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The winery is located in the centre of the municipality of Spitz on the Danube in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region of Wachau. Built in the 13th century, the Mauritiushof served as a reading farm for the monks from Niederalteich around 600 years ago. The name has its origins in the neighbouring parish church, which is dedicated to St. Mauritius. The historic property came into the possession of the Gritsch family in 1799, and since 2009 it has been managed by Franz-Josef Gritsch, the seventh generation of the family. Five flats are offered for rent. Four, each named after one of the great vineyards of the Wachau, are located in the historic Mauritiushof. One is in the modern Kalmuck cellar (pictured below), whose front is adorned with an innovative glass granulate façade featuring the Kalmuck pattern. While the wine matures and is stored down in the cellar, guests can spend a holiday in the holiday flat "kalmuck LOFT" amidst the unique landscape of the Wachau.

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