Prose rose @LizGabayMW
Elizabeth GabayTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Rosé Pink and Azur Blue – The Launch of a New Brand for the Côte d’Azur

I was intrigued when I first saw the publicity for a rosé wine bearing an image of the iconic chaise bleu of the Promenade des Anglais on Nice’s Côte d’Azur waterfront. The launch of this new label Prose was at the lovely Plage Beau Rivage, by the Promenade des Anglais in …

@MirabeauWine Wine blending 2015
Maison Mirabeau WinesTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Why blending is so key in Rosé winemaking

People are often surprised that most wines are blends, and even more surprised that even single-grape variety bottles are blends from different tanks. In Provence, it’s the law of our appellation that wines are blends from the local varieties like Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault and Carignan. A good …Continue reading here …

Rose in Provence #VinsdeProvence @JillBarth
Jill BarthTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

A Case of Provençal Rosé

This post was part of Jill’s #12daysofwine blog series, more reason to drink wine. Don’t be mistaken — rosé isn’t a blend of red & white wine. In fact, that concept was completely rejected by regional winemakers upon suggestion in 2009, when the European Commission proposed a change in quality …