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Designation (also Gemarkungswein) for a wine that has been pressed from grapes within the municipality or Gemarkung boundary. This corresponds to the French Village. In the VDP classification model of the VDP (Association of German Prädikat Wine Estates), Ortswein is the penultimate level before the lowest level Gutswein.


Closer levels of origin defined by wine law in the quality pyramid of the DAC (Districtus Austriae Controllatus) system of origin are Gebietswein, Ortswein and Riedenwein.

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