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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  • La Fiera Pinot Grigio 2015

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    Pale lemon color, light peach and melon aromas. Delicate and light flavors of ... clean palate on this classic Pinot Grigio Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Redwood Creek Pinot Grigio California NV

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    This is a super value Pinot Gris at under $10, you can't miss this one! Clear, with yellow tinges and even slight grey tones. The aromas are clean, crisp and slightly acidic, with dominant pear, apple and apricot pits. The flavors follow suit, with well rounded acidity on the palate, and robust pear and apple making up the flavor profile. Just s... Read More

    Wine review by chriscage


  • Redwood Creek Pinot Grigio

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    This is a super value Pinot Gris at under $10, you can't miss this one! Clear, with yellow tinges and even slight grey tones. The aromas are clean, crisp and slightly acidic, with dominant pear, apple and apricot pits. The flavors follow suit, with well rounded acidity on the palate, and robust pear and apple making up the flavor profile. Ju... Read More

    Wine review by chriscage


  • Vetriano Delle Venezie Pinot Grigio 2014

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    No written review

    Wine review by LetUsTaste


  • I have a theory. Easy to pronounce and easy to remember names help drive wine ... seen sales sky rocket, and Pinot Grigio has simply rewritten the script. And now, I have an exclusive for Snoothers. The next wine to rock our shelves is Limoux, that’s Limoo to you and me. It’s easy to say, sounds good and, it tastes good too! Sparkling wine is ... Read More

    From the article The Languedoc's Sparkling Wine Secrets, Revealed


  • Bivio Pinot Grigio 2013

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    Full of body the winemaker says "An elegant and lively bouquet with structured notes of pear, exotic fruit and crisp acidity. Finishes with gorgeous minerality." Good for the price point. Read More

    Wine review by sbr1105


  • Call it what you’d like: An old routine, a daily pattern, your go-to ... ... ... likes Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio, this would be a wine region and varietal to try!” – Alex LaPratt, RyR Sommelier Ambassador, Master Sommelier and Owner of Atrium DUMBO in Brooklyn, NY. “Rueda possesses the unique ability to provide more than one style of Ver... Read More

    From the article Spring Whites That Deserve the Hype: Rueda


  • http://www.wine-searcher.com/find/candoni+pinot+grigio Read More

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  • I have had drink almost all wines from the local store and I only like to drink ... ... so now I found Candoni-Pinot Grigio but the web site doesnt work well I cant buy the bottle online, does anybody knows where can I buy Candoni-Pinot Grigio?&nbs 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

    Comment by 354303als pal 354303 als pal


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

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