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Hofkellerei Foundation Prince Liechtenstein

The estate is located in the municipality Wilfersdorf in the north of the Lower Austrian wine region Weinviertel, The aristocratic family of the Liechtenstein family was founded by Henry I in the 13th century. His sons entered the service of Rudolf of Habsburg (1218-1291). The family subsequently acquired large vineyards. One of the descendants was Gundaker, who owned the goods Wilfersdorf, Mistelbach, Poysdorf and Ringelsdorf received. Schloss Wilfersdorf has been in the uninterrupted possession of the Liechtenstein family since 1436 and since then has been involved in viticulture. Even then, advanced viticulture methods were introduced. For example, in 1636 a cellar order was issued, in which, among other things, the "Zuberaithung von Schweib wine" was precisely regulated. The domain of the Prince of Liechtenstein in Wilfersdorf includes the Hofkellerei Stiftung Fürst Liechtenstein and the Wilfersdorf Castle, as well as in Vaduz the Hofkellerei with the Vinothek and the Torkel specialty restaurant. The vineyards of the Vaduz domain are among the best in the Rhine Valley. The four-hectare Herawingert has been owned by the princely family since 1712 and is the most important vineyard in the Principality Liechtenstein,

The vineyards in Wilfersdorf-Lower Austria comprise nearly 40 hectares of vineyards with the main records Karlsberg and Johannesberg in the community Mr. Baumgarten, They are 60% of the white varieties Grüner Veltliner (about one-third), Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Müller-Thurgau, Muscat, Muscat Ottonel and Traminer, and 40% with the red varieties Zweigelt (about a third) and Merlot planted , The extensive product range includes three wine lines: Schloss Wilfersdorf (varietal wines), Clos Domaine (late vintage varieties) and Karlsberg selection (barrique, cuvées and editions). Among the premium wines are the red wine Cuvée Principatus selection Karlsberg (Zweigelt, Merlot), Anberola Merlot selection Karlsberg and Profundo Zweigelt selection Karlsberg. There are also bottle and tank fermented sect and the sparkling wine Liesecco produced. Old wines are marketed back to the year 1969. Every year around 200,000 bottles of wine are produced. The winery is a member of Premium wineries Weinviertel,

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