Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio are both grape varieties that are mutations of the Pinot Noir grape. This is said to be the grape with two names. Pinot Gris originated in Burgundy, but is now grown in wine regions all over the world. Pinot Grigio translates as Pinot Gris in Italian. Pinot Gris originated in Italy but is now also grown all over the world. There are three main types of Pinot Grigio which are described as: Minerally & Dry, Fruity & Dry, and Fruity & Sweet.
Pinot Gris is known as a zesty white wine which can also be used to make Rosé. Across both these styles the scent and aroma is commonly described as having apple, pear, strawberry, honey, hay, brioche and bread flavours. Food pairings: Seafood, chicken, smoked foods and creamy pastas depending on the particular brand and region.