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German Riesling Wine

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Discover the exquisite world of German Riesling Wine, renowned for its exceptional balance of sweetness and acidity. Our collection features Rieslings from celebrated wine regions such as Mosel, Rheingau, and Pfalz, offering everything from crisp, dry styles to lusciously sweet options. Perfect for enhancing any meal or occasion, shop now to explore the vibrant, fruity flavours and minerality that make German Riesling a beloved choice among wine enthusiasts.





  • Dr Loosen Dr L Dry Riesling 2023

    $23.33
    or $22.16 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Weingut Schloss Lieser Niederberg Helden Riesling Spatlese 2020

    $72.85
    or $69.21 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Burklin-Wolf Riesling Dry 2021

    $38.49
    or $36.57 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Robert Weil Rheingau Riesling Trocken 2021

    $59.86
    or $56.87 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Balthasar Ress Hattenheimer Schützenhaus Riesling Kabinett (screw cap) 2022

    $46.66
    or $44.33 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Gunderloch Fritz's Riesling 2022

    $27.50
    or $26.12 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Dönnhoff Estate Riesling 2022

    $50.07
    or $47.56 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Heymann-Lowenstein Riesling Scheifferterrassen (From Terraces of Slate) 2021

    $85.02
    or $80.77 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Egon Muller Wiltinger Braune Kupp Riesling Kabinett 2020

    $129.13
    or $122.67 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Gunderloch Jean Baptiste Riesling Kabinett 2021

    $36.66
    or $34.83 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Dr Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spatlese 2022

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    $61.66
    or $58.58 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Fritz Haag Riesling 2020

    $38.49
    or $36.57 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Dr. H. Thanisch 'Berncasteler Badstube' Riesling Kabinett 2021

    $55.99
    or $50.53 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Robert Weil Kiedricher Riesling Trocken 2021

    $73.44
    or $69.77 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Wittmann Estate Riesling 2022

    $50.07
    or $47.56 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Wittmann 100 Hügel Riesling 2022

    $30.07
    or $28.57 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Fritz Haag Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese 375ml 2021

    $60.48
    or $57.46 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Dr Loosen Beerenauslese 2018 - 375ml

    $66.65
    or $63.32 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Burklin-Wolf Wachenheimer Altenburg 'P.C.' Riesling 2020

    $94.27
    or $89.56 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Willi Schaefer Graacher Himmelreich Auslese #9 2012 375ml

    $87.99
    or $83.59 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Balthasar Ress Von Unserm Riesling Riesling Trocken 2021

    $38.33
    or $36.41 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Müller-Catoir MC Riesling 2021

    $44.76
    or $42.52 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Georg Breuer Rudesheim Estate Riesling 2022

    $54.99
    or $52.24 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Robert Weil Rheingau Riesling Trocken 2021 (375ml)

    $37.20
    or $35.34 in case of 12 bottles.
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German Riesling is celebrated for its remarkable versatility and depth, showcasing an ability to express the unique characteristics of its terroir more so than many other white wines. Originating from Germany's steep river valley vineyards, particularly along the Mosel, Rhine, and their tributaries, Riesling grapes benefit from the cool climate German Riesling is celebrated for its remarkable versatility and depth, showcasing an ability to express the unique characteristics of its terroir more so than many other white wines. Originating from Germany's steep river valley vineyards, particularly along the Mosel, Rhine, and their tributaries, Riesling grapes benefit from the cool climate and mineral-rich slate soils. These conditions contribute to the development of the grape’s iconic vibrant acidity and complex flavor profiles. Riesling wines vary widely in sweetness, ranging from bone-dry to richly sweet. They are characterized by high acidity and aromatic flavors of green apple, peach, citrus, and at times, a distinctive petrol note that develops with age. The ageability of German Riesling is superb, with the best bottles able to mature gracefully for decades, evolving to gain honeyed and toasty complexity over time. This wide spectrum of styles makes German Riesling exceptionally food-friendly and a favorite for both casual drinking and special occasions. read more... less

Frequently Asked Questions

What is German Riesling Wine?

German Riesling wine is a white wine produced from the Riesling grape, which is considered one of the finest white wine grape varieties globally. Originating from Germany, Riesling is particularly noted for its versatility and ability to express the nuances of the terroir. It can vary greatly in style from dry to very sweet, making it a favorite among a wide range of wine enthusiasts. The hallmark of German Riesling is its vibrant acidity and pure fruit flavors, often accompanied by a striking minerality and floral notes. Young Rieslings typically showcase flavors of green apple, lime, and flint, while more mature Rieslings develop complex notes of honey, apricot, and petrol—a characteristic that is highly prized by connoisseurs. The grape's ability to balance sugar and acidity allows for the production of lusciously sweet wines that are balanced by crisp acidity, preventing them from becoming cloyingly sweet. This balance makes German Riesling exceptionally refreshing and age-worthy, with some of the finest examples capable of aging for decades.

Which wine regions make the best German Riesling Wine?

The best German Riesling wines are produced in several key regions, each known for its unique expression of the varietal. The Mosel region, with its steep slate vineyards and cool climate, is renowned for producing Rieslings with high acidity and delicate, floral aromatics. These wines are often light in body but rich in minerality and have a remarkable aging potential. The Rheingau is another prominent region, producing more full-bodied Rieslings with robust flavors and a firm structure. Here, the wines typically have a greater balance of fruit and minerality, with a slightly higher alcohol content than those from Mosel. Pfalz and Rheinhessen also produce excellent Rieslings, with Pfalz yielding fuller and sometimes more opulent styles, and Rheinhessen offering a range of styles from dry to sweet, characterized by their fruit-driven palate and aromatic intensity.

What are the most popular German Riesling Wines?

Among the most popular German Riesling wines are those from prestigious producers such as Dr. Loosen, Joh. Jos. Prüm, and Egon Müller. These wineries have established reputations for crafting exceptional Rieslings that consistently receive high praise for their quality and complexity. Dr. Loosen’s Erdener Prälat and Wehlener Sonnenuhr are particularly celebrated, as are Joh. Jos. Prüm’s Wehlener Sonnenuhr and Graacher Himmelreich Rieslings. Egon Müller’s Scharzhofberger is another iconic wine, known for its extraordinary depth and potential for long-term aging.

What are the best value German Riesling Wines?

For the best value, look for Riesling wines from producers like Selbach-Oster and Fritz Haag. These wineries offer high-quality Rieslings at more accessible price points, making them great options for everyday enjoyment without sacrificing the characteristic complexity and appeal of German Riesling. Their wines provide an excellent introduction to the varietal, showcasing the typical freshness, acidity, and fruitiness expected of top-tier German Riesling.

What are the foods best paired with German Riesling Wine?

German Riesling wine is exceptionally versatile in food pairings, making it one of the most food-friendly wines available. Its high acidity and range from dry to sweet allow it to complement a wide array of cuisines. Dry Rieslings work beautifully with light dishes such as fresh seafood, grilled chicken, and salads, enhancing the flavors with their crisp acidity. They are also superb with Asian dishes, such as Thai or Vietnamese, which often feature herbs, lime, and chili, as the wine’s fruitiness and freshness counterbalance the heat and intensity of the spices. Medium-dry Rieslings are excellent with dishes that have a slight sweetness, such as glazed ham or spicy Indian curries. The wine’s sweetness complements the food's sweetness and soothes the spiciness, creating a harmonious dining experience. Sweet Rieslings, such as those from late harvest or with noble rot, are ideal for pairing with desserts like fruit tarts or crème brûlée. They also pair excellently with strong cheeses, particularly blue cheese, where the wine’s sweetness contrasts delightfully with the saltiness of the cheese. Moreover, German Riesling’s adaptability makes it suitable for difficult-to-pair foods like salads with vinaigrette dressings or dishes with bitter elements. Its vibrant acidity and range of sweetness levels ensure that there is a Riesling to match virtually any dish, making it a go-to choice for both casual meals and gourmet dining.