Wieninger am Nussberg is one of the growing number of Heurigers in Vienna that are located high up on the hillside. The panoramic views and a carefree environment right amid the vineyards draw young and chic – and sometimes rowdy – locals, who otherwise turn up their noses at the old-school Heurigers down in the city.

The wines come from Fritz Wieninger, the father of Viennese winemaking, who makes both excellent whites – Gemischter Satz, too, of course – and easy-drinking reds. The food comprises tasty Viennese classics. The best way to get here from the city center is taking tram #37 to the last stop (Hohe Warte), then walking the remainder of the way, about 30 minutes, the last section right through the vineyards. Open Thursday to Sunday in the outdoor season.

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