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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  • Danzante Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie 2016

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    Binny's 04/18. Read More

    Wine review by raindance


  • Pinot Grigio, 2016, Luca & Luigi, IGT Delle Venezie 2016

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    Binny's 04/18. Read More

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  • Hrm Rex Goliath Pinot Grigio Central Coast 2011

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    Binny's 04/18. Read More

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  • Danzante, Pinot Grigio, Delle Venezie 2016

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    Binny's 04/18. Read More

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  • Cosima Romania Pinot Grigio 2016

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    warm, pleasant & inviting with a hint of dazzle....just wonderful Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • Prophecy the Star Pinot Grigio Venezie 2015

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    Light grapefruit, green apple and lemon aromas. Pleasant and medium bodied with loads of acidity, tart grapefruit and lemon flavors and a zesty finish of light spice and citrus zest. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Boordy Pinot Gris Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris Maryland

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    No written review

    Wine review by James Nichols


  • Gustave Lorentz Pinot Gris Alsace Aoc Reserve 1987

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    I bought two bottles of this wine for £10 from the website ... is pinot gris [known as pinot grigio in some parts of the world] and comes from the large Gustave Lorentz concern.I started the bottle last night with my supper of fish cakes.It is an off-dry or semi-sweet rather than a dry wine.There is a sweet citrus [think satsuma] kind of fruit.... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Ruffino Pinot Grigio Lumina 2016

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    Gift from the Mason's in Feb. 2018. Way better than the average from this varietal. This paired well with salmon and a veggie lasagna entree. Read More

    Wine review by raindance


  • 5k Rose NV

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    I love this Rose because of the fresh strawberry flavors and the dry clean finish. I paired this wine with Christmas ham and it was fantastic. Price is a good value. Company donates 5% to charity. Read More

    Wine review by rootstock18


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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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