8 Delicious Grüner Veltliners Under $20

New reviews of expressive white wines from Austria, up to 91 points

8 Delicious Grüner Veltliners Under $20
Spitz is one of several villages in Austria's Wachau region where Domäne Wachau harvests Grüner Veltliner. (Helmut Lackinger)
May 6, 2021

Two-thirds of all wine made in Austria is white, and much of this is made from the grape Grüner Veltliner. Grüner’s vineyard acreage has increased significantly over the past decade or so, anchoring its position as Austria’s signature white variety. This week’s selection highlights the impressive quality that Austrian vintners achieve with Grüner today, as well as the notable value these wines can offer.

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