Gone are the days of boxed White Zinfandel. Rosé is trending, and it’s here to stay! This vibrant vino is a true example of a trash to treasure tale, quickly becoming the fastest growing wine category and everyone’s summer favorite. Discover rosé’s story and why you should drink pink:

Rosé Revolution – The Maceration Method

The most popular process for producing rosé, this method involves crushing red grapes and letting the juice soak with the grape skins for a few hours to a few days. This creates the wine’s color. Unlike red wine production, the skins are removed before the juice is fermented, which leaves the wine with its classic rosé hues:

Rosé and Refreshments

Rosé is one of the most versatile wines, thanks to its bright acidity and lack of tannins. Try  pairing a bottle with:

Stop and Smell the Rosé

Every region and grape can produce different aromas and flavors in rosé. These are a few of the most common:

Pros(é) of Rosé

1. Rosé is a trendy crowd pleaser. White wine drinkers and red wine lovers both enjoy happy-medium rosé.

2. It’s super diverse. Rosé can be dry, sweet, sparkling…all depending on the grapes used to make it.

3. Great for a party, rosé is a perfect cocktail wine. Try it over ice with sparkling seltzer for a refreshing twist!

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Our staff is full of passionate wine lovers. With our amazing sommeliers at the helm, we’ve been schooled on all things wine. We came together to write this article, in hopes of spreading a little wine-ducation with you.

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