When spring and summer approach, we read many articles extolling the greatness of dry rosé and its compatibility with these warmer seasons. Now that summer is winding down, many of us “automatically” begin looking to the more robust wines we’ve become accustomed to for the cooler months ahead. But one thing I’ve learned is not to abandon my love of dry rosé regardless of the temperature outside.
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Provence is the world's largest wine region specializing in dry rosé, and Provençal rosé is a rising favorite among American wine lovers. In 2014 Provence rosé wine exports to the United States climbed 29% . In the same year U.S. retail sales of imported rosé wines grew by 41% on volume, extending a multi-year trend.
Three reasons for Provence rosé’s growing appeal? Its food friendliness, its gold standard quality, and the joie de vivre it reflects. More >
News and Events
Provence in the City 2015 (#PITC15)
The Wines of Provence annual spring tasting tour, Provence in the City, will take place March 2-5 this year in New York (March 2), San Francisco (March 4) and Los Angeles (March 5). Wines of Provence and producers from throughout the region will host seminars and tasting events for sommeliers, retailers, distributors, educators, and journalists.
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Provence rosé exports to the U.S. jump 29%
FROM 2013 TO 2014
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When spring and summer approach, we read many articles extolling the greatness of dry rosé and its compatibility with these warmer seasons. Now that summer is winding down, many of us “automatically” begin looking to the more robust wines we’ve become accustomed to for the cooler months ahead. But one thing I’ve learned is not to abandon my love of dry rosé regardless of the temperature outside.21 Aug
US retailers have been reporting record sales of rosé wine, stretching outside summer months and including more diverse styles.
View article >20 Aug
Picture yourself dining on waterfront decks or relaxing at a porch party. On a warm summer day nothing is more satisfying than a well-chilled rosé.
The French have been enjoying rosé for centuries. In Provence, the home of Rosé, you will find a bottle on every table during the summer.
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The region of Provence in southern France should immediately come to mind, when thinking roses. Here, food and wine matches are made in heaven. And to be more specific still, the ancient town of Aix in the heart of Provence produces the best of the best, but I'll get to that in a minute.
View article >16 Jul
Pink Wine - aka rosé - is pretty much an afterthought in most wine regions around the globe. Among the world's major wine regions, only one casts rosé in a starring role, not as an extra: Provence
View article >01 Jul
Everyone knows that you can get great wine in France, with regions like Burgundy and Champagne getting frequent and unflaggingly positive reviews in and on just about every website, wine publication, and food blog from here to eternity, but even this Burgundy devotee knows that there is magic elsewhere in this grape-riddled nation. In particular, we’re talking about a little area in southeast France called Provence, home to the ever-delicious, ever-refreshing, ever-underrated Provence rosé.
View article >12 Jun
The home of the world’s most famous film festival is the perfect place to enjoy these red carpet rosés.
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