If you like wine, you will love the wine tours and tastings offered by the Styrian winemakers. Sample your way through wines like Morillon, Welschriesling or Traminer and enjoy local snacks and fascinating facts about winemaking.
Following a pre-determined order, different wines are tasted from floral to elegant as well as fruity to tart. You will quickly get to know and understand the winegrower's technical terms, also called wine language. A consistent ritual is followed during the tasting process. For example, the Welschriesling suddenly unfolds a fresh pineapple-citrus aroma in the nose and presents its fruity-young charm. An extraordinary olfactory experience is guaranteed.
Wine tastings in the Green Heart of Austria are a special experience. The winemakers take time to guide participants through the winery or vineyards and offer exclusive insights into the world of wine. Due to the small structure of the wineries and family-run vineyards, you still get to know the winemaker or cellar master personally and dive deep into the secrets of Styrian wine.
The tasting itself follows a pre-determined order. Different wines from flowery to edgy as well as fruity to tart are tasted. The tasters quickly learn and understand the winegrower's technical terms, also called "wine language".
A consistent ritual is followed during the tasting process. For example, the Welschriesling suddenly unfolds a fresh pineapple-citrus aroma on the nose and presents its fruity-young charm. Wine connoisseurs take the opportunity to philosophise with the winemakers about the aromas and further expand their knowledge of the noble drops.
As an accompaniment, numerous vintners serve matching Brettljausen with Styrian delicacies such as homemade spreads and sausage and cheese specialities from the region. An extraordinary olfactory experience is guaranteed.
In addition to wine, other culinary specialities from Styria are of course also tasted, such as cheese, noble brandies or beer.
Along the Styrian wine routes, you can find splendid landscapes, plenty of culinary treats and top-class, natural wines.
Styrian winegrowers create unforgettable wine experiences – but that's not all. The architecture of certain wineries unites the past and the present and blends in with the fertile and charming surroundings. Alongside the quaint classic winegrowers' cottages, one increasingly finds new and bold wine architecture in which the traditional art of winegrowing is presented in a contemporary way.
To enjoy the top-class wines at home, many of the region’s vineyards and wine stores offer a wide selection of products for sale.
Good to know: Of course, you can also buy many of their wines online.