wein.plus
Attention
You are using an old browser that may not function as expected.
For a better, safer browsing experience, please upgrade your browser.

Log in Become a Member

Kittenberg

Reed and cadastral commune of the same name in the commune of Heimschuh in the Austrian wine-growing region of Southern Styria. It was first mentioned in the 15th century in a deed of donation by the Archbishop of Salzburg. The name goes back to the word Kuhenberg. Cows used to be mills and millstones were mined at Kuhenberg; the quarry is still visible today. The south-southwest-facing vineyards with up to 60% slope inclination are located in the eastern Sausal Mountains and range between 360 and 485 metres above sea level. In the upper area there is slate and shell limestone weathering, in the lower area loamy soils. The slopes are protected from frost. The white wine varieties Sauvignon Blanc,Pinot Blanc and Welschriesling are mainly cultivated here. The Gross Alois, Potzinger Stefan, Schauer, Schneeberger Johann and Tement Manfred wineries, for example, have shares in the vineyard.

Voices of our members

Egon Mark

For me, Lexicon from wein.plus is the most comprehensive and best source of information about wine currently available.

Egon Mark
Diplom-Sommelier, Weinakademiker und Weinberater, Volders (Österreich)

The world's largest Lexicon of wine terms.

26,408 Keywords · 47,043 Synonyms · 5,323 Translations · 31,742 Pronunciations · 205,461 Cross-references
made with by our author Norbert F. J. Tischelmayer. About the Lexicon

EVENTS NEAR YOU

PREMIUM PARTNERS