Schilfwein

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Schilfwein, literally ‘reed wine’, name used in Austria’s neusiedlersee for straw wine, because in this area, grapes for such concentrated sweet wines are dried on reeds or mats made from the reeds that grow round the lake.