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Stifterl

Special in Austria Resulting name (also known as "Stiftl") for a small-format wine bottle, which is usually used in train restaurants or in airplanes. The name derives from the Austrian winery Stift Klosterneuburg and is a verniedlichende form of the "pin" (Kirchendom). In the 1950s, the Austrian airline AUA approached the winery with the order to fill a red wine for First Class in small bottles with then 0.375 l volume. The first marketed wine was the one pictured on the right St. Laurent, The wine or the bottle with imprinted coat of arms caused a great sensation. Among the passengers and the AUA staff, the affectionately understood name "Stifterl" soon prevailed. For practical reasons, such bottles because of the limited space, especially in aircraft Screw caps used. In the meantime, however, this bottle shape or designation is also customary with the smaller bottle contents of 0.20 liter and 0.25 liter. See also below bottles and wine vessels,

Stifterl - Bottles with Zweigelt, Grüner Veltliner and St. Laurent

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