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 Bottles of her bestselling Good Times Good Friends pinot grigio are cherished by many. Essence, 22 July 2022 For wine lovers who are looking for an alternative to chardonnay, pinot grigio, or sauvignon blanc, consider what the Italians drink on the sunny islands of Sicily and Sardinia to keep their cool during the hot days of summer. Liz Thach, Forbes, 30 June 2022 The winery also offer a more traditional selection, including sauvignon blanc, pinot grigio and merlot. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, 23 May 2022 The fourth and fifth taps are pinot grigio and pinot noir. Marci Robin, Allure, 26 Apr. 2022 Who said pinot grigio and healing can't go hand in hand? Perri Ormont Blumberg, Travel + Leisure, 13 Feb. 2022 One Saturday in 1980, Richard M. Daley, a product of beer-chugging Bridgeport, paid a visit to Dawn Clark Netsch’s Old Town salon of pinot grigio-sipping liberals. Ron Grossman, Chicago Tribune, 21 Apr. 2022 For $45 more, a bottle of wine can be added, a Ruffino pinot grigio or Meiomi pinot noir. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 8 Feb. 2022 There are healing places, as in, the restorative properties of a hotel balcony whilst sipping a glass of pinot grigio with your spouse on the balcony after your little one is dropped off at the kid's club. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Travel + Leisure, 13 Feb. 2022 See More

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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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25 Jul 2022

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“Pinot grigio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinot%20grigio. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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