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With around 350 hectares of vineyards, the largest wine-growing community in the Styria in the wine region südsteiermark, It consists of the cadastral communities of Eckberg, Gamlitz (from Slav. Gomilnitz = hill), Grubtal, Kranach, Labitschberg, Sernau and Steinbach. Of 390 farms, 230 are involved in viticulture; the coat of arms shows a bunch of grapes on a leaf. In 1995 Gamlitz was awarded the title "Most Beautiful Flower Village in Europe". After the state exhibition in 1990, the “Museum of Styrian Wine Culture” was set up in Gamlitz Castle, which was first mentioned in the 12th century. Here you will find comprehensive information about wine and wine culture and a historical overview of Styrian viticulture.

Gamlitz - View of Gamlitz from the Scherkogl

As soil type clay, clay and marl predominate, some with sand layers. Well-known vineyards are Eckberg, Kranachberg (with over 100 individual layers), Pfarrweingarten and Sernauberg, It is mainly the white wine varieties Sauvignon Blanc. Morillon. Riesling and Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) grown. Well-known wineries with areas are Brolli-Arkadenhof. Elsnegg Engelbert. Gross Alois. Lackner-Tinnacher. Melcher Gamlitz Castle. MUSTER.gamlitz. Pongratz Markus. Sabathi Hannes. Sattlerhof. Schilhan Wilfried. Schnabl Matthias. Skoff Peter. Skoff Walter. Söll Maria & Johannes. Strauss Karl & Gustav and Terra Gomeliz,

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