The difference between Pinot Grigio & Pinot Gris

Published by Tamara Harrison - 25th Feb 2019

We often get asked what the difference is between Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris, so we thought we’d go straight to the source to find out! Naked winemaker Kevin McCarthy is often referred to as the ‘The father of Pinot Grigio in Australia’ so we couldn’t think of a better person to answer this question.

  • The easiest way to understand the difference between Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio is to understand their culture
  • Pinot Gris is from the Alsace region of France and Pinot Grigio originated in northeastern Italy
  • The style and flavours of the wine depend on the winemaker