Italian Pinot Grigio
A Distinct Vocation for Export
Apr 2002 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Pinot Grigio is an unstable mutation of Pinot Noir, which arrived in Italy towards the end of the nineteenth century. The two areas where it is most widely planted today are the north-eastern regions of the Veneto, Trentino-Alto Adige and Friuli Venezia Giulia, and Lombardy where production centres on the province of Pavia in the DOC zone of the Oltrepò Pavese. Reliable yields and the fact that the variety does not demand particular care on the part of the grower (it is equally at home with guyo...
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