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Grüner Veltliner

 
Synonyms:  
 

Veltliner, Grüner, Grüner Muskateller, Weißer Muskateller, Weißgipfler

 

 
Origin:  
 

Austria's most sigificant white wine variety is Grüner Veltliner which most probably derives from a crossing with Traminer. The second parent remains unconfirmed, but it is thought to be a century old variety discovered in St. Georgen in Burgenland.  

 
Spreading:  
 
One can find Grüner Veltliner mainly in Austria where it covers around 36% of all the vineards. Furthermore Grüner Veltliner is grown in Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and even in Germany.