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Five Perfectly Pink Alternatives to Whispering Angel Rosé

Five Perfectly Pink Alternatives to Whispering Angel Rosé

Before the introduction of Château d’Esclans’ Whispering Angel, in 2006, rosé had a less-than-favorable reputation in the U.S. — to put it politely. But since then, and due in no small part to the success of this Provençal blush, pink wine sales have increased exponentially stateside, with 53 percent growth to $258 million in 2017. […]

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6 Questions About Rosé You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

6 Questions About Rosé You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

Rosé is in full bloom. The category grew 53 percent by volume in 2017 and, given a recent flush of sales and product launches, 2018 is set to be another banner year. If you have some lingering questions about rosé — where it comes from, how it’s made, and what makes it so popular — rest assured […]

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The 25 Best Rosé Wines of 2018

The 25 Best Rosé Wines of 2018

With skyrocketing sales and tireless marketing, rosé is a 21st-century American success story. Previous generations of star-spangled wine consumers dismissed it as too French, too gendered, or too reminiscent of black-sheep White Zinfandel. Of course that’s all grainy, black-and-white history now. In our rosy-hued present, pink wines have come to symbolize “all that is good about […]

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America Says ‘Rosé’ With a Provençal Accent

America Says ‘Rosé’ With a Provençal Accent

As anyone who has scrolled through Instagram in the past six months can attest, rosé is having a moment. And unlike other seasonal trends (culotte jumpsuits, we hardly knew ye), this one has serious staying power. In the last year Americans’ rosé consumption grew 53 percent by volume to $258 million, according to Nielsen data […]

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10 Perfect Provence Rosé and Fall Food Pairings [INFOGRAPHIC]

10 Perfect Provence Rosé and Fall Food Pairings [INFOGRAPHIC]

Seasons may change but what’s in your glass doesn’t have to. Rosé (especially those pale-pink beauties from Provence) is the perfect wine to pair with your favorite fall dishes because it’s dry, light, and vibrant like no other wine. Whether you choose a wine from Côtes de Provence, Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence or Coteaux Varois en Provence, you’re […]

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35 Reasons to Drink Rosé in Fall

35 Reasons to Drink Rosé in Fall

Whoever said rosé needs to stay in summer is just jealous. Rosé is a drink that, like you, has no boundaries. We can’t get enough of rosé from Provence, with its gorgeous light color, versatile flavor profile, and clean finish. We’re not alone, either. This October, restaurants in New York City and San Francisco are […]

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13 Things You Didn’t Know About Provençal Rosé

13 Things You Didn’t Know About Provençal Rosé

Rosé is incredibly easy to drink. Not to suggest it is uncomplicated—there are complexities within the subtleties—but we could easily knock back a glass in less than 5 minutes. But before we all get to our seasonal pink wine chugging, we figured we should investigate rosé a little bit—specifically one of the most famous rosé-producing […]

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Can You Age Rosé?

Can You Age Rosé?

We can’t totally count on continuity of climate these days, but basically, when it gets even a little bit warm, you’re bound to see a few bottles—then a full-on garden blossoming—of rosé at your local liquor store. The idea, as with Mallomars and (theoretically) oysters: it’s a seasonal treat, meant to be consumed with a lazier […]

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