Category Archives: In the News

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A new way to taste Rosé

August 8, 2016

Rosé chocolate bar takes summer wine obsession to new heights Nothing screams summertime quite like a perfectly pink glass of rose wine. Oenophiles and wine novices can’t enough of the stuff– now candymakers are getting in on the craze. First, Sugarfina caused a serious sugar rush with theirRose All Day Bears, that spawned a waiting-list …

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Rosé King Sacha Lichine and his wife Mathilde hosted three hundred guests at Chateau d’Esclans Domaines Sacha Lichine Whispering Angel in Provence to celebrate its 10-year anniversary on Saturday night, July 2nd.  Guests travelled from New York, London, Paris, Russia, Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore to drink, dine and dance in a custom clear tent …

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie seem to have been rather content with each other since meeting on the set of their 2005 action film Mr And Mrs Smith. But the couple, who wed in 2014 and parent six children together, seem to have hit a snag this year, according to a Wednesday report from UsWeekly. …

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Stocking a Home Bar

June 7, 2016

What’s in a Bar? Home Bar Essentials You need more than a couple of Martini glasses in order to stock the perfect home bar! Learn what tools are essential for crafting a classic Manhattan and when a cocktail should be shaken and not stirred! Bottle Opener I have a friend who always has a bottle …

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Rosé’s surging popularity has burst over the wine world like fireworks on Bastille Day and with this long overdue elevation to respectability, consumption is soaring. As Shyda Gilmer, COO of New York retailer Sherry-Lehmann, explains “Rosé sales have continued to grow by double digits over the last five years. It used to be that we had …

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The rosé craze taken to its logical extreme. Summer activities beg refreshment, but choices are limited. Do you go hiking with a bottle of wine? How about the ingredients for a mojito? Of course you don’t. The latter may never come within reach—despite the barrage of canned cocktails that never really catch on—but canned wine …

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Rosé on the rise

May 15, 2016

The Okanagan lifestyle, for most, is known for its simplicity—informal dining (with a touch of the inter-national) and openness to new experiences. The rise in rosé wines is very much in step with this verve. The 2015 world wine market report shows rosé wines recording the highest growth and a growing world trend. In France, rosé …

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The silly tradition to drink pink wine only in summer is dead or dying, and that’s a good thing.When you taste the wonderful variety of rosé wines available, you realize that they can be as serious or as frivolous as any red or white, and they can spark a fine dinner as easily as they can …

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Anyone who follows this column even sporadically knows I’m an unrepentant fan of Rosé wines. I love them for their overall lightness and versatility. For a sunny taste of southern France, I recommend trying the 2014 Whispering Angel ($18.99) from Caves D’Esclans Sacha Lichine in Côtes de Provence.