The South Styrian Wine Route always winds along the ridge of the chain of hills, the slopes of which drop steeply down into the valley. Many of the wineries are on the hilltop. Others nestle close to the mountain slopes. Some lie over the valley like an eagle's nest.
The Loisium Wine & Spa Resort in southern Styria rightly bears its name. "Lois" is short for Langenlois, the place where the first Loisium Resort was built. “Elysium” means paradise in Greek mythology. A good description for this hotel.
Have you ever slept with grapevines in the room? No? We do. The winery rooms at Gut Pössnitzberg in Styria make this possible. There is no bedside table next to the bed, but a plant pot in which real grapevines grow. Behind it there are climbing grids on the wall, perhaps to give the vines a hold for their [...]
Something is happening in the cellar of Gut Pössnitzberg During our visit to Gut Pössnitzberg * in Glanz on the South Styrian Wine Route in Austria, we are lucky that hotel director Rainer Ogrinigg invites us to wine and sparkling wine tasting in the estate's sparkling wine cellar. At this time of year, the sparkling wines from the previous season rest in the cool chambers of the cellar, [...]