Discover Austrian wine in a private tour of the vineyards close to Vienna.
Vienna is surrounded by renowned wine regions and Lower Austria is known as the cradle of Austrian viticulture. Explore beautiful forests and vineyards of its Thermal Region, just south of Vienna, which is home to traditionally quaint wine villages and some interesting endemic varietals.
Start your tour at Vienna’s central railway station and listen to some initial introductions. Board your train and drive to the vineyards of the Thermal Region and seemingly right back into the Middle Ages. Once arrived, enjoy a glass of “Sekt”, sparkling wine, and find out more about the history and geography of the Thermal Region winemaking. Discover how monks became wine pioneers of their time, spreading their expertise to each of the distinct modern-day Austrian wine regions.
Stroll through the pretty vineyard landscape and enjoy the amazing landscape. Meet a local winemaker in Gumpoldskirchen and learn more about modern-day wine production. Enjoy a wine tasting with the best wines of the region and taste sample indigenous varieties as the Rotgipfler and the Zierfandler. Enter the magic world of viticulture and find out more about winemaking in Austria. Enjoy some free time for lunch and discover some of the restaurants of the region. Finally, take the tour back to Vienna.