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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  • Ck Mondavi Pinot Grigio 2013

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    Wine review by Ennis1


  • It takes one to know one. This past week, 26-year-old German winemaker ... feature a name like “Pinot Grigio,” they are more inclined to buy it.  Australia, she pointed out, is on the opposite end of the spectrum. “Here I think it's really different,” she told ABC. “In Australia they drink their Australian wine, and not wine of other countries... Read More

    From the article Young German Winemaker Mines the Millennial Mind


  • Bella Sera Pinot Grigio 2013

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    Wine review by roberto123


  • Love 'em or hate 'em, Millennials are the next generation of wine ... ... ... Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Grigio were on the list – Huffington Post published a top-down decision diagram sprinkled with pop culture references and playful stereotypes. “Generation Y is not only our now but our future, so we're shedding light on what you should be... Read More

    From the article Huffington Post Wineogram: Hipsters Drink Chardonnay, Adults Prefer Cab


  • New numbers released by The U.S. Wine Market: Impact Databank Review and ... ... from Moscato, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc.” Photo Credit: _FXR, Flickr Creative Commo Read More

    From the article Bubbly Bolstering US Wine Market, Chardonnay Stays on Top


  • Relax Pinot Grigio 2012

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    Citrus nose, grapefruit palette. Nothing exceptional. Read More

    Wine review by ajpgphd


  • Redwood Creek Pinot Grigio 2012

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    Wine review by marymarchell


  • Rex Goliath Pinot Grigio Monterey County 2010

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  • Caps lock off,In DC but sold out  - https://www.rodmans.com/wines/Venezia-Giulia-Villa-San-Martino-Pinot-Grigio-Vtg-w53212792mhttp://www.wine-searcher.com/find/cabert+villa+san+martino+pinot+grigio+friuli+venezia+giulia+igp+italy   Read More

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  • I FOUND A WONDERFUL WHITE WINE AT WHOLE FOODS IN ALEXANDRIA,VA ....IT IS CALLED ... IS CALLED VILLA SAN MARTINO PINOT GRIGIO....I HAVE BEEN LOOKING ON LINE FOR IT...CANT SEEM TO FIND IT. Read More

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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?

    Comment by 585578suzieweibel 585578 suzieweibel


  • 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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