Pinot Gris

Pinot Gris {pee noh gree} is a white wine grape, originated in France in the region of Burgundy. The grape color is a combination of different tones of blue with grey. Due to the Grey tone of the grape, the name was given. Pinot Gris is a sibling of Pinot noir, and it is mostly found in France, Australia,  New Zealand, Ukraine, and USA. The color of the wine varies between country and the region that they are made, as well as the percentage of alcohol. In Italy and in California the wines are light-bodied, in Germany Pinot Gris are mostly known for been full-bodied.

Oregon Winemakers Stewart Boedecker and Athena Pappas talk about this white grape with pink skins that can be so different.

France

Alsace

Schaetzel produces wines the traditional grapes of Alsace, including Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc, as well as Sylvaner and a wonderful Cremant d’Alsace from Auxerrois.

Pinot Gris

Color of grape red
Species Vitis Vinifera
Origin France
Most common in Italy,France,USA
Phonetic pronunciation pee noh gree