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  • Julia Harding MW
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  • Julia Harding MW
4 Mar 2014


Did you know that Riesling is planted on only 4.1% of Austria's vineyards (1,850 ha)? I probably did know that once upon a time, but I had forgotten just how little Riesling there is in Austria compared with the area dedicated to Grüner Veltliner (29.4%), although it has increased from 3.4% in 1999. Riesling hotspots are the Wachau (16.4% of…