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Markovich Luke

The winery is located in the municipality of Göttlesbrunn in the Lower Austrian wine region of Carnuntum. It was founded in 1950 by Johann and Katharina Markowitsch under the name "Marko's Weine" as a trading company with its own vineyards. From 1975 on it was managed by Hans Markowitsch and his wife Monika. Since 1998 it has been managed in the third family generation by Lukas Markowitsch, supported by his brother Johann. Lukas Markowitsch previously gained experience on study trips through France, Italy, California, Australia and New Zealand. The vineyards comprise 14 hectares of vineyards in the areas Altenberg, Eisenbacher, Hagelsberg, Haidacker, Kräften, Rosenberg, Schüttenberg, Stuhlwerker and Zwiering.

They are 70% planted with the red wine varieties Zweigelt, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Blaufränkisch and St. Laurent, and 30% with the white wine varieties Grüner Veltliner, Welschriesling, Early Red VeltlinerSauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Gelber Muskateller and Traminer. Grapes from selected sites are also purchased from long-standing partners. Depending on the type of wine, the ageing takes place in traditional large wooden barrels, in stainless steel tanks or in French barriques. Premium wines of the house are the red wines "Cuveé Lukas" (Zweigelt, Merlot), "Zweigelt Haidacker" and "Merlot Schüttenberg". Fine brandies are also produced. The winery is a member of the two winegrowers associations Rubin Carnuntum Weingüter and Traditionsweingüter Österreich.

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