American Riesling, from Ground to Blend to Bottle – Wine & Spirits Magazine

American Riesling, from Ground
to Blend to Bottle


“Well, first of all, it’s riesling.”

Fred Merwarth, owner/winemaker at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyards, was explaining how he put together the blend for his 2019 Seneca Lake Reserve Dry Riesling. “You can find beauty and balance at almost every step in its ripening,” he said. “So, if you’re…

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This story appears in the print issue of August 2021.
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