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Riesling

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noun Ries·ling \ˈrēz-liŋ, ˈrēs-\

Definition of Riesling

  1. :  a white wine that ranges from dry to very sweet and is made from a single variety of grape originally grown in Germany; also :  the grape



Origin of riesling

German


First Known Use: 1833


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