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The vineyards of the Austrian federal state belong (besides Carinthia, Upper Austria, Tyrol and Vorarlberg) to the smallest wine growing region of Bergland Austria. This designation applies to country wines, quality wines may be marketed under "Weinbaugebiet Salzburg". The first vines in modern times were planted in 2001 in Großgmain on the Untersberg, a massif in the Berchtesgadener Alps. The vineyards cover seven hectares of vineyards on the Untersberg, on a vineyard belonging to the Benedictine monastery of Michaelbeuern in the municipality of the same name and on the Mönchsberg in the city of Salzburg. On the latter, the "Paris Lodron Zwinger", a Early Red Veltlinerwhich produces around 500 bottles from this vineyard.

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