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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 areas in Austria. The first "spa guests" in today's city of Baden with its ancient, medicinal springs were the Romans, who were under emperors Probus (232-282) planted Italian vines (a Probus alley recalls this). Baden viniculture was first mentioned in 1113 when the Klosterneuburg came into the possession of five vineyards by donation. 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 fell ill during the second siege in Vienna in 1683, he traveled to Baden and recovered very quickly through the healing springs. He is also said to be against Islamic alcohol ban have violated.

Today, about a hundred winegrowers on 280 hectares of vineyards on the steep slopes of the Römerberg and Hardterberg vineyards. A region-specific brand is the "Badener Lumpentürl", a white wine made from Neuburger. The name comes from the time when the city was still surrounded by city walls. A small, always open door was inserted into the wall to enable the late twitchers (the dissolute "rags") to return despite the city gates that closed when it was dark. Baden is one of the examination centers for the issuance of the State test number,

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