Pinot Gris - the New Fave with Seafoods
Byline: David Ellis
WHILE it may not yet enjoy the popularity here that it does in its homeland France, Pinot Gris is fast becoming a new favourite in Australia with those who like white wines that display nice fruit-forward flavours and, served chilled, are ideal year-round with hot or cold seafoods.
It's not so long ago that you could count the number of plantings of Pinot Gris in this country on the fingers of one hand, but now growers are producing around 3000 tonnes of the variety every vintage, and its seems makers can't get enough of it.
It gets its name from the French word 'gris' that translates to 'grey' in English and refers to the colour of the …
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Publication information: Article title: Pinot Gris - the New Fave with Seafoods. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia). Publication date: March 20, 2010. Page number: 37. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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