Tag Archives: Provençal rosé

A Rosé for Every Mood

August 7, 2016

Rosé is delicious, refreshing, joy-inducing and of course, the best varietal known to man. We all know this already. However, can we use this delectable little bev as a means of expression? Well, we certainly can try. With all the fabulous variety available in our niche of the wine world, we decided to take a …

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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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Château D’Esclans is a small, quality-minded operation that was acquired by Sacha Lichine in 2006.  Sacha was born in Bordeaux, and has worked in many capacities in almost every area of the wine industry.  At 23, he was organizing luxury wine tours in France, and establishing his own business, selecting wines from the Rhone and …

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The term “celebrity winery” often comes with a soon to follow eye roll. Look, I get it. It’s easy to think, “Ok. Now you’re a vintner. Well, of course you are.” Ah, celebrities. Yes, it’s true many celebrities have a lot of money and sure, some of them probably just liked how fancy they felt …

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National Rosé Day is upon us! Celebrated the second Saturday in June, this year National Rosé Day falls on Saturday, June 11th. This is a great opportunity for all of you Rosé fans to imbibe that deliciously refreshing beverage we’ve all come to know and love. It’s also a creative and fun excuse to throw …

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This summer, when you pick up that bottle of light, fresh, dry Provençal rosé, make sure you pair it right to accent it, without overwhelming its subtle flavours.  Not all rosés all built the same, but here are some recommendations for those bright, delicate wines that just scream for summer dishes. A lot of the …

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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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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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