From the tasting team

Jane Faulkner on pinot gris

By Jane Faulkner

2 Feb, 2022

With its wonderful texture, modest acidity, ageability and pairability, this popular varietal has come a long way in the past 20 years, writes Tasting Team member Jane Faulkner.

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Given our love affair with pinot gris, or pinot grigio if you opt for the Italian name over the French, it’s hard to imagine Australian offerings were a novelty two decades ago. Now, the choice is mind-boggling. However, not all gris is created equal. It is a cool or mild climate variety and the best hail from the likes of Mornington Peninsula, Yarra Valley, Canberra District, Tasmania and Adelaide Hills