Dolní Dunajovice – pre-Christian origins of wine


Originally an old Slavic frontier settlement was in the 13th century German settlers colonized and was named De Donawitz. Pre-Christian tradition of winemaking under Pavlovský Hills Wine testifies finding knives, which are members of the Roman legions left. Vines were brought to the region the Romans under Emperor Proba between 276-282 AD. The first modern vineyards around Dunajovice were established beginning of the 13th century. The village at that time belonged to the monastery in Lower Kounice, which undoubtedly contributed to the fame of the local wineries. It became a source of wealth and deserved the promotion Dunajovice the town in 1580. Sources say that before the Thirty Years' War vineyards represented more than 22% of tributary land. The specialty of the local winery was horenské right of the 1685th Capital punishment in the pillory were replaced him and the court met on Easter Monday.

Even today, one of grapes and wine cellars to the municipality as well as inherently majestic hills Palava. Infinite number of vineyards stretch along the slopes of limestone rocks to fall on the issued number of winemakers toil year-round. Lower Dunajovice are more than three hundred registered winemakers largest wine-growing village in the area. 430 hectares of vineyards registered in the vineyard is spread lines Walnut Mountain, Under the sunny hill, Rose Hill, Dunajovský Hill, Cow Mountain, Winter Hill, Little Sluňák, The Mill of the journey basement cellars. Among the most common varieties are grown in this region include Riesling, Gruner Veltliner, Chardonnay, Müller Thurgau, Lemberger, Blue Portugal.

The cellar alley


Mines under Hill Dunajovickými

The brick cellar area lies west of the village at the foot of the hills Dunajovice. Colony, which offers panoramic views of the Pavlov Hills Massif, form the top and bottom line and three cellars in the area defunct brickworks. Altogether there are about 30 wine-producing structures, whose long neck and sloping lead to high and broad passages deep underground. Cellars, whose length is about 40 meters underground vaulted preceding mill. Ground without cellars kvelbených mills here only a few survived, a unique brick facade is decorated with white cheeks and usually concludes a triangular attic. The facade mills excel diversity of materials, shapes and richness of color combinations. Aesthetic appeal raises předsklepí combination of white and red brick and highlighted lining windows and doors. The most handsome buildings in the upper Dunajovické street frontage is one of the cellar in 1907. Artistically and creatively processed color woodcut předsklepí added above the entrance to the underground. The facade of the other cellars in both lanes is built of white limestone or brick front wall plastered and provided with cheek color. As in several other streets, or in Lower Dunajovice cellars are not numbered. From the perspective of the Building Act are cellars buildings, but mine work. This characteristic is best illustrated by underground corridors underground stamping Mr. repair Kalivoda. When extensive repair collapsing arches used his mining experience and two hundred year old piece magnified so that the original owners of the basement - now living in Munich - lavished praise on a tour. Charming and picturesque appearance of colonies disrupts several modern mills, the biggest blot on the streets is a harmonic form of oversized mill building on the edge of the bottom line and follow-up of Mikrosvín tasting room. The Municipal colony consists of about a dozen basements cellars of various ages. A typical feature of these buildings is the wine center bay, which is not only an impressive visual element, but also protects the entrance to the cellar. Old cellars covers plastered předsklepí, modern facade mills are regular sandstone blocks, often combined color. Other Dunajovické cellars in several places in the village are incorporated into residential wine houses. Three hundred years old cellar hall measuring more than a hundred meters to explore when visiting Wine For Justice Mills.

Where you can taste wine

The Mills Court Wine - www.umlynku.cz

Mikrosvín, cellars Dolni Dunajovice - www.mikrosvin.cz

Vladimir Bican - tel.607 268 583

Soman Winery, Lower Dunajovice

The festivities associated with wine

Wine Exhibition (April)

Summer Wine Festival (August)

Slovacke feast (September)
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