How is Gewurztraminer pronounced?

What does Gewurztraminer mean in German?

The German name Gewürztraminer literally means “Spice Traminer” or “Perfumed Traminer”, and is attested in Germany from the 16th century. This grape variety is a mutation of the Savagnin blanc, also named Traminer in South Tyrol (northern Italy).

What is the difference between Riesling and Gewurztraminer?

There’s a marked difference in weight and texture between aromatic varieties riesling and gewurztraminer: riesling is about vivacity often with a hint of mineral and whether sweet or dry, usually has a crisp finish; gewurztraminer is lusher and richer with a silky or oily texture, and the best have a firm, dryish

What does Traminer mean?

noun. 1A variety of white wine grape grown chiefly in Germany and Alsace. ‘The word Gewürzt in German means spicy or musky, and Traminer is the grape variety. ‘