The grape behind some of the best wines of France and California, its style varies widely depending on where it was grown and the winemaker’s style. Learn More
One of the few grapes with a descriptive name, Gewürztraminer translates literally to “spicy grape.” These wines are famous for their exotic aromatics and flavors.
This white grape is one of the oldest known varieties. It is used in the production of Italy’s sparkling Asti, as well as in the fortified dessert wines of France. Learn More
Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio
When made in Italy or in the Italian style, this grape is labeled Pinot Grigio. Otherwise Pinot Gris, the original French name, is used. Oregon produces high-quality Pinot Gris. Learn More
Riesling is a cold-weather grape that thrives in Germany, northern France, Washington and Oregon. No other grape, save Pinot Noir, is more expressive of the soil in which it was grown. Learn More
An important variety in France, Sauvignon Blanc is a grape whose herbaceous flavors (hay, cut grass and asparagus) are instantly recognizable. Learn More
Discover other white wines, ranging from Arneis (whose name means “rascal” in the local Italian dialect) to Viognier, a full-bodied white becoming increasingly popular in California. Learn More