Ask Sid: Difference between Pinot Gris & Pinot Grigio?

April 18th, 2018
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Ask Sid: Difference between Pinot Gris & Pinot Grigio?

Question: What is the difference between a Pinot Gris & and a Pinot Grigio wine?

Answer: No difference really because both wines use the same grape variety. However the name Pinot Gris is used in Alsace for their fuller richer style while Pinot Grigio in Italy has a lighter vibrant fruit freshness. Germany has the name Grauburgunder for this grape. Many countries now using both names but Pinot Gris is more prominent.


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April 18th, 2018

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