Riesling is one of the world's best white wine grape and was first grown in Gemany in the 15th Century. Given where Rielsing thrives best, it is easily understood that the hardy wood enables the vines to be very resistant to frost. Riesling excels is the cooler climates, where it ripen slowly to perfection to either produce dry style Alcasian or German Rieslings all the way to Icewine.
Where to find Riesling
Riesling's home is in Germany along the Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Nahe, Pfalz Rheinhessen and Rheingau to name a few. Beyond Germany, the Alsace produces stellar dry forward Rieslings from there famed "Selection de Grains Nobles" and Austria is growing and bottling some nice