Wine glossary

classification
Definition:classification or system of designation for the origin with hierachical structure

Classification or system of designation for the origin of wine with hierachical structure. EU wine legislation classifies the following categories, Table Wine without origin (Wein), wine with Protected Geographical Indication (Landwein) as well as Quality wines produced in specified regions (Qualitätswein). The Österreichischen Traditionsweingütern association also have their own vineyard classification.