Definition of heuriger in English:

heuriger

(also heurige)

noun

mass noun
  • 1(in Austria) wine from the latest harvest.

    • ‘The Austrian love for the new wine, or heuriger, is witnessed by dozens of drinking songs.’
    1. 1.1count noun An Austrian establishment where wine from the latest harvest is served.
      • ‘Those wanting to do serious tastings of these wines will find that many of the best heurigen are in Vienna's 19th quarter.’
      • ‘Cultivating and harvesting grapes, and running a heuriger, have traditionally been a family business.’
      • ‘While the wine is what determines the quality of a heurige, the food - usually a buffet of cheese, cold cuts, warm dishes and fresh vegetables - is simple and good.’
      • ‘As the two prepare for the opening of their new heuriger, a traditional alpine restaurant serving rustic food and wine, arguments ensue about everything - including what to argue about!’
      • ‘Many heurige close in October, but the Reisenberg has an indoor keller for the winter and you can still stroll on the terrace.’

Origin

Austrian German, literally ‘this year's (wine)’.

Pronunciation

heuriger

/ˈhɔɪrɪɡə/