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Baden (Austria)

Well-known wine-growing community in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region Thermenregion on the edge of the Pannonian lowlands in one of the sunniest zones in Austria. The first "spa guests" in today's city of Baden with its ancient, medicinal sources were the Romans, who were here under emperors Probus (232-282) planted Italian vines (a Probusgasse reminds us of this). The first mention of the Baden wine in 1113, when the Stift Klosterneuburg By donation came into the possession of five vineyards. The oldest right to Buschenschank (see also under Leitgeben ) dates from 1459. One of the "most prominent visitors" was Kara Mustapha (~ 1630-1683). When the Turkish commander-in-chief became ill during the second siege of Vienna in 1683, he traveled to Baden and recovered very quickly through the healing springs. He is allegedly also against the Islamic alcohol ban have violated.

Today, about a hundred winemakers operate on 280 hectares of vineyards on the steep slopes of the Römerberg and the Hardterbergs viticulture. A region-specific brand is the "Baden Lumpentürl", a white wine made from Neuburger. The name comes from the time when the city was still surrounded by city walls. In order to allow the late collectors (the vile "rags") to return, despite the city gates closed at nightfall, a small, always open door was inserted in the wall. In Baden there is one of the examination bodies for the issue of the State test number,

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