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generic wine region

See under wine-growing area.

General term for larger areas used for viticulture. In the various countries, this is regulated differently under wine law and can be read there. See also under vineyard area.

Austria - generic and specific wine-growing area

Austria is divided into three wine-growing regions (until 2009 there were four, including Vienna). These are Weinland (with the generic wine-growing regions of Burgenland, Lower Austria and Vienna), Steirerland (Styria) and Bergland (the remaining five federal provinces). The four federal provinces...

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