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Weingut Turk Kremser Sandgrube Gruner Veltliner, Kremstal, Austria

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Grape Variety: Gruner Veltliner

Gruner Veltliner – the signature grape of Austria – is by far the nation's most widely planted wine grape. As Austria battles its way back onto the international wine market as a key wine-producing nation, crisp, subtly spicy Gruner Veltliner has been its flagship wine.

The variety's name might be hard to pronounce for the uninitiated, but Austria's incisive marketeers have turned this to their advantage, dubbing the variety "Gru-Ve", or even "Groovy". Gruner means "green" and neatly reflects not only the variety's yellowish-green berries, but also the freshness and green-pepper character which typifies Gruner Veltliner wines. Veltliner – a suffix shared by several European grape varieties (notably pink-skinned Roter Veltliner) – is a reference ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Kremstal wine region

    Kremstal is a wine-producing region surrounding the town of Krems in Niederosterreich, Austria. The region is sandwiched between Wachau and Kamptal, and shares climatic and topographical characteristics with each. Rich, peppery Gruner Veltliner and aromatic Riesling are the main wines produced here. 

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  • Niederosterreich [Lower Austria] wine region

    Niederosterreich, or Lower Austria, is a wine-producing region in the north-east of Austria that borders Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Responsible for roughly half of Austria’s total wine output, it is the country’s largest wine region, both geographically and in terms of production. A variety of different grape varieties are gro ... more


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