You are what you eat, as the saying goes, but unfortunately you are also what you drink, too.
For a whole array of reasons, it's useful to know the calorie content in your wine, especially those you drink a lot of, like the trusty Pinot grigio.
So how many calories are in a glass of Pinot Grigio wine?
How Many Calories Are In Pinot Grigio?
An average bottle of Pinot Grigio will contain around 620 calories, with a 150ml glass of Pinot Grigio coming in at around 120 calories per serving.
But not all wine is made the same and not all grapes are identical so this number will vary from Pinot Grigio to Pinot Grigio.
Glasses of wine also come in varying sizes, so let's look at how many calories you can expect to find in different glass sizes of Pinot Grigio.
How Many Calories In a Glass of Pinot Grigio?
A small 150ml glass of Pinot Grigio will contain about 120 calories per serving.
But what happens if someone pours you a slightly bigger glass?
- So a medium 175ml glass of Pinot Grigio will contain about 144 calories per serving.
- A large glass of Pinot Grigio, coming in at 250ml, will contain about 207 calories per glass.
Calories are a natural part of the human diet and our body needs the energy they provide.
But if you’re looking to consume slightly less calories, what wines are good low calorie options for you?
How Many Calories In a Bottle of Pinot Grigio?
There’s about 620 calories in your average 750ml bottle of Pinot Grigio.
What Type of Wine Has The Least Calories?
Wines that have low levels of calories include sparkling wines such as Champagne and Prosecco as well as drier styles of white wine with low levels of alcohol.
It's the alcohol and the residual sugar that contributes to the final number of calories so you want to look out for styles of wine that are low in these areas.
Types of wine that are low in calories also include white wines such as Sauvignon Blanc and red wines such as Pinot Noir and Merlot.
Although these will also vary from maker to maker.
It might be worth sticking to sparkling wines or these lower calorie red and white wines as well as limiting yourself to one or two smaller glasses instead of splashing out on a whole bottle.
It can get harder to keep track of your calorie intake the tipsier you get, after all!
But if you have your heart set on Pinot Grigio what low calorie styles of Pinot Grigio should you be looking out for?
Pinot Grigio With Lower Calories
Here are some brands or labels of Pinot Grigio that have a lower calorie count in comparison to other Pinot Grigio wines out there:
- Piattini Pinot Grigio contains only 79 calories per glass
- Vino Pomona Pinot Grigio has a mere 80 calories per glass
- Dry River Pinot Grigio is also low in calories, with 84 calories in a single serving
With a little research there’s very much a Pinot Grigio for everyone, whether you’re watching out for your calories or you’re throwing caution to the wind.
Before You Go...
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You can browse more posts on Wine Types here
You can read our other guides about Pinot Grigio here:
- How Long Does Pinot Grigio Last?
- Should Pinot Grigio Be Chilled?
- Is Pinot Grigio Sweet?
- What Does Pinot Grigio Taste Like?
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