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Tag Archives: Rosé

• ‘On fire’ Rosé Ready for Upmarket Push

‘On fire’ Rosé Ready for Upmarket Push

Rosé is showing signs of a real opportunity to push into higher price points as this booming category wins over Champagne drinkers and finds listings at top restaurants. “The market now needs super-premium rosé,” insisted Gérard Bertrand, a Pays d’Oc producer whose own rosé range has been expanding significantly. Citing the example of Garrus, a […]

• What Rosé Should You Drink? A Guide to Styles of Rosé Wine

What Rosé Should You Drink? A Guide to Styles of Rosé Wine

Someone told you somewhere that rosé wine is both manly and sophisticated. You may not have believed them at the time —because of the pink hue—, but now at least you’re curious. So what are these gentleman-friendly rosé wines and which ones should you try? This simple guide outlines some of the most popular styles […]

• The Right Temperatures to Serve Red and White Wines

The Right Temperatures to Serve Red and White Wines

If you’re serving your red wines at room temperature and your whites straight out of the fridge, you’re probably doing it wrong. Wine temperature is a lot more important than most people realize; it can dramatically affect how you experience flavor and aroma. When served too warm, red wines lose their nuance, coming across as […]

• Taste Some of the World’s Finest Rosés at La Nuit En Rosé Gala Event in NYC

Taste Some of the World’s Finest Rosés at La Nuit En Rosé Gala Event in NYC

EVENT PARTNERS INCLUDE ZACHYS, RIEDEL AND WINE BAR VIN SUR VINGTThe sun-kissed coasts and slopes of balmy wine growing regions around the world will lap up against the shores of Manhattan in June when La Nuit En Rosé makes its grand debut in New York City. The brainchild of wine entrepreneur Pierrick Bouquet, La Nuit […]

• Think pink – a bumper crop of rosé this year

Think pink – a bumper crop of rosé this year

No one in the Food & Wine office could avoid The Pile. Everyone who walked by The Pile commented on it. “Is there really that much rosé?” Yes. Yes, there is. “Are you going to taste all of that?” Quite a lot of it, in fact. “Why so much?” Why indeed, dear reader? In recent […]

• Five Stars for Four Roses Bourbon

Five Stars for Four Roses Bourbon

Oh, the perks of having a booze blog! You HAVE to taste in the interest of your dear readers and also for your own edification. And so it was that I went to a Four Roses tasting recently. It was all for you. Problem is, I misplaced my notes somewhere along the way so I […]

• Already delicious Ott to make rosé to rival d’Esclans

Already delicious Ott to make rosé to rival d’Esclans

Domaines Ott in Côtes de Provence is to launch a super premium rosé from Bandol to rival Château d’Esclans’ top wine Garrus. “The wine will be made from around 70% Mourvèdre as it has the best ageing potential for rosé, and we want this wine to age,” Ott’s export manager Christophe Renard told the drinks […]

• Who knew? Kansas produces 100,000 gallons of wine

Who knew? Kansas produces 100,000 gallons of wine

Kansas grape growers tend nearly 350 acres of vines — it’s hardly France or California — but they did produce more than 100,000 gallons of wine last year, two new surveys show. The surveys were released this week by the National Agricultural Statistics Service office in Kansas. Kansas Agriculture Secretary Dale Rodman says the data […]

• Gallo launches Californian Merlot rosé to UK

Gallo launches Californian Merlot rosé to UK

Gallo Family Vineyards has brought its first Californian Merlot rosé to the UK market. Its portfolio of rosé wines which currently includes White Zinfandel and White Grenache is offering the third wine at a lower alcohol content of just 9.5% abv aimed to appeal to the growing number of consumers who look for lower alcohol options on a […]

• Top 10 Trends in Wine for 2010

Top 10 Trends in Wine for 2010

Do you want to know what’s hot in the wine world? Here are the top 10 trends: 1. Rosé Wine 2. Grower Champagne 3. Metropolitan Wineries 4. Natural Wines 5. Fruit days, Root Days… 6. More Wine Drinkers in America 7. Screwcaps & Box Wines 8. Lower Alcohol Wine 9. Biodynamics & Eco-Friendly wine 10. […]

• Why I Hate Ordering Wine by the Glass

Why I Hate Ordering Wine by the Glass

Do the math. Think about where it’s been. The problem of pouring one at a time, and how to fix it. “Every wine drinker I know maintains at least one wine-related prejudice or another—whether he admits it or not. One friend, for example, abhors drinking white wine while another eschews all rosés (he has labeled […]