I’m dreaming of a white Christmas…
This White Stripes 2018 Pinot Grigio from Victoria’s King Valley is the perfect white Christmas tipple 😉 A big thanks to Good Pair Days for my recent 3-bottle sample pack which included this beauty in.
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Are Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio different grapes?
No, they are the same grape variety A winemaker chooses to call their Pinot G one or the other based on the style of wine they’re producing. Gris is based on the French Alsace style which is typically richer and riper while Grigio is based on the lighter and crisp & clean Italian style.Continue reading
Do you know the difference between Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris? It’s like Shiraz and Syrah. They are both made from the same grape variety however the producer decides to choose either Pinot Grigio or Pinot Gris based on the style they are making. The Italian version (Grigio) is a light and crisp style, while the French version (Gris) tends to be more full-bodied and richer. Both Grigio and Gris mean ‘grey’ because the grapes on the vine tend to be a greyish-blue/pink colour. So there you go 🙂 Continue reading