If you are a wine connoisseur, you know some of the top German Riesling wines.
At Wines of the Times in Dining & Wine at the New York Times, Eric Asimov has an article on German Rieslings at Choosing the Top 10 Spätlese Rieslings.
Wine is a matter of individual taste and style. In the words of the late Sheldon "Hack" Wilson, founder of the Chimney Rock Winery in Napa Valley, California, "wine is the refreshment of excellence" -- in moderate amounts, of course.
There are numerous German wineries that produce excellent Riesling wines.
Living on the Moselle River, we of course have our own Mosel Riesling favorites, some of which can be found among the top wine estates that belong to the Bernkasteler Ring.