Italian wine reviews (tasted through March 2018)

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Italian wine reviews (tasted through May 2017)

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Italy’s Great Pinot Grigios

Follow this guide to find versatile, delicious Pinot Grigios worth savoring.

Wine snobs may look down upon Pinot Grigio, but I’m proud to say that I like it—as long as it’s the good stuff. There are extremely good, even excellent Pinot Grigios out there, although finding them can be a challenge.

First launched in the U.S. during the late 1970s, Pinot Grigio rose to become one of the most imported wines from Italy by the mid-1990s. These savory, refreshing offerings were polar opposites to the oaked-up, buttery and often palate-fatiguing Chardonnays that dominated the American market.

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