Facts and figures of the region..
The region of Southern Styria...
... includes the two districts of Leibnitz and Deutschlandsberg
... includes 31 tourist communities
... is 40 km away from Graz and 33 km away from Maribor.
The wine-growing region of Southern Styria...
... has a wine-growing area of 2,563 ha
... is the largest contiguous wine-growing area in Styria
... is especially known for the Sauvignon Blanc grape variety
... is home to Kitzeck im Sausal, the highest wine-growing community in Austria (564m).
The wine-growing region of Schilcherland...
... is also located in the tourist region of South Styria and belongs to the area of West Styria DAC
... stands for the cultivation of Schilcher, because 78% of the vineyard area is devoted to Schilcher cultivation
... is the smallest wine-growing area in Austria, with 611 hectares of vineyards.
In southern Styria...
... there are about 285 wineries
... you can stop in at about 250 wine taverns
... there are 36 "Haubenlokale"
... there are three wonderful wine routes:
South Styrian Wine Route, Sausal Wine Route, Schilcher Wine Route