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The largest vineyard community after the vineyard Austria is the center of the Lower Austrian winegrowing area Kamptal and is located about 10 kilometers northeast of Krems, These include the municipalities Gobelsburg, Haindorf, Oberreith, Schiltern, See, Unterreith and Zöbing. Langenlois was first documented in 1082 as "Liubisa" (the lovely). Around the year 1100, 40 citizens received special rights and in 1519 Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519) awarded the town the coat of arms. Langenloiser wines have been famous for many centuries. They were sent to the court panel of Emperor Charles VI. (1685-1740) and at the birth of his daughter Maria Theresa (1717-1780) proffers (which, incidentally, also in the Austria visits of US President Ronald Reagan and by Pope John Paul II) took place. Charles VI. also confirmed the special rights of the "Forties", an association of Langenloiser farmers and winegrowers still active today dedicated to the promotion of viticulture and culture. In 1990, the Ursin House was opened, a marketing and information center on wine, tourism and culture plus wine shop with tasting room.

Langenlois - View from Heiligenstein on Langenlois

On about 2,000 hectares of vineyards are cultivated to 80% white wine varieties, these are above all Green Valtellina (over a third), Riesling. Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and Riesling, The three most common reds are Zweigelt. Blaufränkisch and Blue Portuguese, As a rarity, the rare grape variety Queen Elisabeth cultured. A viticultural landmark of the Kamptales is the famous vineyard Heiligenstein at Zöbing, which was already mentioned in 1280 as "Hellenstein". Other well-known vineyards are Dechant. Fahnberg. hazel. Käferberg, Kogelberg, Ladner, Latvians, Loiserberg, Sauberg, Schenkenbichl, Sonnwendberg, mirror, Stone house, Steinmassl, Tagler, Panzaun. Vogelsang and Wechselberg, In the year 2003 the wine experience world became in Langenlois Loisium opened, in which many information about wine can be experienced. Well-known producers are Auer Leopold. Bründlmayer Willi. Ehn Ludwig. Grillmaier. Grump Wolfgang. Hiedler Ludwig. Jurtschitsch. Leithner Thomas. Loimer Fred. Nastl Günter. Rabl Rudolf. Sax Rudolf. Steininger Karl and Summerer,

Image: © ÖWM - Kamptal Committee

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