Specially used name in Austria (also Ried) for a location or Single Location, It derives from the Old High German riod (riuti = clearing), one by knocking out of the forest and clear Place made arable for viticulture. According to the Austrian wine law, a vineyard is a part of a municipality that is represented by natural or artificial borders or as a result of the viticultural use as an independent part of the area and was either previously referred to as vineyard or due to the location and soil conditions, the production of similar and equivalent wines expected.
Many Austrian Riedamen have a long tradition, some are old Flurnamen, The names, however, seem to be in Austria in contrast to Germany (not yet) so often on the labels on. In this regard, there is a trend reversal. The following associations or their winegrowers strive for the classification of vineyards or vineyards in Austria:
In 2016, under a new wine law also decided some changes regarding the vineyard. The date on the label possible indication of vineyards has been deleted. Rieden are now obligatory under the prefix of the word "Ried" (Riede or Lage are not allowed) to mark, in order to origin thoughts take greater account. Rieden are to be indicated in connection with the name of the municipality (community part), in which the Riede lies, except this municipality name results already from the bottler statement, If a vine is specified, at least 85% of the wine must come from there.
All "schingeographical information" or "pseudo-indications of origin" such as "Am Hügel", "Sonnenberg" or "Im Tal" are forbidden, if this is not based on the name of a reed, because this is an inadmissible impression of indication of origin. The most important vineyards of the Austrian wine regions are listed there. Among the most common names count Altenberg. Goldberg and mirror, As in Germany there are the several vineyards or layers summarizing next larger Weinbauflächen unit Great location,
A complete list of all classification systems for areas / wines is available at Grand Cru, The valid wine quality classes within the EU are under quality system described. A list of all area-relevant keywords can be found under the keyword vineyards,