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Zagersdorf

Austrian wine-growing community close Eisenstadt in the Burgenland DAC area Leithaberg, Like the entire Burgenland, it belonged until the year 1920/21 Hungary (Hungarian name Zárány, Croatian name Córstof). Here were after the Second World War in a Celtic burial mounds from the Hallstatt period about 700 v. Chr. Grape seeds of the species Vitis vinifera discovered. At that time, the Celts Viticulture in this area. Thus, the place next to the community counts Stillfried in the Weinviertel to the oldest viticulture communities of Central Europe. The age-old tradition of viticulture is also stylized in the municipal coat of arms grapes Taken into account. There is a bilingual wine trail (German and Croatian) on a length of 3.5 kilometers with 35 stations along the vineyards. The vineyards cover about 100 hectares of vineyards on sandy clay soil with gravel and loess clay. They are over 90% with red wines like Zweigelt. Blaufränkisch and St. Laurent planted. Well-known wineries are Pretterebner Rolf and Shoemaker Rosi,

Zagersdorf - parish church of St. John the Baptist and coat of arms

Parish Church: Von Steindy - Own Work, CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link
Coat of Arms: From Unknown, Public Domain, Link

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