Wine glossary

wine cooperative

Cooperative of vintners (according to Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen's concept) that deliver grapes, vinify, market and sell wine at one single winery, or wine-making facility. Wine cooperatives are regarded as cooperative producers. Leading Austrian cooperatives include the Domäne Wachau, Winzer Krems, Winzergenossenschaft Andau/Tadten, Winzerkeller Neckenmarkt as well as the Vereinte Winzer Blaufränkischland.