The winegrowers' association in Wien (Austria) was founded in early 2006. The Vienna Wineries are members Christ Rainer. Cobenzl. Edlmoser Michael. Fuhrgassl-Huber. Mayer at Pfarrplatz and Wieninger The main goal is to set new quality standards for Viennese wine and to make its unique character internationally apparent. Particular attention is paid to the traditional Viennese, among others Mixed sentence, which has to be vinified according to strict rules of a specially created association. The association successfully campaigned for a state law that came into effect in 2015, which mandates the management of Viennese vineyards to protect against real estate speculation.
The association set itself the goal of establishing a location classification according to international standards for the Wien wine region Terroir-thoughts equivalent. In a first step, only the locations of WienWein members were classified in 2016. Of a total of 145 Viennese Rieden or locations were defined 12, which were rated by their soil properties and the microclimate, as well as the special quality of the wines grown there First position to earn. These are on Nußberg Gollin (Collin), Langteufel, Prussia, Rosengartl and Ulm (Olm), in Grinzing Schenkenberg, Seidenhaus and Steinberg, on Bisamberg Falkenberg and Wiesthalen, as well as sky and sentences on the Maurerberg.
They cover a total of over 18 hectares of vineyards. The white wine varieties are on the surfaces Green Valtellina. Riesling and Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and mixed set cultivated. From the 2018 vintage, these locations will be on label cited. According to the vision of the WienWein winegrowers, the long-term project of location classification provides for five levels: regional wine, local wine, Riedenwein, first location and large location. No "large locations" have yet been defined. Every winegrower in Vienna is free to join the project. In 2018 the Traditional wineries Austria around Viennese locations. The defined 12 layers now also correspond to the layer classification "first layer" of this association.