- a variety of grape.
- the vine bearing this grape, grown in Europe and California.
Origin of Riesling
Examples from the Web for riesling
But a royal mandate in the 18th century to grow only Riesling shaped the landscape into what it is today.
If pairing with citrus flavors you might want to consider a nice Riesling as well.
Well, we had a bottle of Riesling,” he adds, “and it worked very well with that.
Try a manly washed-rind cheese like the Cato Corner Farm Hooligan with a floral, sweet wine like a Riesling or Gewurtztraminer.
The wine is made from a Riesling grape, and has some color, a hint of sweetness, and is very unusual.
Riesling snapped, "Well, you're lucky to have a chance to lunch with a gentleman!"
Sauterne, Chablis, Riesling or any Rhenish type will serve splendidly.The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown
The Riesling, a Rhineland grape, resembles a brandied hock; it makes one of the best wines, and is often very palatable.Town Life in Australia|R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
Riesling absolutely refuses to have any testimony reflecting on his wife.
The attendant returned with "Riesling says he don't want to see you."
Word Origin for Riesling
1833, from German Riesling (15c.), the name of the grape, of uncertain origin.