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Rosé Cocktails

January 2, 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  Time for overflowing glasses of champagne, beers on tap, bottles upon bottles of wine, and endless cocktails.  Yes, it’s the holiday season and festivities are in full force!  But each year it seems that one very important beverage is left out of the fun: rosé, that is.

Rosé is French for pink, but that term reveals as much about the wine category as “white” does about white wine or “red” about red. Rosé wines vary in hue from the lightest blush through salmon orange all the way to watermelon red.  They’re made from all kinds of grapes, from the Rhône varietals of cinsault –

People have no problem drinking red wine in the summer, and white wine doesn’t disappear from retailers when the weather turns crisp as a good White Bordeaux. So why is it that one of the most versatile wines to serve with food or enjoy on its own is seldom mentioned once the leaves start falling …

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Thanksgiving the Rosé Way

November 23, 2015

Thanksgiving is but a few days away, and if you’re anything like my grandmother, you’ve got everything on the menu prepared: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and pumpkin pie, among other various side dishes and pre-dinner snacks.  But there’s a whole other side to this Thanksgiving feast than the food, and that is …

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Wine for the holidays

November 16, 2015

    With holidays just around the corner, 2015 could be another record breaker for U.S. wine sales. Recently, the U.S. is the largest wine consuming nation in the world, overtaking France in 2010. An estimated $37.6 billion worth of wine was shipped within the U.S. last year, according to the Wine Institute. That number has …

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50 Shades of Rosé

November 2, 2015

So how many of you out there love to adorn your home with something that’s looking amazing (and we’re not talking about your new bed mate here)… everyone’s got their favorite tinge of pink that looks and goes oh so well with your new choice of underwear. It’s true, we all adore some nice crisp and …

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One night earlier this summer, a group of six women filed into a corner booth at Mamo, a Manhattan transplant of the very popular restaurant Mamo Le Michelangelo in the French Riviera. But before they sat down, the queen bee with crown crafted by Drybar, whose vibrant turquoise handbag matched her cocktail dress, asked the …

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When it comes to pairing wine with food, most people will opt for either red or white, because traditionally, those wines are thought to pair best with food.  In recent years, though, there has been an insurgence of rosé on the market.  Surprisingly enough, it’s becoming known that rosé wine pairs even better with food.

What to Wear?

October 5, 2015

Rosé hasn’t always been fashionable (unless you live or vacation in the über stylish London or France), but lately it’s been making quite a ripple here in the U.S. Whether you’re on a weekend holiday in the Hamptons, lounging on Miami Beach, or cruising down Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, it seems that we all want to have a bottle of that delicious pink stuff chilling in our ice bucket on the beach, near the lake, or at the park.