Ray Isle reveals a simple trick for telling whether a German Riesling will be sweet or dry.Ray Isle reveals a simple trick for telling whether a German Riesling will be sweet or dry.
What people think is that German wines are sweet. That's not necessarily the case. Some of them have a fair amount of sweetness. You get sweet German Rieslings. You also get dry German Rieslings. Now if you're worried about the sweetness, here's a tip. Look for on the label the work trocken, or halbtrocken. Those two words mean dry or half dry, but what they really mean is it's not gonna be a sweet wine.