riesling


riesling

noun

  1. Horticulture.
    1. a variety of grape.
    2. the vine bearing this grape, grown in Europe and California.
  2. a fragrant, white, dry or sweet wine made from this grape.

noun

  1. a white wine from the Rhine valley in Germany and from certain districts in other countries
  2. the grape used to make this wine
n.

1833, from German Riesling (15c.), the name of the grape, of uncertain origin.

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