kremser Grillenparz
Kremser Wachtberg

18

Where is Nigl located? What are his key vineyards?

Senftenberg (Kremstal).
Senftenberger Hochäcker
Senftenberger Pelligen
Senftenberger Piri
Rehberger Goldberg (not Erste Lage)

19

Where is Stein? What are its most famous vineyards?

Kremstal, across the river from Mautern (Wachau).
Steiner Pfaffenberg (bottled by Knoll)
Steiner Kögl
Steiner Gaisberg

20

Kremstal: Climatological influences

Cool, humid northern breezes from the Waldviertal
Warm, dry, eastern winds from the Pannonian Plain
The Danube and smaller Krems tributary

21

Kremstal: Soils

In the west (Stein, Krems, Senftenberg), similar to the Wachau with weathered bedrock soils.
East of the Krems river, deeper loess terraces produce a more opulent style of wine.

22

Langenlois: Erste Lagen and Varieties

Dechant: Grüner
Käferberg: Grüner
Kittmannsberg: Grüner
Loiserberg: Riesling, Grüner
Schenkenbichl: Grüner
Seeberg: Riesling
Spiegel: Grüner
Steinhaus: Riesling, Grüner
Steinmassl: Riesling
Thal: Grüner

23

Zöbing: Erste Lagen and Varieties

Gaisberg: Riesling
Kogelberg: Grüner, Riesling
Heiligenstein: Riesling

24

Kammern: Erste Lagen and Varieties

Gaisberg (shared): Riesling
Grub: Grüner
Lamm: Grüner
Renner: Grüner

25

Strauss im Strassertal: Erste Lagen and Varieties

Gaisberg (shared): Riesling, Grüner
Ofenberg: Grüner
Wechselberg Spiegel: Riesling

26

Engabrunner: Erste Lagen and Varieties

Stein: Grüner

27

Which 3 villages share Gaisberg?

Zöbing, Kammern, Strauss im Strassertal

28

Erste Lagen-holding villages of the Kamptal

Langenlois
Zöbing
Kammern
Strauss im Strassertal
Engabrunner

29

Where is Schloss Gobelsburg? What are its most important vineyards?

Gobelsburg
Zöbinger Heiligenstein
Kammerner Gaisberg
Kammerner Renner
Kammerner Lamm

30

Where is Bründlmayer? What are his most famous vineyards?

Langenlois (Kamptal)
Langenloiser Steinmassel
Zöbinger Heiligenstein