Wineries Retzer Land is a quality association of top winemakers in the western Weinviertel
, It originated from the former Collegium Vini Cultorum. The club has a core of 30 members who have committed themselves to a high quality of wine and these in the wine growing region Retzer Land also constantly increase. To guarantee the quality of the wines, the wineries Retzer Land undergo a regular strict selection. Internal tastings, tastings with recognized wine experts and international awards are used to explore the best wineries. These wineries present the region with their wines on many occasions. The aim is to establish the wineries Retzer Land as a quality brand and to position it at the top of the Austrian winemakers.
For the labeling of the quality wines own designations were created with strict award criteria. The yield must not exceed 60 hl / hl, the acid must be at least 7 g / l and the must weight must be at least 18 ° KMW (in the fairy hood 15 to 17 ° KMW). All wines must be completely dry with a maximum of 1.5 g / l of residual sugar. The white wines are sorted from the typical varieties Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Welschriesling, Pinot Blanc or Chardonnay, the red wines from the varieties Blue Portugal and Zweigelt pressed. The wines must come from selected vineyards. The three white wines are fairy-hood
(after one Celtic
Place of worship named from stone, max. 11% vol alcohol content), primal crystal
) and silver thistle
(according to the native in this area plant). The red wine is called Feuervogel
and is a blend of the red grape varieties.