Mail Berg is a municipality with 568 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013 ) in Hollabrunn district in north-eastern Lower Austria.

The community is also known for its excellent vineyards, which are reflected in the wine cellar of the castle and the annual large cellar lane party.

  • 4.1 Structures
  • 4.2 Regular events


Mail mountain located in the northern wine district in Lower Austria. The area of ​​the municipality covers 15.73 square kilometers. 27.79 percent of the area is forested.

There are no other cadastral except mail mountain.


In 1055 there was the first written mention of mail mountain and the Battle of mail mountain took place on May 12, 1082 held near mountain mail, Margrave Leopold II inflicted a heavy defeat in the Bohemian and Moravian troops.

About Regional importance attained the community, as here around 1145 the Order of St. John founded the Upcoming mail mountain.

On October 14, 1451 Ulrich von Eyczing convened in Mountain Mail a national assembly in which the mail Berger alliance against King Frederick IV was sealed.

Population Development

According to the results of the 2001 census, there were 583 inhabitants. In 1991, the market town of 598 inhabitants in 1981 and 696 in 1971, 768 inhabitants.


Mayor of the municipality is Herbert Goldinger, Office Manager Markus Spacek.

In the market there are a total of 15 council seats after the municipal elections of 14 March 2010, the following distribution of seats: 10 SPÖ, ÖVP 5, no other seats.

Culture and sights


Castle Mountain Mail since 1146 in the possession of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. The castle is the oldest still existing possession of the Order. The current palace construction, fastened with castle wall and moat, dates from the 16th century.

The castle church is like most churches the Order of St.. Dedicated to John the Baptist and dates from the 13th century. Originally built as a Gothic hall church, it was in 1609 in Baroque style. The church was renovated in 2007 and today has the function of the parish of the municipality mail mountain.

The courtyard of the castle and the church are freely accessible, the actual castle buildings have been renovated and are home to the Schlosshotel mail mountain, a restaurant and wine bar of the " castle winery Military Order of Malta " and the quality Winzergemeinschaft "Mail Mountain Valley."

Worth seeing is next to the castle and the mountain mail Cunegonde church from the 15th century, which offers a magnificent view of the mountain and its surroundings mail due to their hillside.

In the surrounding vineyards there is a limit watchtower, which was dismantled after the fall of the Iron Curtain at the Burgenland- Hungarian border.

The cellar alley " Zipf " consists of a lower and upper Kellergasse, wherein the upper is a listed building. This includes over 20 wine cellar and is one of the most beautiful in Lower Austria. Altogether, there are nearly 200 mail mountain wine cellar, which are largely intact in the original structure and lovingly cared for.

Regular events

In June each year there is a cellar lane party, which lends itself both to taste the wines as well as a tour in the partially listed press houses and cellars.

Economy and infrastructure

Mail mountain is known primarily as a wine-growing place. Non-agricultural workplaces, there were 17 in 2001, agricultural and forestry holdings according to the 1999 survey 101 The number of persons employed at the residence was according to the 2001 census 246 The employment rate in 2001 was 43.73 percent.