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Riesling

The white grape variety probably comes from Germany. There are more than 150 synonyms that testify to the great age and worldwide distribution of this vine in almost all wine-growing countries. The most important ones are Risling(Bulgaria); Edler Riesling, Gelber Riesling, Gräfenberger, Hochheimer, Johannisberger, Kleinriesling, Klingelberger, Rissling, Rüsseling, Weißer Riesling(Germany); Raisin du Rhin, Riesling Rhénan(France); Riesling Renano(Italy); Rajinski Riesling (former Yugoslavia); Rizling Rajnski(Croatia); Rislinoc(Moldavia); Rheinriesling, Ritzling (also name of a reed), White Riesling(Austria); Johannisberg, Johannisberg Riesling, Petit Rhin(Switzerland); Rizling Rýnsky(Slovakia); Renski Rizling(Slovenia); Lipka, Ryzlink Rýnský, Starovetski(Czech Republic); Beyaz Riesling(Turkey); Рислінг, Rislinok(Ukraine); Fehér Rajnai, Rajnai Rizling(Hungary); Rhine Riesling, White Riesling(California-USA)

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