|In Austria, there are 40 grape varieties – 26 white and 14 red, and in Vienna there are about 700 hectares of vineyards and 145 wineries (read more here).|
|Café Central Frühstück 22,00€|
|Spit-roasted pork, Mayer am Nussberg.|
My favourite Austrian wine is made of Grüner Veltliner grapes. It is affordable and pairs well with cheese, veggies, cold meat starters, chicken, seafood and fish. The going rate for a GV bottle during Wine Hiking Days was 20 euros, but one can buy the same wine brands from a local supermarkets with less than 10 euros.
|Two GV bottles for 8.99€. What a bargain!|
|I and Anne visiting a Blauer Zweigelt grape plantation.|
The history of Viennese wine traditions stretches back over three millennia, according to an interesting article, which discusses the evolution of vitis vinifera plantations around the City of Vienna. The next Vienna Wine Hiking Day is expected to take place in autumn 2023. Meanwhile, here is a video compilation from the breakfast at the Demel Cafe.