Although many believe that Pinot Grigio originated in Italy, it was actually born, like most popular grapes of the world, in France where it is known as Pinot Gris. Now, Pinot Grigio or Pinot Gris can be found in most wine regions around the world. Grigio means grey in Italian because this wine produces a grayish-blue fruit and is typically darker in comparison to grapes used to produce other white wine varieties.
Cru International highlights the winemaking techniques and traditions from recognized wine regions around the world. Explore the world of wine one style at a time.