Wine lovers will have an unprecedented opportunity to explore the finest Rieslings from seven countries and six U.S. states at the Riesling Rendezvous Grand Tasting Sunday, July 11, 2010. Hosted by Chateau Ste. Michelle, the leading North American Riesling producer and Dr. Loosen, the famed German Riesling estate, the Grand Tasting will be held on the grounds of Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, located 15 miles northeast of Seattle, from 5-8 p.m. Winemakers from Germany, Alsace, Austria, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Michigan, Washington, Oregon, California, New York and New Jersey will be on hand to celebrate the versatility and enjoyment of Riesling. In addition to showcasing their finest Rieslings, many winemakers will bring a “surprise wine” from their winery to share. An array of Riesling friendly foods will also be featured.