All change on Austrian wine labels

All change on Austrian wine labels

Out with Neusiedlersee-Hu¨gelland and Mittelburgenland, in with Ried, or single vineyard. These and other long-discussed amendments to Austrian wine names have at last been incorporated into official wine law. Appellations and quality designations have been a work in progress for many years, as I discussed last year in Austria wrestles with vineyard classification. (The map shows the work in progress in Kremstal and Kamptal to identify top vineyard sites.)

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