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GLATZER Zweigelt Rubin Carnuntum

GLATZER Zweigelt Rubin Carnuntum

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ARGENTINA

The wine culture in Argentina go back in the early 16th Century. European settlers from Italy, Spain and Switzerland placed in the second half of the 19th Century foundation of today's Argentine wine industry.

Meanwhile, Argentina is the fifth largest wine producing nation in the world. Nevertheless, Argentinian wines on export markets are far less known than from the neighbor Chile. Flagship is the Bordeaux -variety Malbec

Vineyard area: 230 000 ha
Wine production / year: 15 million hectoliters


 

 

AUSTRALIA

The wine industry in Australia began in the 19th Century. Vines were imported from Europe, so there are no native grapes. Beginning of the 20th Century were in Australia, due to high demand of wines produced in the Port and sherry styles, especially sweet and fortified wines. In the 50 years, the wine industry in Australia has re-oriented. Today, Australia is one of the most innovative and advanced wine-growing countries in the world.

The latest high-tech achievements of cellaring (imported from Europe) were further developed in order to get a high level of concentration and fruitiness of the grapes.The fruity and accessible, but less complex style became the hallmark of Australian wines.
From Australia comes a range of quality and internationally excellent wineries, such as Lindemans or Penfolds.

Vineyard area: 165 000 ha
Wine production / year: 10 million hectoliters

 

AUSTRIA

Small is beautiful – that is what best describes Austrian wine, when put into international perspective.
A special feature is the diversity of Austrian wines, from sparkling, light to powerful, monumental white wines, from charming, fruity to full-bodied, long-lived red wines and, not least with sweet wine full of finesse and inner tension, the controversy among the best in the world. There are 22 white and 13 red grape varieties for the production of quality wines and predicate are allowed. The most important grape variety in Austria is the indigenous variety
Grüner Veltliner.

The wine-growing areas are divided into three wine-growing regions in the Weinbauland Österreich (Lower Austria, Burgenland and Vienna), the Steirerland (Styria), and the Bergland Österreich (Upper Austria, Salzburg, Carinthia, Tyrol and Vorarlberg) and these are divided into 18 wine-growing regions Wachau , Kremstal (DAC), Kamptal (DAC), Traisental (DAC), Wagram, Weinviertel (DAC), Carnuntum, Thermenregion, Neusiedlersee (DAC), Neusiedlersee-Hügelland, Mittelburgenland (DAC), Südburgenland (DAC), Vienna, south-east Styria, Southern Styria, Styria West.

Since 2003, Austria has also area-specific quality wines, the DAC wines (Districtus Austria Controllatus). DAC wine is a quality wine from a specified region. Wine district DAC (Grüner Veltliner), Kamp (DAC Grüner Veltliner / Riesling), Krems Valley DAC (Grüner Veltliner / Riesling), Traisental DAC (Riesling / Riesling), Lake Neusiedl DAC (Zweigelt), Leithaberg DAC (Pinot Blanc / Chardonnay / Riesling / Neuburg / Lemberger), Central Burgenland DAC (Blaufränkisch), Eisenberg DAC (Blaufränkisch).

Vineyard area: 50 000 hectares
Wine production / year: 2.5 million hl

CHILE

The wine culture in Chile has a long tradition. The unique climatic conditions of the country during the day and warm summer night temperatures of less than 10 degrees sometimes provide ideal growing conditions for powerful complex wines. Already in the middle of the 16th Century planted the first vines in Chile. The first vines were coming from Spain Albilho, Moscatel, Pais (Negra Peruana) and Torontel.

The modern Chilean viticulture began as the mid-19th Century French winemakers migrated and their varieties, such as Cabernet Sauvignon, brought. Start of export boom was in 1981, when the Spanish company Miguel Torres startet with a huge estate near Curico.

 

It was followed by numerous foreign investors, including Rothschild, Trintaudon Larose, Grand Marnier, Robert Mondavi and the Christian Brothers. A typical Chilean is the old Bordeaux grape Carmenere.

Vineyard area: 190 000ha
Wine production / year: 8.2 million hl

CROATIA

Croatia is divided into three main regions: in the north, continental and Mediterranean Croatia. It is further divided into twelve sub-regions, which are further divided into regions. Typical wines from Istria and Dalmatia: Plavac Mali, Malvasia Istria, Zlahtine, Grasevina and great, independent interpretations of international varieties such as Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon or Pinot Noir.

Vineyards: 60,000 hectares
Wine production / year: around 2.1 million hectoliters

 

FRANCE

Both qualitatively and quantitatively, France is one of the leading wine regions of the world. International standards are based today on France, especially the Bordeaux wine, Burgundy and Champagne.


In international recognition are French varietals such as Chardonnay, Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon leader. France is also in spite of lower production numbers continue to Italy's second largest wine producer in the world.

 

The proportion of red and rose wines is about 73%, the proportion of whites 27%. 2/3 the amount produced is consumed domestically.
France's share of world production is (decreasing trend) in about 20% of value, is due to the high price levels at about 25%.

Vineyard area: 870 000 ha
Wine production / year: 48 million hectoliters

 

GERMANY

About total 140 grape varieties grown in Germany, of which about 100 are used for white wine and 35 for red wine vinification. Of the varieties grown have only about a 30 market significance.


International, Germany is still a classic white wine country (Riesling, Müller-Thurgau) since the mid-1980s, however, steadily the demand is increasing for German red wines (Pinot Noir). This has led to a doubling of their vineyards to reach approximately 35 percent of the total vineyard area.

 

Vineyard area: 100 000 ha
Wine production / year: 10 million hectoliters

 

GREECE

Greece is probably the first great wine country history. Most likely led Phoenician sailors vines to Greece. The historic wines of Greece were known for their sweetness, which were obtained by the production method employed today for Commandaria or straw wine. Today, the retsina, a spiced with the resin of pine white wine is synonymous with Greek wine. There are however a variety of other types of wine produced.

 

In the north of the country, the fullnessly, tasty rich reds dominate, while more fruity white wines are produced on the islands.

60% of the grapes produced are used for wine production, 10% is for the table grape cultivation and 30% serve as a base product for the production of raisins.

Vineyard area: 123 000 ha
Wine production / year: 4 million hectoliters

 

HUNGARY

About 800 BC the Celts cultivated near Sopron the first grapes. Just 100 years ago Hungary was regarded as biggest Southeast European wine country. After 1989 through privatization of the vineyards, foreign capital, modern farming methods and the latest winemaking techniques in a new era.
Decisively connected with the history of Hungary's wine of Tokaj. Made from the Furmint grape - this was in the 13th Century by Italians brought to Hungary - the famous sweet wine is still grown and exported.
But also red wines are more and more a worthy alternative to the high wines from Bordeaux and Burgundy. The Sopron located at the Austrian border (Sopron) is a small wine region where the grapes particularly Kékfrankos (Blaufränkis
ch)

Vineyard area: 130 000 ha
Wine production / year: 4.3 million hectoliters

 

 

ITALY

Italy plays an important role in the history of viticulture. Starting point for wine growing on the Italian peninsula can be found in the Greek colonies in southern Italy today. Today, Italy is one of the most important wine producers in the world. Despite dramatic changes due to the vine disease phylloxera and mildew are still about 1,000 registered varieties. 400 varieties are allowed in the rules of the DOC.

The most important grapes in Italy are Barbera, Malvasia, Montepulciano, Nebbiolo, Sangiovese and Trebbiano. In addition, almost all known international varietals such as Chardonnay, Merlot etc.are grown.

The wines are divided into the following quality levels:
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Vino da Tavola (table wine)
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IGT (Geographical Indication Tipica), comparable to the French Vin de Pays
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DOCG is the highest level of quality. There are over 200 wines with appellation of origin such as Chianti or Soave.

Superiore is usually available for a wine that has a higher alcohol content than the standard DOC wines. In addition, there are the names as vino nobile di ...... (E.g. Montepulciano> Location, not grape)

Vineyard area: 840 000 ha
Wine production / year: 60 million hectoliters

JAPAN
MOROCCO

Morocco has beside South Africa an excellent reputation, especially in red wines. However, it took a while until the Moroccans find the right varieties for the climatic and soil conditions.
There about 25 grape varieties thrive in Morocco. Especially the varieties
Carignan, Cinsault, Grenache, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Muscat are best suited for the conditions in Morocco. Vines growing on clay soil and provide for strong, spicy wines.

Vineyards: 20 000 ha
Wine production / year: 3 million hectoliters

NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand is one of the youngest wine-growing countries in the world. It was not until the early 19th Century, the first platn test were started here and it was not until the 1960s, to a quantitatively and qualitatively significant wine-growing has emerged.
In the North Island are the major crops. The best results are obtained in the regions of Auckland, Waikatu, Hawke's Bay and Gisborne. The main focus in white wine is
Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon for red wines. End of the 70s get the first export success of Sauvignon blanc - wines from the Marlborough region.

Vineyard area: 24 000 ha
Wine production / year: 1.3 million hl

 

PORTUGAL

Portugal is one of the most aspiring wine-growing countries in the world. The wine industry in Portugal goes back to the 13th Century. The wine industry in Portugal is characterized by contradictions. While in the interior still prevail heavy, tannic red wines and port wine come from the cool climate of the North Atlantic light wines like Vinho Verde. Today there are five wine-growing areas in Portugal with over 40 quality wine-growing regions, including 26 with DOC status.

Portugal has a large number of independent varieties. The most important white grape varieties are inter alia Alvarinho, Arinto, or Encruzado, Fernao. The most important Red: Aragonze, Baga, Bastardo, Negra Mole, Periquita or Touriga.

Vineyard area: 250 000 ha
Wine production / year: 10 million hectoliters

 

SOUTH AFRICA

The wine industry in South Africa is relatively young. Jan van Riebeeck, a Dutch physician, planted 1655 - around 350 years ago - the first vines in the Cape Governor Simon van der Stel, who founded not only the town of Stellenbosch, but also the legendary vineyard Constantia, brought dynamic development in the South African viticulture. The heyday during the colonial rule of England in early to mid-19th Century there were major setbacks in the wine.

 

After the end of apartheid in 1994 and the associated opening of world markets achieved a renaissance for South African wines. Thanks to improved wine knowledge, quality-oriented plantings and a new generation of enthusiastic winemakers South Africa can now maintain its position on the world market again.
The most popular export varieties are
Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon

Vineyard area: 110 000 ha
Wine production / year: 8 million hectoliters

 

SPAIN

Spain is the world's largest wine producer. Almost 5,000 bodegas (wineries) and bottling plants produce from more than 250 varieties of wines in various styles and qualities.
Although Spain is more commonly known as red wine country, 50% of the area is planted with white varieties.

The quality system for Spanish wines:
- Vino de Mesa
, a simple table wine
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Vino de la Tierra (Vdit), wine country, corresponds to a French vin de pays
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D.O. (Denomination of origin); controlled designation of origin. Rioja, Priorat, Ribera del Duero may bear
the designation DOCa (denomination of origin)
Within the production areas there are following quality levels:
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Cosecha, wines that have not spent the necessary maturity in oak barrels and/or bottle
- Vino joven, wine without wood barrel aging
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Semi Crianza Crianza or Crianza Corta, 'unofficial name for wines that have been stored for some
months in oak barrels, but not long enough to be defined as 'Crianza'.
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Crianza wine barrel storage with at least 1 year and 12 to 18 months in bottle. In Navarre, Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Penedes 12 months of barrel aging are required.
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Reserva, red wine with at least 1 year in barrel aging and 2 years of bottle aging. White wine at the minimum 6 months barrel and 1.5 years of aging in bottle.
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Gran Reserve, wine with at least 2 years barrel aging and 3 years in bottle. White wine with at least 6 months in barel and 3.5 years of aging in bottle.

Vineyard area: 1.2 million ha
Wine production / year: 35 million hectoliters


 

 

UNITED STATES OF AMERIKA

The United States has achieved a leading position on the international wine market in a relatively short time. In the 1970s, began a veritable wine boom. The wines produced from internationally renowned red and white grape varieties are world leaders. Viticulture in the U.S. Took and take place mainly in California.

Wines from the Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley, from Santa Cruz and Mendocino occupy top places in international competitions.

Vineyard area: 405 000 ha
Viticulture Production / year: 20 million hectoliters

 

 


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