Press Kit

Press Releases & Media Alerts


Dec
12
2016
Press Release
Provence is revered globally for its benchmark rosé wines, but the unique mosaic of microclimates and soil types in Provence have been a draw for winemakers for centuries.

Nov
21
2016
Press Release
As the holidays near, U.S. consumers are embracing Provence wines as the ultimate food wines for year-round enjoyment and not just for summertime sipping.

Sep
29
2016
Press Release
Exports of rosé wines from Provence to the U.S. continue to climb through the first half of 2016 as summer transitions to fall.

Sep
08
2016
Press Release
Just as harvest is getting underway in the region, Wine Enthusiast has named Provence, France as a nominee for Wine Enthusiast’s 2016 Wine Star Award for Wine Region of the Year. This marks the second nomination for the region, represented by Wines of Provence.

Sep
06
2016
Media Alert
Wines of Provence is pleased to announce its participation, as an official sponsor, in the Windy City Wine Festival at the Buckingham Fountain in Chicago, September 9-10.

Jul
28
2016
Press Release
Summer is a time to enjoy longer days, warmer temperatures and the company of friends as we gather for barbeques and picnics.

Jun
10
2016
Media Alert
SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2016 -- Wines of Provence is pleased to announce its participation in the 32nd FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 17-19, the nation’s premier culinary festival.

Apr
26
2016
Press Release
The Rosé Research and Experimentation Center based in Provence is Global Leader for Color-Graphing Rosé Wine

Apr
26
2016
Media Alert
Wines of Provence Announces Details of 2016 Four-City Trade Seminar Dates

Feb
22
2016
Press Release
SAN FRANCISCO, February 22, 2016-- Wines of Provence announced that for the 12th straight year, exports of rosé wines from Provence to the United States have grown by double digits. Even as the American appetite for rosé continues to climb, the iconic dry rosé wines of Provence in particular have performed better still, with an astonishing 58% increase in sales volume over the last year, and an even more impressive 74% increase in value, according to the French customs agency and the CIVP/Vins de Provence. This is the largest spike, or increase, in Provence rosé exports to the U.S. since 2001.

Feb
10
2016
Press Release
Rosé Wines from Provence Aim for Deeper National Awareness with SF Agency

Feb
05
2016
Media Alert
Wines of Provence is pleased to announce the details of its February 2016 three-city U.S. tour. Provence in the City offers the finest opportunity to learn about the origins of rosé and to taste the world's best AOP rosés. Over 65 stellar wines will be poured from over 25 winemakers, top rosés along with many of the wineries red and white wines.

Dec
21
2015
Media Alert
Eigth annual Provence in the City (PITC) tour to showcase wines from the world’s oldest and only region specializing in rosé production through educational seminars and tasting events.


Nov
30
2015
Press Release
Works of Art are Showcased at the Region's Vineyards

Nov
16
2015
Media Alert
Nowhere are the dual passions of wine and travel so inextricably linked as in the exquisite French region of Provence, celebrated as the birthplace of rosé wine and the largest rosé specialty region in the world.

Oct
01
2015
Press Release
Ongoing consumer demand for dry rosé wine confirms the establishment of rosé as a third category of wine


Jul
13
2015
Press Release
Visitors to Provence are Welcomed to Wineries and Wine Tasting Centers, Châteaux and Art Shows


Apr
28
2015
Press Release
– Dry rosé wine is a stylish, elegant wine for bridal showers and weddings –


Feb
19
2015
Press Release
Consumer demand continues for dry rosé wine, with imported rosé sales growing at double-digit rates each year since 2004

Feb
17
2015
Press Release
–Iconic Provence rosé, red, and white wines to debut at important wine tasting and pairing events–

Dec
17
2014
Media Alert
— 7th annual Provence in the City tour features educational seminars and tasting events, with producers present in each city —

Dec
12
2014
Press Release
— Christmas markets, dinners, and cultural events combine with wine tasting on wine estates across the Provence region —

Oct
30
2014
Press Release
— Provence’s versatile dry rosés are a perfect match for holiday foods —

Oct
24
2014
Media Alert
– Journalists and sommeliers explore diverse, versatile wine styles from the birthplace of rosé –

Sep
16
2014
Press Release
– Consumers drive demand: Nielsen data shows imported premium rosé sales at record highs –

Jul
18
2014
Press Release
– Grape variety, climate, winemaking processes all play a role –

May
23
2014
Press Release
– June 13 and 14 rosé wine cruises to include 18 wines from Provence, the world’s largest rosé specialty region –

Feb
19
2014
Press Release
– Media and wine professionals to experience the diversity of the region's rosé, red, and white wines at wine tasting and pairing events –

Feb
19
2014
Press Release
– Consumer demand keeps pace, with imported rosé sales growing at double-digit rates each year since 2004 –

Dec
09
2013
Press Release
– Versatile, affordable wines match seasonal meals, make wonderful aperitifs –

Oct
23
2013
Press Release
– Beautiful Crop Expected to Yield Typical Volumes –

Jun
21
2013
Press Release
– As cycling’s biggest event rolls through Provence, enjoy the food and wine of the region –

Apr
15
2013
Media Alert
– First event of its kind combines Mondial du Rosé wine competition and International Symposium on Rosé Wine 2013 on Mediterranean coast –

Feb
26
2013
Press Release
– Media and trade professionals invited to sample the region's gold standard rosé wines

Feb
25
2013
Press Release
– Media and trade professionals invited to taste the region's gold standard rosé wines –

Feb
19
2013
Press Release
– Rosé sales volumes grow at 15 times the rate of total table wines in the U.S. during 2012 –

Feb
14
2013
Press Release
– Jill Zimorski earns trip to Provence for her wine promotion at Prospect Restaurant –

Jan
18
2013
Media Alert
– Festive and food friendly, Provence’s gold standard dry rosé wine sets the right tone –

Dec
17
2012
Media Alert
– Romantic and food friendly, Provence’s gold standard dry rosé is a year-round favorite –

Nov
02
2012

Nov
01
2012
Press Release
– Provence rosé is versatile and food friendly, offering the character of a red wine with the crispness of a white –

Oct
17
2012
Press Release
– Dry rosé appeal continues dynamic growth trend, with Provence setting the standard –

Jun
11
2012
Press Release
– Producers from Provence’s largest appellations will pour their gold standard rosé wines in the Grand Tasting Pavilion –

Mar
21
2012
Press Release
– With double-digit growth recorded each of the last eight years, export volumes of Provence rosé to the United States are at an all-time high –

Feb
13
2012
Press Release
– Media and wine professionals invited to sample the region's gold standard rose wines, along with exemplary reds and whites –

Feb
06
2012
Press Release
– Average price per bottle also rises, as consumers seek out quality –

Dec
06
2011
Press Release
– Think dry rosé from Provence for holiday cheer –

Oct
31
2011
Media Alert
– Food-friendly Provence rosés pair well with holiday’s diverse flavors –

Jul
05
2011
Press Release
– Free directories list Côtes de Provence rosé wines available in three key markets, along with technical notes, importers, and suggested retail pricing –

Jun
28
2011
Press Release
– The Provence region’s premier rosé wines to be featured at tasting events and highlighted in “sensory challenge” and scavenger hunt –

Jun
01
2011
Press Release
– Exports of rosé and red wines increased 132% by value and 85% by volume –

May
02
2011
Media Alert
– Provence, the “gold standard” of the rosé category, will be the only French region at the event; six Provence producers will pour their 2010 rosé vintage –

Apr
22
2011
Press Release
– Fast-growing wine category is perfect pairing for May 8 celebrations –

Feb
24
2011
Press Release
– Fastest-growing French wine region in exports to the U.S. showcases its rosé category –

Feb
07
2011
Press Release
– Rosé sales grow at five times the rate of total table wine sales in the U.S. in 2010 –

Jan
18
2011
Press Release
– A Provence rosé is a romantic match –