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With about 350 hectares of vineyards, the largest wine-growing community of Styria in the winegrowing area südsteiermark, It consists of the Katastral communities Eckberg, Gamlitz (from slaw Gomilnitz = hill), Grubtal, Kranach, Labitschberg, Sernau and Steinbach. Of the 390 farms, 230 are engaged in viticulture; The municipal coat of arms shows a bunch of grapes on a leaf. In 1995, Gamlitz was awarded the title of "Most Beautiful Flower Village in Europe". After the National Exhibition in 1990, the Gamlitz Castle, which was first mentioned in the 12th century, established the "Museum of Styrian Wine Culture". Here you can get comprehensive information about wine and wine culture and a historical overview of Styrian viticulture.

Gamlitz - View of Gamlitz vom Scherkogl

When soil type prevail clay, loam and marl with partly sand pads. 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 area shares are Brolli-Arkadenhof. Elsnegg Engelbert. Big Alois. Lackner-Tinnacher. Melch castle Gamlitz. MUSTER.gamlitz. Pongratz Markus. Sabathi Hannes. Sattlerhof. Schilhan Wilfried. Schnabl Matthias. Skoff Peter. Skoff Walter. Soll Maria & Johannes. Strauss Karl & Gustav and Terra Gomeliz,

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