Grape varieties of the Rheingau

Wine is produced from the fruits of the vine (Vitis vinifera). This plant is available in different varieties, which are referred to in viticulture as grape varieties. More than 8,000 different grape varieties are known worldwide. The grape variety influences the wine in the taste, structure and appearance.

In the Rheingau mainly Riesling and Pinot Noir are planted.

Riesling