Pinot Grigio

Common synonyms: Pinot Gris, “white Pinot Noir,” (but not to be confused with Pinot Blanc, which is another grape entirely), Pinot Beurot (France), Rulander (Germany), Tokay d’Alsace,  

Parentage of the grape: Burgundy as Pinot Gris in the 1300s. 
History of the grape: Pinot Gris was planted in Burgundy, France as far back as the 1300s. It then spread through Europe, via Alsace, Switzerland and into Germany, eventually making it to Italy, where it was given the name Pinot Grigio. When Phylloxera hit Burgundy, Pinot Gris with its original characteristics was wiped out and the hybrids grafted with American stock to save the vines were never the same quality, so crops were left to mostly die out. But in the Alsace region, Germany and Italy, the hybrids fared much better and the grape was able to thrive. It was brought to Australia in the 1830s by James Busby, who is credited with being the “Father of Australian Wine.” It was eventually brought over to Read more »

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  • Wine Pleasures has published the results for its annual wine competition 50 Great Cavas.Adernats XC (2008) and Codorníu Reina Mª Cristina Blanc de Noirs (2012) win Gold and receive scores of 98 points8 producers (Agustí Torelló Mata, Cava Bertha, Gramona, Juvé & Camps, Mas Codina, Pago de Tharys, Sumarroca& Vallformosa) win gold scoring 97 point... Read More

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  • Mirassou Winery Pinot Grigio 2014


    Aromas of melon and green apple. Lightly effervescent in the mouth, this has tartly acidic flavors of green apple and lemon in the mouth and is quite bright with puckering citrus and white pepper spice, which makes it a good match for creamy dishes or cheese. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial

  • Clos du Bois Pinot Grigio 2014


    Fruity on the nose and palate with good acidity and a slightly bitter finish. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher

  • Dreambird Romania Pinot Grigio


    very good for price...88 my score Read More

    Wine review by Jes1

  • Brown Brothers Pinot Grigio 2010


    No written review

    Wine review by donmegga

  • Tiefenbrunner Pinot Grigio Vigneti Delle Dolomiti 2013


    Shows some heat on the nose with some tropical fruit, with honeydew melon and lemon. Bursting with acidity in the mouth, with simple tart citrus flavors of lemon and lime and light notes of almond on the finish. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial

  • Oko Pinot Grigio 2007


    Very good wine, dry white, smooth taste with good flavor. Read More

    Wine review by Tony Colozza

  • Gianni Conte Pinot Grigio Della Venezie 2014


    No written review

    Wine review by LetUsTaste

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  • Can I buy Sycamore Lane Pinot Grigio On Line? Can't find it in our area. Only at a Resteraunt. Please E Mail me info. Thanx

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  • I'm looking for the Pinot that comes in the triangular pink bottle. Any ideas?

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  • looking for 2008 pinot grigio from vendemmia, bottle has delle venezie and villagiachi

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  • Am seeking a Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio in the Bundaberg region if anyone is able to assist with retail outlets?

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