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Gabrissen

Riede in the Großlage Bisamberg (Wien, Lower Austria), see there

The 358-metre-high mountain lies in the district of Korneuburg in Lower Austria, with the southern foothills reaching as far as Floridsdof, the 21st municipal district of Wien. Large-scale viticulture is practised here and Bisamberg is also defined as Großlage. Bisamberg is the only one of Vienna's four large vineyards to be located on the left bank of the Danube; diagonally opposite on the right bank are Leopoldsberg, Kahlenberg and Nußberg (the latter two also have vineyards). The largest share of the Bisamberg belongs to the municipality of the same name at the north-western foot; other shares are held by the municipalities of Langenzersdorf and Hagenbrunn (all three wine-growing areas Weinviertel, Lower Austria), as well as Floridsdorf with the largest Viennese wine-growing village Stammersdorf with numerous Heurigen (wine-growing area Wien). To the west, the Bisamberg slopes steeply down to the Danube.

If not the Illyrians (until 500 BC), the Celts were certainly already cultivating vines on the Bisamberg. Then the Romans came and cultivated the vines they had brought with them in the province of Pannonia. After the devastation of the migration of...

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