The Perfect White Wine for Winter: Riesling

White wine in winter? Yes, please! Here’s my latest article in Seattle magazine:

The Perfect White Wine for Winter: Riesling

Image by Melissa Kagerer

Last July, Chateau Ste. Michelle’s semiannual Riesling Rendezvous wine tasting event brought together hundreds of the true geeks of the wine world, excited to spend three days focused on a single grape variety. The only major conference focused on just one grape variety in the country, the rendezvous is a chance to taste Rieslings from Austria to New Zealand and beyond, and showcase this complex grape’s manifestations. And although most of us know Riesling is a great summer sipper, the versatile wine pairs beautifully with the foods of fall and winter as well.

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One thought on “The Perfect White Wine for Winter: Riesling”

  1. I remember drinking a wonderful Mosel-Saar-Ruwer Auslese in my travels near the Rhine. It came in a stoneware pitcher and we drank it with raw ham, cheese and apples. I also find that Rieslings wash down smoked eel very well.

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