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Single-Varietal White Wine Vinegars

Some markets now carry wine vinegars made from a specific variety of wine, such as Champagne or Pinot Grigio. We tasted them plain as well as whisked into a vinaigrette that we served with salad greens, and we included our favorite regular white wine vinegar, Napa Valley Naturals Organic White Wine Vinegar, for comparison.

What We Learned

In addition to conventional white wine vinegars, which are often made from blends of wines or wine stock, some markets now carry wine vinegars made from a specific variety of wine, such as Champagne or Pinot Grigio. Not surprisingly, these products tend to cost more than bottles labeled simply “white wine vinegar,” and we wondered if they were worth the splurge. We bought three nati...

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