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

Langenlois - View of the Langenlois from Heiligenstein

80% white wine varieties are cultivated on around 2,000 hectares of vineyards, above all Green Valtellina (over a third), Riesling. Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and Riesling, The three most common types of red wine are Zweigelt. Blaufränkisch and Blue Portuguese, The rare grape variety is a rarity Queen Elisabeth cultured. The famous vineyard is a wine-growing symbol of the Kamp Valley Heiligenstein near Zöbing, which was mentioned as "Hellenstein" in 1280. 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 2003, the wine experience world was held in Langenlois Loisium opened, where a lot of information about wine can be experienced. Well-known producers are Auer Leopold. Bründlmayer Willi. Youre Ludwig. Grillmaier. Resentment 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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