Styria is a special case in Austria in many respects. Red wines - although they are getting better and better - play just as subordinate a role as the leading varieties Grüner Veltliner, which does not occur at all here, and Riesling, which has, however, been taken increasingly seriously for some years, even if in vanishingly small quantities. Styria is a paradise for Sauvignon, Muscat, Traminer and Burgundy varieties. From all these varieties, wines regularly come from here that can compete with the best representatives of their kind worldwide.
However, we are not yet talking about the great site and reserve wines, but rather about the basic wines, the bread and butter wines, the things that you don't have to sneak around in the cellar for years before you dare to open them. Because here, too, the producers of Styria seldom afford weaknesses; the average quality of even the simpler wines is as high here as in very few wine regions in the world.