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wine region

General term for larger vineyards. In the different countries, this is governed by wine law varies and read there. See also under vineyards,

Austria - generic and specific winegrowing area

Generic winegrowing area is the in Austria wine-law-defined designation for the nine federal states with viticulture of different extent. The four largest in the river are Burgenland. Lower Austria. Styria and Wien, which are divided into smaller units (except Wien ). These are referred to as specific vineyards. These are z. B. Lake Neusiedl in Burgenland, Wachau in Lower Austria and südsteiermark in Styria. Wien is both a generic and a specific wine-growing region.

Austria - generic winegrowing areas

Under the designation of origin of the generic winegrowing area quality wines, below that of the specific winegrowing area DAC wines be marketed. The hierarchy of the wine-growing region is the wine region, There are three of these, that is Bergland (Carinthia, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Tyrol, Vorarlberg), Steirerland (Styria) and wine country (Burgenland, Lower Austria, Wien ). Under the denomination of origin of the winegrowing region may Vins be marketed. The lowest quality level Wine without geographical indication (earlier table wine ) may only under the origin "Austria", "Austrian wine" or similar, and (if grapes come from several countries) "wine from several countries of the European Union "Be marketed.

Austria - specific winegrowing areas

Germany - growing area

In Germany that corresponds growing region analogous to the wine region in Austria. The altogether 13 habitation areas are described in detail in their own keywords.

Germany - growing areas

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