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Vienna

Grinzing, Neustift, Stammersdorf (April till October)

Wine tour through Vienna

In a typical heuriger at above regions "Heuriger" is the word the Viennese use both for the wine from the last grape harvest and for the establishments at which it is served.

 

The Viennese exhortation "Gemma zum Heurig'n!" (Let's go to a Heuriger) is an invitation to an afternoon or evening of relaxation and pleasure oiled by Heuriger music and good wine. Though the wine-growing districts are withing the city limits, most have retained their original village character.

 

In each of the places you will discover idyllic side roads and ways. "Ausg'steckt" means that the Heuriger is open. This expression comes from the pine that hangs above the entrance to a Heuriger to signify that it is open. For there is a law that a wine grower can only serve wine (and it must be his own) for a maximum of 300 days a year.

 

Experience a unique trip through the historic vineyards if Vienna's most famous wine growing area: GrinzingPicked up by a multi-lingual driver guide and / or licenced guide you will enjoy a ride over the hills surrounding Vienna.

 

Have a wonderful view over Vienna and the vineyards. Get on board of the "Heurigenexpress" a small train that drives you through the vineyards. Afterwards dinner at the Heuriger with music and 2 glasses of wine. The guests are going to meet the owner of the vineyard and wil have a wine tasting.