Rosé. What comes to your mind when you hear about this particular type of wine? Summer? Lawn party? This wine is more than that.
Provence is the largest wine producing region specializing in dry rosé and they rosé very seriously and had even established The Center for Rosé Research in 1999, analyzing more than 1000 wines each year. The center is open to the public for anyone interested in learning more about this wine.
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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
In the Media
Rosé. What comes to your mind when you hear about this particular type of wine? Summer? Lawn party? This wine is more than that.14 Apr
For those of us who like drier wines, but are not afraid of a little fruit, a classic rosé is the way to go pinko, with no political connotations. Spring is when the fresh wave of new rosés come from Provence, France, and many other European wine regions, start showing up. Provence Rosés have a perfect lightness that pairs well with Florida Seafood and the lighter appetizer fare we tend to share by the poolside or on a boat.
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March in New York has been particularly bitter, but snow on the ground still meant wine that somehow, felt like Spring might be in the air as we sampled rose wines from Provence in our glasses at a walk-around tasting on March 2nd at the Humprey at the Eventi Hotel in Manhattan, which was very well attended by credentialed wine trade and media.
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Provence wine looks forward to another successful year as the new 2014 vintages make their way to the UK and US.
View article >26 Mar
The South of France is synonymous with Rosé as this type of wine becomes increasingly more popular. For some people there is a stigma against this pink colored wine while others embrace it as the latest trend. The salmon colored wine has its own following and interesting enough it goes back in time to when the Greeks first introduced grape vines to an area in the South of France now known as Provence in about 600 BC. The French are the number one consumers of this wine, France is largest producer in the world and today Provence is the prime region where Rosé is created. It goes without saying that when Provence In The City 2015 came to Los Angeles it was a wonderful opportunity to learn more about Rosé as well as the other wines from this region.
View article >24 Mar
A wine battle may be uncorked as imports of rosés from France, Italy, Spain, Germany, South Africa vie for shelf space and a share of the U.S. market, which is good news for consumers.
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