Light, fresh and fairly neutral, it is one of the most popular wine styles out there. But if you fancy venturing beyond the familiarity of Pinot Grigio, follow our Tasting team's recommendations for some characterful alternatives...
Pinot Grigio is best known as the light Italian white; fresh and round with tropical fruit and peardrop flavours. As the quality increases and yields become lower, so the texture gains weight and the flavours become more focused with minerality coming into the frame.
Working on the key themes of texture, fruit expression and minerality, our Tasting team have picked five Pinot Grigio alternatives that are worth trying.
Top Pinot Grigio alternatives:
This is a lovely fusion of regions where the Provençal grape Rolle (aka Vermentino) joins three Rhône varieties in a
Best known for its beautiful sweet wines, the region of Tokaji is also producing some excellent dry styles based on
Stone's Throw here refers to the short distance between the Riesling and Gewurztraminer vineyards across the Great Southern that provide
Villiera, known for its Méthode Cap Classique sparkling wines, has here created an off-dry white ideally suited to go with
Made with grapes from two outstanding vineyards, this is a classic, elegant Gavi di Gavi...