Oregon Pinot Gris is once more Getting its Gris on, with a statewide tasting to celebrate this varietal wine.
Oregon, Get Your Gris On!™ is wine and food nibble tasting event for consumers and is happening at wineries that want to join the fun, on Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, 2014.
The second largest grape variety being grown in the state of Oregon continues to be Pinot Gris, and Oregon wineries continue to want to build on the strengths of this grape variety:
STRENGTHS of Oregon Pinot Gris
Oregon is an perfect appellation, for place of origin
Pinot Gris a perfect partner for Oregon Pinot Noir lovers
The hallmarks of this variety are purity of fruit, acidity, and brightness
It’s an extremely aromatic variety
Price works well in restaurants for their by-the-glass program
Pinot Gris is an excellent wine for seafood, fish, and certain cheese
Oregon Pinot Gris’ palate texture is full and long, versus the Pinot Grigio style
It’s a perfect “entry” wine for tasting room customers
As a result, an Oregon Pinot Gris weekend has been created, and consumers can, for the second year in a row, get ready for “Get Your Gris On!™” fun.
So far, the following wineries are committed to Getting Their Gris On!
Naked Winery Hood River
Naked Winery Bend
Oak Knoll Winery
If you’re an Oregon Winery and want to Get Your Gris On, on September 27 and 28, please just send an Email to me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll list you, too.