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Poysdorf

Well-known town in the northeast of the Lower Austrian winegrowing area Weinviertel, only about 15 kilometers from the Czech border. The city is located on the southern slope of the Falkensteiner Hill country. It is located on the so-called "Brünner Straße", an old trade route from Wien to Brno. This is also the name derives from Brünnerstrassler for the typical more acidic wine. Already mentioned in 1194 as "Poistorf", the documentary naming as viticulture community first took place in 1334. The coat of arms of the city is located at the plague column in the center. It shows two winegrowers carrying a huge bunch of grapes on a pole. Towards the end of the Thirty Years' War in 1645, the Poysdorfers were able to save the city from plundering and pillaging through 1,000 buckets of wine (56 liters each) and a feast. In the autumn of 1814 Tsar Alexander I (1777-1825) traveled from Russia and King Friedrich-Wilhelm III. from Prussia (1770-1840) to the Congress of Vienna and made in Poysdorf station. The Resche Veltliner found the taste of the highest personalities and so it turned out that Poysdorf wines were exported from this date to Russia.

Poysdorf - cellar lane and statue grape carrier

The vineyards in the approximately two dozen counties to Poysdorf communities comprise about 1,400 hectares of vineyards. Many winemakers deliver their grapes or wines to the local ones wine cooperative or big producers. The most important white wines are Green Valtellina. Riesling. Frühroter Veltliner and Sylvaner, the most important red wines Zweigelt and Blue Portuguese, A good part of the mostly acidic white wines is used for the Austrian sparkling wine production, for example by the companies Kattus and Schlumberger, The most famous vineyards include Blauer Grund, Bürsting, Freibergen, Fuchsenberg, Hermann haggling, Kirchbergen, Lausenpelz, Neudharthen, Saurüssel, Steinbergen and White Mountains. Well-known wineries are Hirtl Martin. Schuckert Rainer. Pigeon Shot Helmut. Walek Gerhard and Weinrieder, Connected to the Poysdorfer Stadtmuseum is a viticulture open-air museum. There is also a wine panorama path. In Poysdorf there is one of the examining stations for the issue of the State test number,

Poysdorf - vineyards

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Picture above left: By Karl Gruber - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link
Picture below: © ÖWM Weinkomitee Weinviertel Haiden Baumann

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