Wine Region: Mittelburgenland
The Weninger family owns vineyards in and around Horitschon in the Mittelburgenland, as well as two estates in Hungary. Franz Weninger is considered one of the pioneers of quality wine growing and producing in Austria. Since taking over the family estate in 1982, Weninger has been a shining star among the Austrian red wine producers, earning him an excellent reputation at a time when Austria still had the image of being a purely white wine country.
Vineyard/Vinification method: Certified ORGANIC in AUSTRIA (as of vintage 2006) , Made without modern oenological intervention
Varietals: 100% red wine: Blaufränkisch, Merlot, Zweigelt, Cabernet Sauvignon, St. Laurent, Pinot Noir