Description to Thermenregion

One of the eight specific ones wine regions in the Austrian state or generic wine-growing region Lower Austria, It was created in 1985 by merging the formerly independent wine-growing areas Gumpoldskirchen and Bad Voeslau educated. The thermal baths already known in antiquity gave the area its name, but it is popularly known as the "southern railway", after the railway line built here in the middle of the 19th century. The oldest winery in Austria, the Freut Thallern near Gumpoldskirchen was in 1141 by the Cistercians of the Heiligenkreuz Abbey. The right to pour wine has been a tradition in the region since the 13th century Leitgeben (Give to people).

Thermenregion - Gumpoldskirchen with vineyards

There were rich wine yields in the 14th and 15th centuries. In the 16th and 17th centuries, the area was heavily affected by the Turkish siege. The sick, Turkish commander in chief Kara Mustapha (~ 1630-1683) recovered in 1683 to bathe very quickly. The viticulture suffered severe losses because the Turks destroyed many vineyards for religious reasons. In 1760 the Pinot Noir (Pinot Noir) was introduced in this area by the Teutonic Order and began throughout the entire region Burgenland spread. The area is part of the Vienna Basin and is one of the warmest wine-growing areas in Austria. Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1847-1929), the creator of "Jedermann", described it as an "immense garden".

Thermal region - map with vineyards

The thermal region consists of barren and stony, but also heavy, loamy soils. The climate is characterized by dry, hot summers and cold winters. The area extends from the southern outskirts of Wien along a chain of hills to the south of the spa town of Baden. A beautiful wine route touches all important winegrowing communities. The most important are to bathe, Bad Vöslau, Brunn am Gebirge, Enzesfeld, Gumpoldskirchen, Guntramsdorf, Hirtenberg, Leobersdorf, Maria Enzersdorf, Mödling, Perchtoldsdorf, Pfaffstätten, Sooß, Tattendorf, Teesdorf, Traiskirchen and Tribuswinkel. Known vineyards are Brindlbach. Doctnerin. Eichkogel. Goldeck Hedgehogs cruisers Mandelhöhe Parish garden mirror, Pools and To weigh, A local specialty is the indigenous variety Zierfandler (Late red) with the Rotgipfler to the white wine cuvée Spätrot-Rotgipfler is blended. A number of wine tourism activities take place under the name "Zierfandler World".


In 2015, the vineyards covered a total of 2,182 hectares of vineyards. There was no change compared to 2009 with 2,196 hectares. The proportion of red wine varieties is 45.3% and the proportion of white wine varieties 54.7%. The range of grape varieties in the thermal region differs from the other vineyards. The two red wine varieties Zweigelt and Blauer Portugieser dominate, followed by the white wine variety Neuburger.

Grape variety - Austrian
main name
officially permitted in Austria
colour hectare
% -Ant
Zweigelt Blauer Zweigelt, Rotburger red 286 13.1 277
Blue Portuguese - red 210 9.6 267
Neuburger - White 195 8.9 222
Green Valtellina Weißgipfler White 179 8.2 165
St. Laurent - red 147 6.7 148
White Burgundy Pinot Blanc, Klevner White 124 5.7 140
Rotgipfler - White 114 5.2 101
Blue burgundy Pinot Noir, Blue Pinot Noir red 110 5.0 110
- White 92 4.2 85
White Riesling Riesling, Rheinriesling White 87 4.0 92
ChardonnayMorillon - not used in Lower Austria White 74 3.4 61
Zierfandler Spätrot White 72 3.3 79
Cabernet Sauvignon - red 57 2.6 61
Blauburger - red 56 2.5 61
Merlot - red 55 2.5 44
Müller-Thurgau rivaner White 42 1.9 45
According to sentence white - White 40 1.8 46
Sauvignon Blanc Muskat-Sylvaner White 36 1.6 24
muscatel Yellow M., Red M. / Muscat Blanc White 27 1.2 14
- red 26 1.2 25
Frühroter Veltliner malmsey White 24 1.1 26.5
TraminerGewurztraminer, Red T., Yellow T. White 22 1.0 26
Muscat Ottonel - White 20 0.9 20.5
Gray burgundy Pinot gris, Ruländer White 17 0.8 13
According to sentence red - red 17 0.8 2.3
Roesler - red 12 0.6 10
Sylvaner Green Sylvaner White 7.8 0.4 6.5
Syrah Shiraz red 7.8 0.4 5
Goldburger - White 6.1 0.3 7.5
Bouvier - White 4.0 0.2 3.6
Red Veltliner - White 3.6 0.2 3
Cabernet Franc - red 3.3 0.2 3.8
Scheurebe Seedling 88 White 2.6 0.1 1.9
Rathay - red 2.0 0.1 2.7
Jubiläumsrebe - White 0.8 - 1.6
Blue Wildbacher - red 0.3 - 0.3
Furmint - White 0.1 - -
and. white varieties - White 8.4 0.4 7.2
and. red varieties - red 1.0 - 0.5
WHITE VARIETIES 1194 54.7 1188
RED VARIETIES 988 45.3 1008
TOTAL 2182 100 2196

DAC system

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Well-known producers are in the thermal region Alphart Karl. Auer Leopold and Helga. Aumann Leopold. Bayer Heribert. Biegler Othmar. Dopler Günther. Dungel Reinhard. Fischer Christian. Gisperg Johann. Grabner-Schierer. Hartl Heinrich. Hartl Toni. Heggenberger. Johanneshof Reinisch. Pitcher Gustav. Landauer Gisperg. Loimer Fred. Nigl Georg. Pferschy-Seper. Piriwe. Pretterebner Rolf. Reinisch Alfred. Schaflerhof. Schellmann. Schlumberger. Tailor Georg. Swordsman 47er. Schup Gregor. Swordsman Johann. Late red Gebeshuber. Stadlmann Johann. Klosterneuburg. Heiligenkreuz Stiftsweingut - Freutut Thallern. Straitz & Straitz. Ornamental Harald, There are two well-known winegrowers' associations Burgundermacher and Therme Winzer,

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