Tag Archives: Rosé

Highlights of the 2014 Boston Wine Expo

Boston Wine Expo does it again: another great day of wine tasting, food sampling, and lifestyle displays.  There are always great new discoveries, like the ancient grape Ribolla Gialla, as well as rediscovering old favorites like New Zealand. Here are just a few of Eleni and my highlights from yesterday.           […]

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In My Glass: Tierra de Léon’s Prieto Picudo Shines

Though it is nearly impossible to know and taste all of the grape varietals grown in Spain – there are, after all, several hundred types of grapes being cultivated there today – there is one that every rosé lover needs to know: Prieto Picudo. I recently compared two Prieto Picudo rosés: Tampesta Rosé and Rubus […]

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In My Glass: Château La Tour Grise ZEC Rosé

The Château La Tour Grise ZEC Rosé undoubtedly will be one of the most memorable rosés – if not the most memorable – I enjoyed during the summer of 2013. Made from 100% Cabernet Franc grapes, which are certified biodynamic and organic, the ZEC is both evocative and delicious. We enjoyed the wine over two evenings. […]

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In My Glass: 2011 Ehlers Estate St. Helena Sylviane Rosé of Cabernet Franc

As someone who has spent the majority of her career working in the non-profit world, I certainly appreciate companies like Ehlers Estate, which have a purpose beyond making a profit. Ehlers Estate is one of the few wineries, and perhaps the only, to give away all of their profits.  When TJ at The Urban Grape […]

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In My Glass: 2012 Domaine Pral Rosé of Beaujolais Nouveau

As I perused the rosé aisle in Julio’s Liquors this past weekend a new wine caught my eye.  It was not just pink, but really, really pink.  The color alone caused me to pause and look again: it was a rosé of Beaujolais Nouveau of the 2012 vintage. It has been a number of years […]

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“Summah Cheese + Rosé”

 Some have a “basketball jones” while others jones for rosé. We at WineDineWithUs are of the latter sort. In fact, our colleague Eleni created the “Rosé Society” to evangelically promote this style of wine. Couple this with my extreme devotion to good cheese and the class “Summah Cheese + Rosé” at Central Bottle + Provisions was my […]

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Rosé Society – 2011 Commanderie de Bargemone Coteaux d’Aix en Provence

A Classic There is this temptation to write a maudlin idyll about sipping rosé while lolling aboard a yacht on the French Riviera. Yet this post has a less histrionic slant in that it’s time to get back to basics – rosé basics that is – and look at a classic expression of Provencal rosés. The Commanderie de la Bargemone is an […]

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Wine Review: 2011 Gothic Rosé (Willamette Valley)

Founded by restaurant owner William Tigertt and sommelier Josh Nadel, Gothic Wine sources their wines from vineyards and winemakers in the Willamette Valley and Sonoma County. Their current releases include two Oregonian Pinot Noirs and the second vintage of their Gothic rosé. The 2011 is the second vintage of the Gothic rosé. Made from fruit […]

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The Rosé Society: 2011 La Grenouille Rouganté Pink by Frog’s Leap (Napa Valley)

With its French name and script, the label of La Grenouille Rouganté is at once intriguing and mysterious. Only described as “pink,” the grape varietals are not even listed. One has to look carefully to see that this rosé is actually made by Frog’s Leap in Rutherford, California.  The Frog’s Leap website reveals that the […]

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The Rosé Society: 2011 Margerum Riviera Rosé (San Luis Obispo, California)

Amid the dozens of delightful rosés imported from the south of France, Spain, and Italy, there is a growing number of equally good, if not better, rosés from the US. I have enjoyed watching the domestic options become more prominent and interesting over the past couple of years and am always excited to find one […]

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