How well do you know Pinot Gris ?

The world of wine is vibrant, constantly changing and ever so interesting. Everyday wine enthusiasts can learn & share their new experiences with good food & friends. So the following ‘Wine Quiz’ is a little bit of fun and learning for all - and for those a little more competitive a personal test of your wine knowledge.

● So you think you know the origins of Pinot Gris?
● Or - You think you know the different styles of Pinot Gris?

Take this short Pinot Gris Quiz & find out.

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Pinot Grigio & Pinot Gris are one in the same - they also have a similar DNA profile to Pinot Noir. The difference in colour derived from a genetic mutation which occurred centuries ago. Which of the following is a typical description - difference between Pinot Grigio & Pinot Gris?

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Pinot Grigio or Gris is planted and enjoyed all over the world, which of the following is another name for the grape varietal?

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Pinot Gris with its natural greyish-blue skin is one of the more popular grapes varietal for producing which of the following wine styles?

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Pinot Gris in France was once called ‘Tokay d'Alsace’ - but in 1993, an agreement was reached between Hungary and the EU to phase out the name Tokay from non-Hungarian wine. In the case of Alsace, in which year did they agree to remove Tokay from their wine labels?

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In France, the spiritual home of Pinot Gris is in Alsace. What is the approximate planted area of Pinot Gris in the wine region of Alsace?

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In Alsace, Pinot Gris is grown and used to make wonderful 'Late Harvest / Botrytis' styles such as ‘Vendages Tardives’. What is the name of the other style of wine made in the region which is intensely rich, sweet and quite rare?

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The Pinot Gris grape typically has a greyish-blue skin, accounting for its name - Gris meaning ‘grey’ in French; and Pinot coming from the French word for?

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Which of the following are ideal growing conditions and resulting character of Pinot Gris / Grigio?

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In which of the following wine regions in Italy does Pinot Grigio thrive and produce quality wines?

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Which of the following wineries is the top selling Italian Pinot Grigio in the USA, plus in 2021 celebrated 60 years of producing Pinot Grigio wine?

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Which of the following is an ideal food pairing suggestion for Pinot Gris?

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Which of the following New Zealand wineries has been producing quality Pinot Gris since 1985?

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