Rheinhessen Riesling

The Rheinhessen is Germany’s largest wine-producing region by vineyard area. The German Wine Institute reports that there are close to 27,000 hectares of vineyards in the region spread out over three districts and 400+ individual sites. The Rheinhessen sits in the heart of German wine country. A drive through the region gives way to views of vineyards planted next to golden wheat fields and large plots of corn.