Provence, Spain, Oregon, Greece & Virginia, many under $15.
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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
Provence, Spain, Oregon, Greece & Virginia, many under $15.14 May
“The idea that rosé is grandma’s pink is long gone,” says Michael Meagher, chairman of the Boston Sommelier Society. Where once these wines were primarily sweet, many are now made in a dry style that can be excellent throughout a meal, not just as an aperitif.
View article >07 May
It’s warm and everyone is talking about rosé again. They must be doing a lot of talking because sales of rosé grew by 25% last year, according to a recent Nielsen report.
View article >27 Apr
You may not be used to spending more than $30 for a bottle, but there’s excellent value and quality beyond that threshold.
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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.
View article >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.
View article >12 Apr
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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