CZECH REPUBLIC IS   Regions2     @Prague

  • WHITE= Aurelius, Muskat Moravsky, Palava, Veritas
    • International– Grunner Veltliner 9.5% AKA=Veltlinke Zelene, Muller-Thurgau 8%, Riesling 7% AKA=Ryzlink Rynsky, Welschriesling 6.5% AKA=Ryzlink Vlassky Chardonnay, Gewurztramer, Kerner, Neuburger, Pinot Blanc AKA=Rulandsky Bile, Pinot Gris AKA=Rulandske Sede,  Silvaner AKA=Sylvanske Zelene
  • RED= Agni, Andre, Cabernet Moravia, Laurot, Malverina, Neronet, Rubinet
    • International– St. Laurent 7% AKA=Svatovavrineke, Blaufrankisch 6%, Zweigelt 4%, Pinot Noir 4%, Bauer Portugeser 4% AKA=Modry Portugal, Alibernet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Dornfelder, Kharistvala Kolkhuri, Merlot

GEOGRAPHY HEMISPHERE-Northern, REGION-Central Europe, COUNTY-Czech Republic, LATITUDE: 49.8° ‘N’

  • BORDERS Austria(South)

TOPOGRAPHY “Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly”

SOILSMetamorphic“, “Sedimentary

  • Moravia Marks the Last Limestone “Tooth” In Eastern Europe
  • **Refer to “TERROIR/ Geology & Soil” For Detailed Information On Soils

CLIMATE Continental,  Summers– Warm   |   Winters– Cold, Wet

VITICULTURE 17,614 ha. Planted, (69% White/ 31% Red)

  • #32 In Grape Production, #24 In Wine Consumption In World

HISTORY 2,500 Year Wine History

  • In Roman Times Moravian Plain Was Romes North-East Boundary.  Romans Planted Vast Vineyards For Their Armies
  • Part of/ Influenced by Austro-Hungarian Empire
  • 1919- Part of/ Influenced by Czechoslovakia, Western Half of Czechoslovakia
  • 1993- Spilt From Czech Republic, Becoming Independent

CULTURE Most Families Make Wine at Home and Have Home Cellars

  • GASTRONOMY… Beer, Dumpling(Goose, Duck), Beetroot, Mushrooms, Potato
  • CHEESE…Hermelin, Olomoucke Tvaruzky

GEOGRAPHIC DISCLAIMER: “To Fully Benefit From “Demystifying “The Vine” as Well as the World of Wine a Detailed Understanding of Czech Republic’s Geography and Topography is Needed and the Ability to Visualize Its Wine Regions.  Sections In Czech Republic Are Organized In a “North to South”/ “East to West” Orientation and is Intended to Be Read and Memorized as So.”

MORAVIA      @Brno

  • WHITE= Palava
    • International– Chardonnay, Frankovka, Gewurztraminer, Gruner Veltliner, Müller Thurgau, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Pinot Noir, Zweigelt
  • GEOGRAPHY– Czech Republic, REGION-Southern Moravia, LATITUDE: 49*
    • Sub-Zones Mikulovska, Slovacka, Vekopavlovicka, Znojmo
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly”
    • SLOPES/ Southern Carpathian, Moravian Plain, +Alt.300mt.
  • SOILSSedimentary, Moravia Marks the Last Limestone “Tooth” In Eastern Europe
  • CLIMATE= Continental WithMaritime Influence
  • VITICULTURE–  ?  ha. Planted,   (96% of Vineyards)
  • VINICULTURESparkling, Ice Wine
    • Estate/ Producers– Bohemia, Bzenec, Milan Nestarec, Sonberk(40ha.), Vino Z
  • CULTURE– Moravia AKA=Vinarska Oblast Morava

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ZNOJMO     @Znojmo

  • GEOGRAPHY– Czech Republic, REGION-Moravia, @Hw.#53
    • South-West of Brno-City(     km.), BORDERS– Mikulovska(East), Austria(South)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”
  • VITICULTURE- ? ha. Planted
    • -Estate/ Producers

MIKULOVSKA     @Mikulov

  • GEOGRAPHY– Czech Republic, REGION-Moravia, South of Brno-City(     km.)
    • BORDERS– Znojmo(West), Austria(South)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”, On~Lake~Mlyny~
  • VITICULTURE- ? ha. Planted
    • -Estate/ Producers–  Sonberk


  • GEOGRAPHY– Czech Republic, REGION-Moravia, South of Brno-City(    km.), @Hw.#E65
    • BORDERS– Slovaka(East), Austria(South-West), “Non-Contiguous(7)”
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling”, On~Svraiko~River~
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • -Estate/ Producers– Znovin Znojmo(500ha.)

SLOVACKA     @Slovako

  • GEOGRAPHY– Czech Republic, REGION-Moravia, @Hw.#43
    • South-East of Brno-City(    km.), BORDERS– Vekopavlovicka(West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling”
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • -Estate/ Producers–  Zamecke Vinarstvi Bzenec(520ha.)
    • Vineyards– Stosikovice Tri Dubu(3 Oaks)

BOHEMIA      @Tabor

  • WHITE= Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Gris
  • RED= Zweigelt, Pinot Noir
  • GEOGRAPHY– Czech Republic, REGION-Bohemia
    • Sub-Zones- Litomericka, Melnicka
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling”
  • VITICULTURE–   ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers– Ceske Vinarstvi
  • CULTURE– Bohemia AKA=Vinarska Oblast Cechy

MELNICKA      @Melnik

  • GEOGRAPHY– Czech Repubic, REGION-Bohemia
  • VITICULTURE–   ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers

LITOMERICKA      @Litomeerice

  • GEOGRAPHY– Czech Repubic, REGION-Bohemia
  • VITICULTURE–   ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers

**Refer to “BIBLIOGRAPHY/ SOURCES” For Details On Scholarly Works Referenced