The wine-growing municipality is located on the left bank of the Danube in the Wachau wine-growing region of Lower Austria. The cadastral communities are Gut am Steg, Schwallenbach, Spitz and Viessling. The origin goes back to the 9th century. The area of Spitz was mentioned in documents as early as 830, when King Louis the German (806-876) confirmed the donation of the village of "Wahowa" by Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) to the monastery of Niederaltaich in Bavaria. The municipality is in a large arc around the cone-shaped Burgberg, which is planted with vines, with the Riede of the same name with the Subriede Tausendeimerberg. Other vineyards are Almenreith, Amtsgarten, Auleithen, Axpoint (Subriede Hochrain), Baumgartenthal, Brandstatt, Donaugarten, Fluiding, Gasslreith, Hartberg, Kalkofen, Mühlgraben, Point - Gut am Steg, Setzberg (Subrieden Fischkasten, Landstallen), Offenberg, Pluris, Singerriedel, Spitzer Birn, Spitzer Point, Steinborz, Tannen, Vogelleithen and Zornberg.
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