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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  • Viaggiatore Provincia di Pavia Italy Pinot Grigio 2017


    this wine just seemed too sour like it had been picked too early Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor

  • Santa Cristina Pinot Grigio 2017


    Gift from George 7/2019. Mary said it was okay. Read More

    Wine review by raindance

  • La Stella Vivace Pinot Grigio 2017


    La Stella makes one of the vey best Pinot Gris/Grigio in the world; its only real competitor in North America is a neighbour slightly to the north... Blue Mountain. The nose is of anise, apple pie and possibly certain wild mushrooms. Entry is light, refreshing and filled with more star anise, pear, green apple and a hint of cedar. A very good w... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden

  • I left out a half-full bottle of red wine on the kitchen counter overnight. It ... Pinot Grigio (which can appear in 1.5 liter bottles) is a staple in many American households. The brand produces 1.5 million cases each year, ninety percent of which is exported. The United States is its number one market. Ruffino has close to 600 hectares on eig... Read More

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  • Luccio Pinot Grigio 2005


    No written review

    Wine review by marymarchell

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  • Winking Owl Vineyards Pinot Grigio California NV


    Aldi, Oct./2018. Read More

    Wine review by raindance

  • Clos du Bois Acampo Ca. Pinot Grigio 2017


    Picked this up at the local market on a whim to go with maple glazed salmon. It was almost/just worth the price. Read More

    Wine review by raindance

  • Gio 'Rosato' Veneto Italy Pinot Grigio 2017


    it just tastes as if the grapes were picked too early. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


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  • Prophecy the Star Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie 2016


    House wine for Mary's circle party. Nobody drank it, so we did after. Just ... ... ... this DOC delivers better Pinot Grigio than this on Read More

    Wine review by raindance

  • Barefoot Pinot Grigio 2013


    Binny's 8/2018. Read More

    Wine review by raindance

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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

    Comment by 673915Susan Benedetti 673915 Susan Benedetti

  • 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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