Riesling is a popular white grape that originates from Germany, specifically the Rhine region. While the grape is known for its perfect coupling of sweetness and acidity, it is also “terroir-expressive,” which means it can be heavily influenced by the region it is grown.
The air is crisp and the holiday season is upon us. As you make plans, consider adding a couple of bottles of Pinot Noir to your holiday table.
Unless you are an experienced wine drinker or connoisseur, selecting a wine can be intimidating, especially if you're in a liquor store or restaurant and selecting a bottle on the spot. Your server or retailer may helpfully offer the wine's rating, or you turn to a popular wine review app like Vivino, but what does that rating actually mean?