pinot grigio

noun, often capitalized P&G
pi·​not gri·​gio | \ ˈpē-(ˌ)nō-ˈgrē-j(ē-)ō How to pronounce pinot grigio (audio) , -zh(ē-)ō, pē-ˈnō- \

Definition of pinot grigio

: a dry white wine that is produced in Italy

Examples of pinot grigio in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wines include pinot grigio, cabernet and white zinfandel. Susan Dunne,, 11 June 2021 Bailey sips a glass of pinot grigio at lunch one fall afternoon at the Royal River Grill House, his favorite restaurant in his adopted hometown of Yarmouth, Maine, just north of Portland. Andrew Goldman, Town & Country, 3 June 2021 From the mountains of northern Italy, this bargain pinot grigio is an ideal summer sipper, predinner quaff or partner to lighter brunches. Washington Post, 30 Apr. 2021 Two of Auriemma’s wines are on the wine list, a pinot grigio and a red blend. Susan Dunne,, 5 June 2021 Almost everyone who worked on the show, past or present, requested that their names not be used for fear of retribution from Bravo, which can ruin a career faster than Ramona Singer can order a pinot grigio. Brian Moylan, Town & Country, 25 May 2021 Enjoy on its own, or add a couple berries and some cassis for an even livelier drink. Ecco Domani Pinot Grigio: available at SauceyFrom an acclaimed region of Northern Italy comes this popular and refreshing pinot grigio. Anthony Marcusa,, 10 Mar. 2021 In the Friuli Venezia-Giulia of northeastern Italy, pinot grigio was historically made by macerating the juice of the grapes with the pigment-laden skins. New York Times, 22 Apr. 2021 Most white wine has a shorter window: sauvignon blanc, riesling, and pinot grigio should be drunk within three years, while chardonnay and certain old-world whites last up to five years. Anthony Marcusa,, 22 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of pinot grigio

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pinot grigio

Italian, literally, gray Pinot

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19 Jun 2021

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“Pinot grigio.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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