Pinot Noir is a type of red wine produced from a specific variety of dark purple grape.


In 2255 in the Kelvin timeline, Cadets James T. Kirk and T'Laya drank pinot noir together in Kirk's room the night before the Zeta Fleet Training Exercise. (TOS - Starfleet Academy novel: The Gemini Agent)

In 2352, a year prior to entering Starfleet Academy, while touring the Magruder Mansion in southern Ohio, Cheb Packer offered Anna Mears and Kathryn Janeway an authentic Pinot Noir produced in northern California. They toasted to being in San Francisco next year. (VOY novel: Mosaic)

In 2372, Jean-Luc Picard enjoyed a glass of Pinot Noir from a rare Delacroix vintage during a visit to The Captain's Table. (TNG - Enterprise Logs short story: "The Captain and the King")

In 2377, Seven of Nine served Chakotay dinner accompanied with Pinot Noir. (VOY episode: "The Void")

During the 2381 invasion of the Borg Collective, Picard took a moment to recreate his La Barre, France family vineyard on the holodeck of the USS Enterprise-E. Some of the grapes growing were of the type used to make Pinot Noir. He pinched some and crushed one while expressing frustrations to Beverly Crusher. (ST - Destiny novel: Lost Souls)

In 2381, following the evacuation of Risa due to the Borg threat, Donald Wheeler tried to order a glass of Pinot Noir from a replicator in a bar aboard a Risian transport. The computer denied his request, stating that their emergency status restricted the system to providing only essential foods and beverages. When he argued that his condition was an emergency situation, the computer interpreted him as being ill and produced a bowl of chicken soup. (TNG novel: Losing the Peace)

In August 2382, Julian Bashir and Ezri Dax shared a bottle of a pinotage, a mix of Pinot Noir and Cinsaut, in her quarters aboard the USS Aventine. (ST - Typhon Pact novel: Zero Sum Game)

In the 25th century, old friends Jake Sisko and Nog shared a bottle of a rich tasting 2376 Italian Pinot Noir which had an odor of oak and fruit. Nog thought the 2377 variety was a better vintage, but stated that fresh nutria, a type of Earth rodent, would pair well with the wine. (ENT novel: The Good That Men Do)




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