Rivaner is the synonym for Müller-Thurgau that is used particularly in Luxembourg and England.
Rondinella, Italian grape found in the Veneto that is a minority constituent of Valpolicella. The grape is generally easy to produce, but itself provides little individuality.
Alternative name for the Muller-Thurgau grape cross currently widely grown in Luxembourg.
Until a couple years ago it was assumed that the vine would come from a cross-breed of riesling and sylvaner. The cultivator, professor Dr. Müller from the canton Thurgau in Switzerland, notes this in his records.
Müller Thurgau (Riesling x Silvaner, Rivaner)
PÅ¯vod: The variety was created by Professor H. Müller from the Swiss canton Thurgau in 1882. It is mentioned as the cross-bred vine of Rhine Riesling and Green Silvaner.
Rivaner, M-T, Riesling-Sylvaner)
Most New World growers do not yearn for early-ripening varieties like Muller-Thurgau. In fact, they would find the flab in its wine to be a distinct disadvantage.
Synonyms for Müller-Thurgau include Miler Turgau, Müller, Müller-Thurgaurebe, Müllerka, Müllerovo, Muller-Thurgeau, Mullerka, Mullerovo, Riesling-Silvaner, Riesling-Sylvamer, Riesling x Silavaner, Rivaner, Rizanec, Rizlingsilvani, Rizlingszilvani, Rizlingzilvani, Rizvanac, Rizvanac Bijeli, Rizvanec, ...
Known as Rivaner in parts of Europe. Known to be one of the parent varieties from which the Bacchus grape was derived. A mutated version having considerable popularity is known as the Findling in the Lake Geneva region of Switzerland and the Mosel/Saar/Ruwer region of Germany.
See also: What is the meaning of White, Grape, Silvaner, Vine, Riesling?