IN THE MEDIA
Apr
17
2014
Chateau d’Esclans Rosé, Domaines Sacha Lichine
Eat Something Sexy blog
The lush texture and clean ... finish make this an ideal wine to pair with richer foods, especially with vegetables involved.
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Apr
17
2014
Rosé: Now trending
The Washington Post
This is serious wine, ideal to slake a summer thirst but also to pair with garlicky or acidic and salty foods. Rosé’s home is southern France, so think Mediterranean.
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Apr
16
2014
Provence Sweeps Board at Rosé Tasting
The Drinks Business
Wines from in and around Provence dominated the top spots in a blind tasting in London last week that featured 31 of the world’s most famous and expensive rosés.
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Apr
16
2014
Verdict: a blind tasting of top rosé wines
The Wine Dectective (UK)
Reviewer: "Provence’s drier, savoury textural styles float my boat and I am not averse to oak provided that there is precision and freshness."
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Apr
15
2014
Brad, Angelina bring vineyard back to life
Pensacola News Journal
Crisp acidity gives this rosé a great structure, but it also has a French elegance that makes for a well-balanced, delicious wine.
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Mar
25
2014
The Art of Living: Pairing the Food and Wine of Provence
Grape Collective
A review of 'Provence Food and Wine: The Art of Living,' a new book by François Millo and Viktorija Todorovska.
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Mar
13
2014
Domaine du Grand Cros, L’Esprit de Provence Cuvée Rosé
Eat Something Sexy blog
This wine is bone dry, slightly astringent and minerally with flavors of beach plum and tangerine.
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Mar
10
2014
Provence Rules! Say Yes to Red, White, Rosé
A Wine Story blog
A brief review of the Wines of Provence media tasting event.
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Mar
09
2014
Provence Rosé: Tasting and Travel Notes from "Provence in the City 2014"
The Modern Trobadors blog
A detailed review of the Boston stop on the Provence in the City 2014 tasting tour.
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Mar
07
2014
Jason Wilson: It is finally time to take ‘blush’ seriously?
Harpers.com (UK)
Analysis of the rosé trend from an American male who enjoys drinking rosé wine.
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Mar
06
2014
Bistrot Tropezien Cotes de Provence Rose’ 2013
cheapwinefinder.com
These are dry, intricate wines that really evoke the spirit of a cozy bistro on a hill overlooking the ocean on the warm summer evening.
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Feb
26
2014
Provence Rosé Exports to the U.S. Jump 40%
Chilled
For the 10th consecutive year, exports of rosé wines from Provence to the United States have grown at double-digit rates.
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Feb
18
2014
From the Wine Cellar: Show your love with rosé
Poughkeepsie Journal
To create an experience for your sweetheart, match the profile of flavors he or she likes. Rosés can be full and rich, dry and steely, light with soft fruits and even bold and tannic.
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Feb
13
2014
Forget flowers: Buy rosés for Valentine’s Day
National Post (Canada)
Just as pink is the halfway hue between white and red on the colour spectrum, drinking pink offers up the best of both in the wine worlds.
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Jan
27
2014
What are the world's 100 best types of wines?
The Gray Report
A draft list of the 100 top wine types, including Provence rosé.
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Jan
12
2014
January Wine Choices
Foodepedia
Just because it's wintertime there's no need to ignore a good rosé. Spotlight on Château Vignelaure Rosé 2012.
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Dec
23
2013
High on the Vine: My favorite wines of 2013
AtlantaMagazine.com
2012 Peyrassol Cotes de Provence Commanderie de Peyrassol Rosé is among the author's top 8 wines of the year.
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Oct
17
2013
Neighbor love in Provence
NUVO.net
Owners of 35 estates offered up fruit to winemaker Raimond de Villeneuve after his fields were destroyed by hail. The result, Grele 2012, is a terrific rosé.
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Sep
06
2013
Summer in Bay Area perfect time for rosé
San Francisco Examiner
As the rest of the country says goodbye to summer, the Bay Area is just getting started. Now is the chance to bask in the glory of rosé.
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Sep
05
2013
Fancy a Tipple? Provence postcards
Rutland & Stamford Mercury (UK)
Why Provencal pinks are so fashionable and seductive.
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Sep
03
2013
Rosé Boom Shows No Sign Of Slowing
Wine-Searcher.com
The rosé category is enjoying unprecedented success on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Sep
02
2013

Château d’Esclans’ Garrus Rosé Bedazzles

The Modern Trobadors blog
Few people would argue that the rosés of Provence set the world’s standard for the third color of wine: pale, dry, chalky, minerally, a little fruity with matching acidity.
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Aug
07
2013
Forecasting Wine's Future
Wine Spectator
One impact of the Millennial generation on wine consumption is the end of a two-color palette, as dry rosé has shifted from a minor player to frequent year-round quaff.
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Aug
07
2013
How to choose a good rosé wine
Denver Post
The French way is becoming our way because we both know how deliciously dry rosé pairs with food.
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Aug
01
2013
8 great rosés for summer
Los Angeles Times
Rosé is coming into its own as a serious wine.
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Jul
15
2013
The Rosé Revolution
Aspen Times
Rosé consumption in the U.S. has spiraled over the last half-decade, with much of the growth coming from overseas.
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Jul
05
2013
Refreshing rosés that pair well with summer eats
Today.com
Rosés are the quintessential wines of summer, at once light and refreshing but also substantial. Some of them are capable of pairing with a wide range of foods, from fish and chicken to pork and lamb.
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Jun
28
2013
Sacha Lichine Aiming To Make Provence The ‘Champagne’ Of Rosé
Rosé is getting more respect than in the past, says Sacha Lichine, adding "Provence is to rosé what Champagne is to sparkling wine.”
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Jun
25
2013
Provencal roses offer the pleasures of pink
The Boston Globe
In the classic method of rosé production, skins and juice soak together for a short period of time before the juice is run off into another tank to ferment like a white wine. Skin contact with the juice provides tannin, flavor compounds, and color to give the wine texture and interest.
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Jun
19
2013
Time to taste the wines of Provence
Chicago Tribune
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Jun
17
2013
Relax. It's Rosé.
Village Voice
Provence holds universal status as the kingdom of rosé for good reason: Winemakers there are specialists.
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Jun
14
2013
15 Delicate Provençal Rosés
Wine Spectator
Americans are drinking pink with greater gusto than ever. Here, 15 wines under $20 a bottle from the heartland of French rosé production, Provence.
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Jun
11
2013
Rosé’s right for the season
The Washington Post
Wine lovers should always have at least one bottle chilling in the refrigerator throughout the summer.
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Jun
03
2013
Provence in a Plastic Cup: 5 Perfect Picnic Wines
Bon Appetit
Good, affordable picnic wines from Provence.
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May
28
2013
Vin rosé here to stay
Chicago Tribune
Like so much else in wine, we follow the French, for whom a full one-third of their wine drinking is pink. Their way is becoming our way because we both know how deliciously dry rosé pairs with food.
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May
28
2013
Dry rosé wines tickle our experts' fancy
Dallas Morning News
Review of a wide range of dry pink wines suited for different occasions and food pairings.
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May
22
2013
Dream pink in Provence for perfect summer quaffers
FloridaToday.com
Provencal roses are intended to accompany the seafood-laden cuisine of France’s southern region. They are equally adept with chicken, pork and food from Northern Italy.
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May
15
2013
2012 Rosés
Underground Wineletter
A review of 18 rosé wines from Provence and elsewhere in France, just in time for spring and summer sipping.
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May
07
2013
Treat Mom to a meal with wine for her special day
TribLive.com
In honoring Mom this year, consider simply spending time with her by sharing a tasty bottle of Provence wine with a meal.
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May
07
2013
Jolie-Pitt's New Wine Is Scarce, Twelve Best Rosé's To Try Instead
Forbes
Often associated with warmer months, dry pink wines are really year-round options when it comes to cuisine. Make a mental note here to buy some for your Thanksgiving dinner.
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Apr
24
2013
Rosé wines a sure sign that spring is here
Lincoln Journal Star
There is something special about jump-starting the season with interesting wines as outdoor activities and patio dining come back into our lives.
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Apr
23
2013
So, Is Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's Wine Worth the Hype?
The Village Voice
The wine is perfumed and smacks of summer: blooming jasmine and honeysuckle, red fruits of cherry, raspberry and watermelon, plus zippy citrus peel. Refreshing. Eminently drinkable.
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Apr
18
2013
Getting to know rosé
Darien Times (Conn.)
Rosé offers more versatility than any other wine category.
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Apr
15
2013
Provençal Lunch with Château d'Esclans Rosé
Benito's Wine Reviews
My first thought was what I was going to eat with them; rosés are amazingly food friendly.
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Apr
12
2013
The rosé comeback
Steuben Courier
A warm day, a bucket of ice, a bottle of rose, and life is good.
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Apr
03
2013
Rosé 101: How to Choose a Rosé de Provence
The Daily Sip
Rosé de Provence is the kind of wine that fulfills a longing for a particular time and place.
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Apr
02
2013
There’s more to celebu-wines than star power
The Palm Beach Post
The latest effort to go public is a French rosé from Angelina and Brad, the Jolie-Pitt 2012 Cotes de Provence that earned a 90 score from Wine Spectator.
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Apr
02
2013
Traditional rosés have more depth of flavor than blush wines
TribLive
When luxuriating under blue skies and brilliant sun, tasty, chilled dry rosé wines offer the perfect choice.
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Mar
18
2013
Jolie-Pitt Star Power Propels New Provence Rosé
Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator first to review celebrity couple's project with Beaucastel's Perrin family at Château Miraval (90 points).
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Mar
07
2013
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Debut Wine Sells Out Within Hours, Receives First Tasting Review
Vanity Fair
Pitt and Jolie teamed with Famille Perrin and actively participated in the wine-making process.
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Feb
18
2013
How to enjoy rosé wine
French Pedals
Rosé wines offer interesting opportunities in food matching when a red would be too overpowering and a white not robust enough.
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Feb
15
2013
Wines for the Ultimate Comfort Food Combo
The Daily Sip by Bottlenotes
Pairing wine with grilled cheese and tomato soup: Dry rosé is one of the most versatile and food-friendly wines on the planet.
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Feb
08
2013
Savoring the South of France
Bask Magazine
When I recently made my way to the "Sud de France" and Provence, everything I had imagined really did come true.
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Feb
07
2013
PINK WINE IS NOT JUST FOR VALENTINE’S DAY ANYMORE!
BevMo
Why save your pinks for one day a year? Pink wine is not just for Valentine’s Day.
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Dec
21
2012
Red wines for turkey
Montreal Gazette
A few dollops of cranberry sauce and mushroom gravy mean that fruity and higher-acidity reds can do the trick. One example: Les Cerisiers 2009, Abbaye St-Hilaire (Coteaux Varois en Provence). Floral and delicate aromatics.
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Dec
01
2012
Simple Fish Bouillabaisse
About.com
Matching bouillabaisse with wine can be perplexing. ... Meet the choices halfway with a dry rosé, preferably one from Provence, where this soup originates.
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Nov
28
2012
Year-round rose wines from Provence
Washington Exeminer
Provencal residents drink the pretty-in-pink wines throughout the year with a variety of foods.
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Nov
13
2012
Wine of the Week: Domaines Ott Les Domaniers, Côtes de Provence, Rose 2011
Dallas Morning News
Here’s a perfect wine for your Thanksgiving table. It has the fruit to go with the cranberry sauce and sweet potatoes, and the crispness and dryness to complement turkey and savory stuffing.
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Oct
17
2012
Fall for Rosé
Boise Weekly
As we transition from summer to fall, pink is the perfect pick.
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Sep
22
2012
All the Bits and All the Booze
Philly Beer Scene
Among the recommended pairings for lobster is a "beyond delicious" Côtes de Provence rosé from Chateau d’Esclans.
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Sep
07
2012
Summertime blues no match for a rosé
San Francisco Examiner
There are those who believe rosé-drinking season ends with Labor Day, but I protest.
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Aug
30
2012
Brangelina to Serve Their Own Rosé to Wedding Guests
Wine Spectator
Among the wines to be served at the Jolie-Pitt wedding will be bottles of Château Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé Pink Floyd 2011.
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Aug
29
2012
Rosé Wine Food Pairing
Wine-Flair.com
Rosé wine—mostly dry wine, that is—pairs great with a wide range of food. In fact it’s one of the best pairing wines there is.
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Aug
27
2012
South of France in a Bottle: Domaine Ott Clos Mireille Côtes de Provence Rosé
Entaste
With an elegant pale peach color, shimmering in the Provence sunlight, the sleek and sultry shaped wine bottle just sensually screams ‘drink me!’
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Aug
17
2012
Great wines to pair with outdoor dining
Omaha World-Herald
Rosé wine seems to have officially shed its reputation as an off-dry “intro” wine in the United States.
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Aug
13
2012
5 Summer Rosés Under $15
Huffington Post
Rosé wine is perfect for warm weather activities: rooftop-sipping, poolside lounging, barbecuing, and picnicking in the park.
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Aug
09
2012
Rosé Blooms in the Hamptons
The Wall Street Journal
Rosé is the color of the Hamptons this season.
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Aug
01
2012
Vineyard owned by celebrities produces rose wine
Cape Cod Times
Provencal roses go well with Indian curries, sushi, spicy Szechuan, tacos, tomato salad, barbecue, and grilled tuna.
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Jul
29
2012
Brad Pitt, Angelina Seduce With 50 Shades of Pink
Bloomberg
Dry pink wines have been a fad, a craze, a global trend and now they’ve settled into what everyone drinks in summer, and not just at the beach.
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Jul
18
2012
Shades of Rosé
LA Weekly
Rosé has survived its derogatory typecasting and enjoys a reputation as one of the wine world's most refreshing options.
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Jul
17
2012
Provence Rosés: the Perfect Summer Wines
Wine Review Online
During the last decade, rosé wines have been trending upward, not only in the U.S. but also in Europe.
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Jul
11
2012
Philippe's Vanessa Trevino Boyd Talks Wine Enthusiast Award, Rose Wine and More
Eater Houston
An interview with one of Food & Wine's Top Sommeliers of 2012.
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Jul
11
2012
Decanter travel guide: Provence, France
Decanter.com
Read the full guide to Provence, including the best wineries to visit, plus top places to stay, eat, shop and relax.
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Jul
05
2012
Pink is the New White
New Jersey Monthly
People are becoming more familiar with the dry rosé wines that are often served in place of white wines in warm weather.
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Jul
03
2012
Château d’Esclans Whispering Angel Côtes de Provence Rosé
Winophilia
The estate’s entry-level Whispering Angel is a bright, classic take on Provençal rosé, at an extremely fair price given its pedigree and quality.
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Jun
27
2012
Best Wines Under $20
Men's Fitness
Even you're not a bawler with your very own yacht, you can start drinking like one.
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Jun
25
2012
Drink rosé!
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
If you want to taste what rosé is about, look to the Mediterranean.
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Jun
22
2012
France, and the World, Drinks More Pink
International Herald Tribune/The New York Times
In France, the star of the wine scene is rosé. Rosé exports have risen, too, though most French rosé is actually drunk in France.
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Jun
15
2012
SUMMERTIME IS ROSÉ TIME!
The Underground Wineletter
Don’t miss the 2011 rosés. They are some of the best balanced and food friendly wines in the world.
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Jun
13
2012
Pluck a Summer Rosé
The Wall Street Journal
The styles range widely, from light and zingy with only the barest hint of fruit to full-bodied and complex, sometimes quite tannic, approaching the structure and character of a red.
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Jun
08
2012
16 Easy-Drinking Rosés
Wine Spectator
New reviews of dry, crisp, refreshing wines from Provence, southern France's rosé heartland.
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Jun
01
2012
The pleasures of pink: Rosé wine means summertime
Naples Daily News
It transports me to the lavender-scented seaside of Provence, France, rosé's birthplace and heartland.
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May
27
2012
A bounty of 2011 rosé: The Chronicle recommends
San Francisco Chronicle
These wines show that rosé is now enjoying life on its own terms.
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May
18
2012
Vibrant Bean and Radish Salad and Fresh Rosé for Memorial Day
Wine Spectator
Rosé makes a fine, versatile pairing with the salad (list of recently rated rosés is included).
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May
08
2012
Sunshine in a bottle: The freshest, lightest vintages to sip this summer
The Independent
2011 MIP* Made in Provence Classic Rosé Côtes de Provence Domaine Sainte Lucie is everything you could wish for in a superior Provence rosé.
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May
07
2012
The Perfect Wine? SURPRISE: IT’S ROSE
ForbesLife
Yes, rosé can be serious: refined, tightly balanced, and intensely flavorful. But in its soul, mon cher, it just wants to see you happy.
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May
07
2012
Rosé Colored Glasses
Bottlenotes/The Daily Sip
The wines of Provence set the pink standard when it comes to rosé.
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May
06
2012
Drink: Chateau D’Esclans Whispering Angel Cotes de Provence Rosé 2011
Philly.com
The fashion among Provence’s modern rosés has been to make them as pale as possible, and the best manage to achieve this without sacrificing fullness of flavor.
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May
05
2012
Sunshine in a bottle: The freshest, lightest vintages to sip this summer
The Independent (UK)
2011 MIP* Made in Provence Classic Rosé, Côtes de Provence, Domaine Sainte Lucie: Pale salmon-pink with a delicate blush, this is everything you could wish for in a superior Provence rosé.
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Apr
26
2012
Wine Expert Mark Oldman On Drinking Bravely And Shunning Conventional Wisdom
Austinist.com
Rosé from its spiritual heartland, Provence, can be as irresistible as Bérénice Bejo’s smile in "The Artist," says the interviewee.
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Apr
18
2012
Think pink for wine this summer
Palm Beach Daily News
Rosé wines from all over the wine-making world, especially Provence, fly off the shelves in south Florida.
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Apr
13
2012
Drinking Pink :: Vins de Provence 2012
Edge Boston
A good rosé can offer just as much complexity, and unfold its manifold aromas in just as delightful a fashion, as any top-quality red or white wine.  (A review of the Vins de Provence tasting event in Boston.)
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Apr
11
2012
Provence in the City 2012
Wine Compass blog
In late March, 17 producers from Provence descending on Washington, D.C. (as well as other U.S. cities) to present their signature dry rosé wines.
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Apr
10
2012
Look to Provence for rich and ripe reds
The Baltimore Sun
Despite the fact that 85 percent of Provence's wine production is of pale persuasion, those producers who paint with robust red pigment produce an equally stunning canvas of offerings.
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Apr
05
2012
Three Cru Classé Ladies of the Côtes de Provence
The Underground Wineletter
While in Provence, we tried hard to try as many rosés as possible. But, without question, the real standouts were the wines from the wine estates of the three wonderful ladies that we visited.
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Apr
05
2012
Come and discover the Provence Wine Route
French Wine News
Stretching out over three departments, eight appellations, and over 330 estates, the Provence Wine Route is an invitation to discover the sweet life in the land of cicadas.
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Mar
27
2012
Rosé wines that muscle up the power of pink
Baltimore Sun
None of these wines, despite being "pretty in pink," are powder puffs. They are serious wines with impactful flavors and aroma.
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Feb
20
2012
The unfailing success of rosé wines from Provence
French Wine News
With 152 million bottles of AOC rosé wine produced from the 2011 grape harvest, Provence has confirmed its position as France’s top producer of rosé.
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Jan
24
2012
3 Tips for Buying the Rosés of Provence + Pair with Salmon, Roast Chicken, Asian Dishes and Salads
nataliemaclean.com (blog)
Mouth-watering, bone-dry, food-friendly rosés -- here are my top tips for finding them in your local liquor store, no matter where you live.
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Jan
11
2012
Rosé Revolution
Winefoodguide.com
Dry rosé wines from Côtes de Provence have sparked a global revolution with a modern expression of style and flavor.
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Dec
23
2011
New Year's Eve tipples
Huddersfield Examiner (UK)
Rose wines aren’t just for summer quaffing, and Les Maitres Vignerons de St Tropez Rose ... will bring some joie de vivre to the great year-end.
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Dec
20
2011
A Rosé Revolution
Los Angeles Confidential
Ever since The New York Times Sunday Styles section proclaimed rosé wine “the summer drink to be seen with” back in 2006, the pink drink’s popularity has soared to new heights.
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Dec
20
2011
Provence in the Pink, Part II
wine-pages.com
A review of some leading Provence wine estates.
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Dec
18
2011
Provence blog part 1 – La Vie en Rosé
The Wandering Palate
Thoughts about rosé; an introduction to Provence.
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Dec
08
2011
Provence in the Pink
wine-pages.com
 A review of some of Provence's leading winemakers, including Domaines Ott, Château Vignelaure, Domaine de Rimauresq, Château La Coste, Château de Chausse, and Château de Saint Martin.
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Nov
22
2011
Intelligent Wine Making at its Best
Foodepedia (UK)
On one of the most favored and protected stretches of the Mediterranean coast of France there exist 62 hectares of the luckiest vines. Here at Château Léoube the grapes are treated to a magical combination of roasting sunshine and cooling sea breezes. Tended by their loving owners, they are transformed into a small but perfectly formed selection of red and rosé wines.
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Nov
21
2011
ROSÉ WINES: A Perfect Pairing for the Thanksgiving Table
Examiner.com

Thanksgiving is almost here and you’ll need to select wines that complement without overpowering the homey American cuisine. Rosé ... may be the perfect wine for this enjoyable holiday.

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Nov
20
2011
6 wines to try this Thanksgiving
pressconnects.com
Rosés are a wonderful all-around food wine. Some have more red wine-like stuffing, so they tend to be amazing with cured meats, turkey, ham, pork and chicken.
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Nov
15
2011
Pure Pink Pleasure: Rosé Wines
Steven Kolpan On Wine (blog)
Dry or off-dry rosés are wonderful wines because they are so surprising on the palate – driven by the intoxicating aromas and lingering tastes of strawberries, raspberries, cranberries, peaches, nectarines.

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Oct
03
2011
More 2010 French Rosés with Food Pairings
The Underground Wineletter
Contrary to the belief of some, summer is not the only time of the season to enjoy Rosé.... I especially like to have Rosé at Thanksgiving.
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Sep
23
2011
Rosé On The Rise As More French Wine Drinkers Prefer Pink
Worldcrunch

In France, the world’s leading producer of rosé wine, sales are up thanks to increases in both consumption and price.

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Aug
26
2011
Wine Enthusiast’s Annual Wine Star Awards
Wine Enthusiast
Provence is nominated for the magazine's Wine Region of the Year award.
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Aug
17
2011
Rosé wine: Drinking pink, Part 2
NY Wine Examiner
A look at rosés that are on the bigger and more robust side.
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Aug
15
2011
Rosé wine: What should we drink when we think pink?
NY Wine Examiner
More and more New Yorkers are coming around to the fact that dry rosé is the perfect wine for summer.
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Aug
14
2011
A Rosé By Other Names
Virtual Gourmet blog
It is only in the past half dozen years that we have come to see rose’ as the French seem to see it, as a wine for more than one season.
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Aug
13
2011
Rosé of summer
Wine Lovers Page
When summer's sultry heat burns down, I'm not at all loath to pull the cork from a Provence rosé. (Includes a review of Chateau de Roquefort 2010 Corail Côtes de Provence Rosé.)
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Jul
28
2011
The Rosé craze
Napa Valley Register

Pick up any wine magazine or read just about any wine column that has been published in the last few months and without a doubt, there will be an article about rosé wines. It’s the fantastic rosé craze.

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Jul
18
2011
Vins de Provence
lifebylyle (blog)
As the wines emerge into the California market, they can ... assimilate quite well and offer complex, deep flavors for those who are seeking something light during the summer months or year-round with Asian cuisine.
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Jul
15
2011
The Rosés of Provence
New York Arts
Two things were immediately evident: these wines were made with great care, and their stylishly subtle and varied flavors combined with vibrant minerality would make them a match for a wide variety of foods.
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Jun
16
2011
Provincial pink: rosé wine
Examiner.com - Atlantic City, NJ

Chateau Routas Rouvière Rosé is the quintessential, estate-produced rosé, that is extremely versatile to match.

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Jun
14
2011

Top Rosés for Summer

FriendsEAT.com
French rosé is mostly paired off with Mediterranean cuisines, which a lot of foodies around the globe have learned to love and appreciate. Not only does rosé suits the seaside ambiance, it is considered a wine for all seasons and occasions.
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Jun
07
2011
Drier rosés are versatile, refreshing
JSOnline.com (Milwaukee, Wisc.)
Year by year - summer by summer - the swarm of appreciative pink drinkers is on the rise.
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May
25
2011
It's time to hop on the pink bandwagon
StarTribune (Minn.)
Word arrived last week that the French are now drinking twice as much rosé as they did 20 years ago. It's a safe bet that Minnesotans are following suit.
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May
24
2011
The BA Summer Wine Guide
Bon Appetit
In red wine-loving countries (France, Italy, Spain), residents typically switch to rosé as soon as the temperature rises. They do this because who wants a big rich red on a hot summer day?
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May
24
2011
Pretty -- and Flavorful -- in Pink
Charlotte Observer

During the cooler months, rosés are all but forgotten, but summer is another story. In lots of countries, drinking rosé is a warm-weather ritual.

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May
20
2011
Seeing the World Through Rosé Colored Wine Glasses
Huffington Post
Pink wine is finally getting the respect it deserves. It can be as sophisticated as any red or white wine.
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May
13
2011
MIP Rosé, Domaine Ste.-Lucie, Côtes de Provence 2010
Girls' Guide to Paris
A casual blend of cinsault, grenache and Syrah, this light- to medium-bodied wine, with a reasonable alcohol level of 12.5 percent, is simply an invitation to frolic in the radiance of spring and summer.
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May
01
2011
'Rosé season has begun'
TriCities.com

"A nice dry, fresh rosé is all I want when the weather starts to get warmer."

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Apr
28
2011
Rose's appealing hue doesn't signal 'sweet'
SouthCoastToday.com
A sure sign of spring is when wine shops expand their selection of dry rose for the upcoming summer season.
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Apr
20
2011
Provence in the City: The Rise of Rosé
Edge on the Net

The three-city tour of the Provence in the City wine event presented an array of rosé vintages from Provencal vintners that challenged stale notions and shook the palate awake.

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Apr
14
2011
Provence will change your perception of rosé
San Francisco Examiner
More than any other pink wine, Provence has changed the popular perception of rosé.
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Apr
13
2011
For spring, think rosé, sparkling, white and even red wines
Idaho Statesman
One of the first wines that comes into heavier rotation when the weather gets warmer is rosé. ... I’m especially looking forward to tasting the ones from southern France. If the ones I tasted on my recent trip there are any indication, 2010 is one of the best overall vintages for southern French dry rosé that I’ve ever tasted.
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Apr
04
2011
Rosé Resurgence
Beverage Dynamics
The simple fact is that rosé wines are suitable to drink on so many occasions. For me, it’s not only that they go so well with many of the foods I eat, but they also suit my mood so often.  There are times when a red wine feels too heavy, and a white seems too insubstantial. A glass of rosé is perfect...
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Mar
25
2011
A Rainbow of Roses from Provence
Liquid Liaisons blog
It’s always a thrill to taste the new vintage and envision yourself drinking rosé on the deck of an oceanfront Hamptons house while grilling sardines on the barbeque.
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Mar
16
2011
Sparkling and rosé wines for spring
The Republic (AZ)
Spring is just around the corner, and there is no better way to ring it in than by popping some bubbles or sharing some rosé outdoors with friends.
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Mar
07
2011
Provence Wine Producers Come to Boston
Examiner.com Boston

Rose wines are becoming ever more popular, and that's why 18 of the 650 wine producers in Provence, France, came to Boston last week to show off their best roses.

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Mar
07
2011
Pink: The New Pink?
French Oak TV (Boston)

Like many Americans, I have never been convinced that rosé is a “real” wine. I thought of it as a fun beverage that is really only suited for the beach or summer gatherings on the patio. Lucky for me, the Provencal tasting last Wednesday shattered my stereotypes.

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Feb
05
2011
The once unfashionable rosé is being taken more seriously
Examiner.com San Francisco

The rosé wines of Provence are being taken more seriously as the popularity of very good rosés soars.

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Feb
03
2011
Dreaming of Wine in Provence
Color Magazine
Gourmet rosés have acidity, spiciness and length and are suitable with a variety of foods.
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Jan
28
2011
Provence
Wines of France
In the middle of this very long and snowy winter that we are having, it seems like a good time to talk about the wonderful region of Provence.
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Jan
10
2011
Wonderful Rosé
Tidings magazine (Canada)
Provence is the second most popular French destination after Paris. Its warm climate and many attractions bring hordes of tourists every year. It also has an image of the easy life, a place where people take the time to relax while sipping a glass of rosé. Is this why this pink wine is increasingly trendy almost everywhere?
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Nov
23
2010
What Kind of Holiday Cheer Are You Serving?
The Root
The Root asked four African-American wine and beer experts what they'll be serving with their holiday meals. Take their cues and try a dry rosé...
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Nov
20
2010
Rosé Wines: Perfect Pairing for the Thanksgiving Table
Examiner.com San Francisco
Thanksgiving is almost here and you’ll need to select wines that complement without overpowering the homey American cuisine.  Rosé may be the perfect wine for this enjoyable holiday.
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Nov
14
2010

Rosés back in style, perfect with roast turkey

NRtoday.com
Rosés are typically very food-friendly and pair well with many of our traditional holiday dinner items.
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Oct
26
2010

Lovers of wine, beer, spirits and food experience expert advice

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The Kohler Food & Wine Experience -- it's a chance to sample rosés from Provence for breakfast, mincemeat pie with foie gras for lunch and Grandma's turkey stuffing for dinner.
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Sep
30
2010
Buying Guide: Provence Rosé Wines
Wine Enthusiast
36 Provence rosés rated and reviewed in the September issue
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Sep
02
2010
Late Summer Is Time for Rosé
Wine Spectator
Château de Pourcieux Côtes de Provence Rosé 2009 -- a light salmon pink, ripe and round on the palate, dry, with strawberry and watermelon flavors.
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Aug
17
2010
A wine for more seasons
Chicago Tribune
Rose deserves a spot on the table in autumn too.
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Aug
14
2010
The best pink wine producers
Financial Times
There is no good theoretical reason why pink wine shouldn’t be as fine as any white wine, provided three simple requirements are met. ... All three requirements have swung into place in Provence over the past decade.
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Aug
06
2010

Rosé with One-Dish Meals

Wine Enthusiast

Fresh, fruity, and crisp, rose wines are perfect ... when paired with easy-to-prepare, one-dish meals.
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Aug
04
2010
Livin’ The Rosé Lifestyle with the ultra-premium Château D’Esclans
Cork'd
These wines offer a fabulous opportunity to embrace the “Rosé Lifestyle” before summer is through, whether it’s sunning yourself by your backyard pool or aboard a mega-yacht in the Côte d’Azur.
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Aug
03
2010
An Ode to Rosé
Palate Press
The finest rosé, the epitome of rosé, is a vin de presse rosé, most especially a Provençal rosé.
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Jul
31
2010
Rosé’s Sun Rising
Wine Spectator
Higher quality and greater variety abound, with France the guiding light.
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Jul
29
2010
Crisp rosé is perfect for summer dining
Nj.com
Relief from the sweltering heat can be found in a glass of 2009 Chateau de Roquefort Cotes de Provence Corail Rosé.
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Jul
29
2010
Affordable rosés for your summer pleasure
Winophilia.com
It’s hard to imagine a category of the wine world that’s hotter or more fashionable than rosé right now ... and some of them are flat-out superb.
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Jul
23
2010
Haute Pink — Rosé Wine Is as Chic as Ever
Haute Living
As the summertime sun blazes over the northern hemisphere’s über-chic hot spots, what could be more apropos than sipping on a glass of refreshing rosé?
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Jul
15
2010
Wine makers seeking foothold in U.S. market
Pasadena Star-News
To find a local constituency fluent in the language of rosé wines, one need look no further than a gathering of French food professionals.
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Jul
08
2010
Reflections on Rosé
The Underground Wineletter
Summer is here and the rosés are arriving.... Give them a try.... Try them with different foods. Experiment.... You’ll be in for a real treat!
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Jun
23
2010
2009 Les Maîtres Vignerons de la Presqu’ile de Saint-Tropez Rose’ Cotes de Provence
Cepage Noir blog
Les Maitres Vignerons Rose’ is one of those little treasures that I simply stumbled across one afternoon and have been lucky enough to find ample supply of locally.
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Jun
21
2010
More Rosés for the now WARM Summer!
NYDailyNews.com
Finally, the US is getting a greater selection of rosés as we wise up to how delicious they are and how well they compliment summer weather--with or without food.
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Jun
16
2010
A Rose Wine that Sings: Domaine de Brigue 'Cotes de Provence' Signature
Serge the Concierge blog
This rosé that sings is so good and refreshing one bottle might lead to another once you get a chance to drink it.
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Jun
10
2010
A Rose of Provence
Bloomberg Businessweek
Rosé wines are among the chief joys of summer and the 2009 Domaine Houchart Côtes de Provence Rosé is the perfect summer quaff.
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Jun
07
2010
Rosés, With All Due Respect
The New York Times
Here at the wine panel, we take rosé seriously, though we try not to be overbearing about it (or anything else). We’ve had great rosés from all over the world, but this year we decided to go back to Provence, rosé’s fantasy heartland, for a tasting of 20 bottles.
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Jun
05
2010
For Summer, Think Pink
The Wall Street Journal
Some of the best rosés are from Provence—and Long Island
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Jun
05
2010
A Rosé of Provence
Nick on Wine
The Domaine Houchart Côtes de Provence Rosé 2009 ($13) is a quintessential Provence rosé – delicate, soft and subtle, quite dry, but with enough ripe fruit flavors.
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Jun
01
2010
Try a dry rosé to cool down a hot day
Trib Live (PA)
In the world of food and wine, no experience surpasses the sheer pleasure of enjoying well-chilled dry rosés on a hot day.
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May
24
2010
Rockin’ Out With Pink Floyd Rosé
Cork'd
Very big for a rosé, this wine could stand up to a wide variety of foods and would be an outstanding Thanksgiving wine, in addition to the more traditional summer sipper.
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May
24
2010
Where to Sip Rosé Wine Alfresco

Zagat

All in all, not much beats enjoying a glass or two of the stuff outside on a warm summer’s day.
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May
20
2010
Rose is an ideal choice for sipping in summer
SouthCoastToday.com
American wine drinkers are finally embracing the wonderful world of dry rosé, and it continues to be one of the fastest growing wine categories.
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May
12
2010
Rosé wines are red hot
Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Watch out for the pink tide -- rosés are edging into the mainstream.

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May
12
2010
Hammer Time? No. Rosé Time.
Wine-Flair.com
Wine is supposed to be fun, to bring pleasure and to complement food. In my view, no wine does these more than a good rosé.
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Apr
26
2010
Seasonal Greatness: Rosé
WickedLocal.com (MA)
If you enjoy wine and somehow still haven’t yet plucked up the nerve to see what all the buzz is about, start to dabble in rosé.
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Apr
16
2010
A First Taste of Summer
Wall Street Journal - Europe Edition
For a few moments my mind turned to rosé, that glorious, pink wine that is so good at washing down the long summer days that lay ahead.
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Apr
13
2010
Provence and Chateau Routas Rosé
Vintage Chronicle
Light in body with a bursting combination of berries and strawberries ... completely refreshing. 
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Apr
09
2010
Time to Drink Pink
NewOrleans.com
The bulk of the pre-order roses from ’09 are just about to arrive. Get your taste buds warmed up.
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Apr
01
2010
Afternoon of Wine and Roses
Luxuryweb.com
Here I am, on a glorious March afternoon, tasting rosé wines from Provence and enjoying every minute of the tasting.
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Mar
18
2010
Commanderie de la Bargemone - AOC Rose 2008
The T-Scale (blog)
This is a super alternative to the same old whites you consume now. Very good, very well priced for quality French.
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Mar
11
2010
Four top festival pours
Miami Herald
One of the "Best of the Best" at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival this year was the Chateau d'Esclans Whispering Angel Rosé.
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Mar
10
2010
Springtime Is Rosé Time
In the Mix
What better wine to couple with seasonal fruit salads and similar offerings than a refreshing, crisp rosé? These lovely wines combine the body of a light red with the crisp acidity of a white wine.
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Feb
10
2010
Make sure to stop and smell the rosé
Palate Press
Aside from being an extremely versatile wine when it comes to food pairing, rosé can be a wonderfully refreshing departure from your comfort zone.
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Feb
04
2010
Les Valentines Wine
Business Week
Château Les Valentines Côtes de Provence rosé, made by Gilles Pons and Pascale Massenot, is one of the finest rosés on the market.
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Feb
02
2010
It's all rosé for Provence wine co-operative

Guardian Weekly (UK)

The success story of a wine co-operative in a little town in Provence is all about artisans, local people who accepted a challenge.
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Jan
12
2010
More Good News for Rosé
Uncork Life! blog
The growth in the rosé market is a great thing for the wine business itself and for consumers. The more rosé available--and the more that consumers all over the world are willing to try and fall in love with something new to them (like rosé)--the better it is for all of us.  
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Jan
11
2010
A Pink Tide
Wine Spectator
Wine producers in Provence are experiencing a boom, all thanks to a class of wine that has often gotten little respect: rosé. A new study by the Nielsen Company released by the Provence Wine Council shows a 28 percent jump in imported rosé sales in the United States in the past year.
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Dec
28
2009
Rosés from Provence: Perfect for the Holidays
Uncork Life! blog
To limit your rosé consumption strictly to the warm-weather months is to miss out on one of the top pleasures of the wine world the rest of the year.... The fruit, the acid, the quaffability: It’s all there, and perfectly appropriate for the season in exactly the opposite way that rich reds are.
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Dec
23
2009
Deck the Halls with Pink
Billy's Best Bottles (blog)
Rosé partners well with all kinds of food and the colour complements the festive spirit.
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Nov
30
2009
Provence 2009 harvest: signs of a promising vintage
Wine Industry Report (UK)
Favourable weather conditions have resulted in healthy vines and grapes of excellent quality at harvest time.
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Nov
11
2009
Imported Roses Still on Fire
Wine & Spirits Daily
Rosés are still on fire despite the recession. Imported rosés priced $12 and above grew 11 times faster by volume than total table wine sales.
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Nov
10
2009
3rd Quarter 2009 Sales Results for Imported Rosé Wine
Wines of Provence
Third quarter 2009 ends with annual rise in volume 11 times greater than total U.S. retail table wine sales
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Oct
26
2009
Is it wrong to drink rosé wine in winter?
The Guardian (UK)
No – sales are surging during the cold and dark months.
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Oct
08
2009
An Angel for My Angel

Wine Spectator

What wine goes with soul food and an extremely diverse crowd? I played it safe and offered red, white and rosé. Counting empty bottles the next morning, it seemed that the rosé won the day. It was Whispering Angel from Château d’Esclans in Provence.
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Oct
06
2009
Rose: Newly-refined wine is not just for summer anymore
nj.com

The last rays of the summer sun can be captured in a glass of the 2008 Chateau de Pourcieux Rosé.

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Sep
26
2009

French Rosé, Two Ways

Forbes.com
Summer is over--now we REALLY need rosés.
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Sep
14
2009
Dine with a subtler wine
Santa Rosa Press Democrat (CA)
There are two categories of wine that are often overlooked as food companions that work brilliantly with food: dry rosé and sparkling wine.
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Sep
01
2009
Wines of Provence Explains Provence
Epicurious

The Provence Wine Council has created an impressive website, which not only promotes the brands, but also lets readers search for key wineries and appellations, play with an interactive map, and learn all about rosé wines.

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Aug
31
2009
Chateau d’Esclans: The Best Rosé in the World?
Washingtoncitypaper.com
Whether I loved it or hated it, I knew I had a good story to tell.
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Aug
31
2009
The Politics of Rosé
Zester Daily
Summer is prime time to drink dry rosé, and top producers in France are celebrating.
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Aug
27
2009
Wine Touring in Provence: Not Just for Celebrities
Wandering Educators
This beautiful, wild part of France is as attractive and almost as accessible as it’s ever been and now has the added bonus of producing much better wines than it used to.
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Aug
23
2009
A week of wine in Provence
Times Online (UK)
Anthony Peregrine takes a tour of the Provençal vineyards, sampling some seriously lascivious wines in the process.
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Aug
14
2009
Medieval hill towns of Provence manage to maintain their charms
Los Angeles Times
English writer Peter Mayle may have shined a light on them, but the cities nestled in the Luberon Mountain region are treasures.
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Aug
12
2009
Chill with a Hot Best Seller: Cold, Dry Rosé

SavorSA (TX)

Yesterday, when the outdoor temperature gauge in my car read 108, I knew that a glass of chilled, dry rosé was in my near future.
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Aug
12
2009
Chateau Ferry Lacombe in Provence
Elixir Vitae blog
Chateau Ferry Lacombe is a lovely sprawling vineyard estate near Trets-en-Provence, dedicated to the art and artistry of rosé wines.
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Aug
12
2009
A Week in Provence
Midwest Wine School
With all the recent buzz about pink wines, one may believe these wines are new and trendy. On the contrary, my travels led me down a road brimming with historical importance.
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Aug
06
2009
Five Reasons To Drink Pink Wine
Forbes
According to data from the Wine Market Council, of those Americans who drink at least one glass of wine each week, 18% of the time they drink pink.
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Aug
01
2009
By Any Other Name
Global Traveler
In Provence, it’s tradition that says a rosé is truly a rosé.
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Jul
31
2009
Wine Review - 2008 Saint Andre de Figuiere Cotes de Provence Rose
The Grape Crusader
This wine has got one of the prettiest pale coral hues I’ve ever seen. ... This is a very delicate wine with a light, airy and feminine mouth-feel. The wine finishes on a crisp and dry note.
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Jul
28
2009
More to rosé than Zinfandel
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (NY)
In the spirit of summer, here is a tribute to one of my favorite warm-weather wines. It is the pink one, the one called rosé.
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Jul
20
2009
Summer Wines
Currents Magazine (NJ)
As the weather warms up, the kitchen moves from inside to outside, and grills across the country light up once more. ... A well-chilled rosé captures the summer sun.
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Jul
19
2009
Coming out...
Elixir Vitae

I have a confession to make. I love rosé.

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Jul
06
2009
Red plus white does not equal rosé in France
The Times (London)
The Provençal people are toasting their good fortune with crisp, chilled glasses of their local pale pink rosé. The flagship drink of a southern French region has, it is said, been saved from extinction.
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Jul
05
2009
Just Plain Ol' Good
Drink What You Like
I believe I found my summer house wine this weekend…
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Jul
04
2009
Dry Rosé: Summer Uncorked
The New York TImes
Every summer, wine enthusiasts — connecting the dots between sunshine, barbecue and thirst — rhapsodize about dry rosé. And why not?
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Jul
03
2009
Take Time to Taste the Rosés
The Two River Times (NJ)
This is a good time to start shopping for light, crisp, refreshing wines for summer enjoyment. Rosé belongs high on that list.
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Jun
17
2009
Think pink and chill this summer
Daily News Transcript (MA)
With the advent of summer, wine drinkers shift their sights from reds to cold refreshing wines to help stay cool.
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Jun
13
2009
Vive le rosé revolution!
Herald Tribune (FL)
Let's take a moment to recognize the victory gained this week by the French and Europe's other producers of rosé in its true form.
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Jun
10
2009
French laud move to protect rosé
Financial Times
French wine producers on Tuesday declared the rosé wine industry had been “saved“ after the European Commission dropped plans that would have allowed mixing red and white wine to produce rosé.
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Jun
10
2009
Rise in rosé sales reflects its drinkability
Herald Tribune (FL)
After a few phone calls to friends who are winemakers, I learned that many winemakers are now making a dry rosé.
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Jun
10
2009
Battle over rosé has wine lovers seeing hot pink
TODAY.com
Edward Deitch sides with purists on issue of blending red and white grapes.
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Jun
10
2009
E.U. Repeals Wine Ruling In Victory for Traditionalists
The Washington Post
The European Union, bowing to an outcry from traditional vintners, has reversed itself and decreed that the cut-rate technique of mixing red wine with white does not make an authentic rosé and thus cannot be used by Europe's winemakers.
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Jun
09
2009
Europe Drops Plan to Alter How Rosé Is Produced
The New York Times
In response to protest from winemakers, the European Commission retreated from plans that would have broadened ways to produce rosé wine in Europe.
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Jun
09
2009
EU agrees to keep rosé wine blending ban in victory of old world over new
The Telegraph
Defenders of traditional rosé cried victory on Monday after the European Commission announced it had dropped plans to allow the pink drink to be made by simply mixing red and white wine.
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Jun
09
2009
Basking with Rosés
The New York Times
America's affection for rosé has evolved into a long-term relationship that shows no signs of fading.
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Jun
09
2009
The future looks rosé for French wine
France Today blog
France has won its battle with the European Union to prevent the introduction of proposals that would have allowed a change in the way rosé wine is made.
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Jun
08
2009
EU farm chief agrees to keep rose wine blending ban
The Guardian
EU drops plan to allow rose wine from red/white blending.
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Jun
07
2009
Taking the Bloom Off the Rosé
The New York Times
Later this month, European Union representatives will vote on a proposal to change the standard for rosés by permitting them to be made from blends of red and white wines. With that vote, the union threatens to damage rosés’ carefully cultivated reputation and undermine vintners’ record of quality.
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Jun
03
2009
Red plus white wine does not equal rose
Chicago Tribune
French winemakers are battling to save rosé.
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Jun
01
2009
Sales of imported rosé wines leap 42 percent
San Francisco Business Times
U.S. retail sales of imported rosé wines leapt 42 percent in the 52-week period ending April 4.
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May
27
2009
Rosé wines bloom in many shades
Los Angeles Times
More than any other wine category, rosé is a mood. There is simply nothing better on a warm afternoon, a salve for sun-drenched, heat-driven thirst.
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May
21
2009
Pretty in (Provençal) Pink
Business Week
Light and fruity, rosé wines are the ideal summer quaff.
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May
19
2009
Rosé rule change scandalises French wine-makers
Reuters

Provence is up in arms against a pending rule change that would allow rose wine to be made by simply blending white wine with red.

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May
19
2009
Search & Distill: Coming to Terms with Rosé
Seattle Weekly
Wine shops and wineries have made real headway recently in getting people to drink the pink.
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May
18
2009
Blush wines falter while dry rosé wines soar
Examiner.com
Americans -- and definitely New Yorkers -- are finding out just how good dry rosé wine is.
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May
16
2009
A Rosé Is a Rosé Is a Rosé, Except When It's, You Know, Not
Bigger Than Your Head
In Provence and elsewhere in the South of France, rosés must be made from all red grapes. ...That tradition may change, though, if the powers of the EU have their way.
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May
15
2009
Tasting Highlights: French Rosé Values
Wine Spectator
Rosé season is upon us, so it's time to stock up.
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May
14
2009
Bob Hosmon on Chateau d'Esclans
SunSentinel.com
In South Florida, rosés from Provence are showing up on the wine lists of better restaurants, resorts, clubs and at some of the area's better wine shops.
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May
08
2009
Is France Losing the War of the Rosés?
The New York Times

Most French winemakers oppose European Union plans to relax strict rules governing the making of rosé wines.

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May
07
2009

Rosé colored glasses

Sierra Sun (CA)
Looking for some color this spring? Have I got the wine for you. It’s a versatile, refreshing, lighter style wine, which is also very much over-looked by the majority of American wine drinkers.
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May
07
2009

A sip of rosé

A Wine Story
For a few hours in New York recently, the sunny region of Provence touched rain-drenched Manhattan in order to introduce the many rosé wines of the area.
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May
06
2009
Give a bouquet of rosés for this Mother's Day
msnbc.com

In addition to roses this Mother’s Day, how about presenting Mom with a beautiful glass of rosé with the special meal you make for her?

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May
04
2009
French Vintners Find E.U. Concoction Unpalatable

The Washington Post

Mixing red and white may make something pink to drink, but it is not rosé wine, the winemakers of Provence say.
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May
02
2009
A touch of pink - as in wine - helps spring feast sparkle
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Spring changes the menu - and the wine. Both become lighter and better suited to warm weather.
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May
01
2009
French Rosé ... An Endangered Species?
Mary James ...en Provence
Those who know me know that I am a strong proponent of FRENCH rosé.
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May
01
2009
Pretty in Pink
New Jersey Monthly
Rosé is making a comeback as a dry, refreshing, and versatile food wine of many a savvy wine drinker.
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Apr
29
2009
Four Days of Rosés
The Provence Post
On a wet gloomy Wednesday last week, New York City's Meatpacking District was transformed into a little corner of Provence, thanks to the delegate of 16 Provencal winemakers...
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Apr
28
2009

A Rose Is a Rose Is a Rose. Or Is It?

Wine Spectator Online
It was gray and rainy last Wednesday in New York, yet all was rosé inside Fig & Olive in the Meatpacking District. More than a dozen producers from Provence were pouring their rosés from the 2008 vintage.
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Apr
28
2009
Provence Wine Council comes out against EU rose proposal
Beverage Dynamics
CIVP/Provence Wine Council, an organization representing more than 750 vineyards in the Provence region of France, today issued a statement condemning a new European Commission initiative that, if approved, would accept the “blending” of red and white wines to produce rosé.
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Apr
23
2009

Anyone Ready for Rosé? I Mean, Really?

The Wine Skewer
Went to a big tasting yesterday – Provence in the City – table upon table of jewel-like bottles of fresh rosy vins, with representatives at the ready to espouse as well as pour…
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Apr
23
2009
Pink-Thinking
Over a Barrel
What do you think when you think of rosé? The Chateau Minuty salesman asked me as I approached his table at the Provencal rosé tasting in New York yesterday.
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Mar
28
2009
The War of the Rosés
The Independent
A scheme to industrialise the production of rosé, and beat the New World at its own game, has provoked a furious response from traditional producers in France.
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Mar
23
2009
The Curious Rise of Rosé
BBC News Magazine
Once it was looked down on by wine drinkers but rosé's inclusion in the basket of goods used to work out inflation shows the power of its inexorable rise.
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Mar
11
2009
French Rosé Producers Pink-faced
Over EU Wine Plans
EUbusiness
Winegrowers in France's picturesque Provence region are pink-faced with fury over EU plans to let producers make rosé wine by mixing red and white, saying this risks destroying a local tradition.
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Mar
11
2009
Rosé? Just Mix Red and White Wine, Says EU
Telegraph
For hundreds of years, the vineyards of Provence have fought for their rosé to be treated with the same respect as other wines.
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Feb
20
2009
Featurette: Chateau d'Esclans
The Tasting Panel
Those who know my predilection for the South of France will also remember that I'm a huge fan of Provençal rosé.
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Feb
19
2009
Pink in a class of its own
The Nelson Mail (New Zealand)
Once considered deeply unfashionable, rosé is now attracting serious attention from winemakers and wine lovers alike.
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Jan
01
2009
Wine Country: Provence
An American in France
Provençal wine is known for being fresh and fruity.
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Nov
23
2008
Think pink for holidays
The Calgary Herald
Most of us tend to associate rosé wine with the warm summer months, but its versatility stretches well into the holiday season.
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Nov
19
2008
Give thanks for good wine
Daily News Tribune (Waltham, MA)
As we give thanks for the good things in our lives, let's appreciate how much wine has improved over the past 20 years.
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Oct
17
2008
Premium pink
Hong Kong Business Online
Sunny Provence takes lead in the production of increasingly coveted rosé vintages.
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Oct
13
2008
Brangelina, Angels Give French Rosé Wines Cachet
Bloomberg.com
There's no reason why any good rosé cannot substitute for white wine, which wine lovers drink throughout the winter.
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Oct
06
2008
Wine Report: Chateau de Pourcieux Cotes de Provence Rosé '07
NYC Wine Report
A natural with summer fare and with spicy cuisine year round.
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Sep
28
2008
Sauce: Real men drink rosé
The Sunday Times (London)
If anyone still thinks rosé is only for the girls, think again.
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Sep
07
2008
Rosé wines of the week
Homeboy Media News
It's not hard to conceive of rosé as a sort of mid point between red and white.
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Sep
02
2008
Rosé wine sheds image as sweet summertime tipple
Reuters
Despite a dreary summer that has had Britons reaching for their umbrellas as often as for their picnic baskets - sales of rosé wine have risen by about 30 percent this year.
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Sep
02
2008
The last weekend of summer
Wines of France blog

I always love to surprise my guests with rosé wines.

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Sep
01
2008
How To Get The Most From Your Rosé
Virgin Wines
Follow these top tips to get the most from your rosé.
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Aug
31
2008
In the Pink
Wine Spectator
Sacha Lichine, heir of a venerable wine family, is making the world's most exclusive rosé.
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Aug
26
2008
In the Pink
Conde Nast Portfolio
Rosé wine looked like it might be a just a flash in the glass, a brief Hamptons trend. But the once-derided drink is getting bigger, stronger, and more expensive.
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Jul
13
2008
Rosé passes white wine as France's favourite
Telegraph
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May
23
2008
Tasting Highlights: Provence
Wine Spectator
Outstanding full-bodied reds from some of southern France's top producers and the latest rosés from Provence.
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May
20
2008
Think Pink for Memorial Day
Wine Spectator
Refreshing rosés and picnic basket treats for the holiday weekend.
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Mar
24
2008
U.S. Rosé Sales Surge 53.2%
Wines & Vines
Sales of rosé wines priced $8 and above grew 53.2% by value and 49.1% by volume during the 52 weeks ending Feb. 9, 2008 . . . , according to the Nielsen Co.
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Oct
15
2007
Basking in Provence
Wine Spectator
Travelers to the south of France will find sun-blessed destinations for wine, food and all the senses.
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Jul
05
2007
Rosé wine making a splash in the U.S.
Los Angeles Times
Summer and a change in Americans' taste are giving the blush a boost.
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Jul
02
2007
Tasting Highlights: Provence Rosé
Wine Spectator
The refreshing rosés of southern France are a perfect foil to a hot summer day.
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Jul
01
2007
Rosés for Summer Sipping
Wine Enthusiast
Finally, it seems, the public is putting rosé back on the runway.
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Jul
04
2006
Rosé wine sales rocket
Beverage Daily
Once derided as a poor relation of real wine, sales of rosé have rocketed across Britain and France over the last few years as consumers look to expand their taste experiences.
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