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Austria wine specifications...

Fine dry and sweet botrytis wines from Riesling
Warm climate produce full body white wines
Long history of winemaking

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Primary white grape varieties:

Gruner Veltliner
Riesling
Sauvignon Blanc
Weissburgunder
Grauburgunder
Scheurebe
Chardonnay
Muller-Thurgau

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Primary red grape varieties:

Zweigelt
Blaufrankisch (Lemberger)
St Laurent
Blauburgunder (Pinot Noir)
Blauer Portugieser
Cabernet Sauvignon

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Wine classifications:

Wein
Landwein
Qualitatswein

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The six levels of Qualitatswein are...

Kabinett
Spatlese
Auslese
Beerenauslese
Ausbruch
Trockenbeerenauslese

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Austria's major regions...

Wachau (outstanding Riesling and gruner Veltliner)
Kamptal
Kremstal
Donauland
Wagram
Burgenland
Steiermark
Wien (Vienna)