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
Sunday’s are for good wine and chill time with the fam, including the fur family.
This new 2018 rosé release from Lou Miranda Estate, in SA’s Barossa Valley, retails for $23 and is made from a blend of Shiraz, Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio. The ‘Leone’ range from Lou Miranda is in honour of the family’s Nonna, Caterina Leone. Leone means lion in Italian.
And of course, when I learnt about the lion reference, this crazy cat lady immediately thought about the ‘lions’ in her living room. Continue reading
How does Pinot Grigio with Scallop Ravioli sound?
Well, that’s what you’ve got to look forward to in the Wine Selectors 2019 Chef & The Cellar Calendar case! This case includes 12 wines and a 2019 calendar with 12 matching recipes from Aussie chefs. Thank you WS for sending me a sample case to give a whirl!
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In January you’ll enjoy this Sam Miranda 2017 Pinot Grigio from Victoria’s Alpine & King Valleys with Chef Luke Storer’s Scallop Ravioli. Continue reading