Guide to Pinot Noir Wine

Guide to Pinot Noir Wine

What Is Pinot Noir? Pinot noir wine is named after the variety of grapes used to make it. Also known as “Red Burgundy” in many parts of the world, the pinot noir variety of grapes is the 10th most planted grape variety in the world. However, these grapes are not among the most common, as they have a reputation for being high maintenance. It takes a particular climate to be able to grow these uniquely dark, dense grapes — the Burgundy region of France, the Sonoma Valley in the United States and the Baden region of Germany all have it. …
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