Rosé for summer #VinsdeProvence @LizGabayMW
Elizabeth GabayTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Rosé Wine for the Pool or Beach

Contributor blog post by Liz Gabay: At this time of year, how often we think of holidays full of sunshine and leisure with beautiful bronzed people relaxing by or in the swimming pool or on a beach with a glass of wine or an exotic cocktail. The Côte d’Azur has …

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Rosé #WinesofProvence @LizGabayMW
Elizabeth GabayTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Premium Rosé Tasting #poshpinks15

For the 3rd year running, Richard Bampfield MW and  Jean Christophe Mau of Chateau Brown from Bordeaux, have held a tasting of premium rosés (£15 and over)  in London. My tasting results of my top 18 will appear in the September 2015 edition of Decanter’s Expert Choice (out 5 August 2015). Find out …

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Rose Food Matching @RivieraGrape #WinesofProvence
Taste: Food & DrinkThe Riviera GrapevineWines and Spirits of Provence

The Art of Wine Pairing: A Bouquet of Rosés for Asian Cuisine

Contributor blog post by Chrissie McClatchie: It’s officially summer and, in case you haven’t noticed, the world appears to have awoken to the virtues of our favourite pink drink along the Riviera, rosé! Whilst we know from practice just how well a glass of chilled rosé goes with local provençal …

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rosés of Coteaux Varois-en-Provence #WinesofProvence via @LizGabayMW
Elizabeth GabayTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

2014 rosés of Coteaux Varois-en-Provence

At the annual Coteaux Varois tasting (13 April 2015), set in the beautiful gardens of a former monastery, at Alain Ducasse’s restaurant at the Abbaye de la Celle in Brignoles, and next door to the Maison des Vins de Coteaux Varois, 45 local domaines had their stands set out showing their …

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Coteaux-daix-en-provence #WinesofProvence @LizGabay
Elizabeth GabayTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Rosé Wines from Coteaux-de-Aix

Elizabeth Gabay recently attended the official 2014 vintage tasting of the wines of Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence. This appellation maybe small at 4000ha, but there are 67 domaines and 12 cooperatives.  To learn more about the region and Elizabeth’s thoughts on the 2014 vintage wines from the 34 producers at the event …

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Elizabeth GabayTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

2014 Rosé Wines from Provence – Part 1

I am often asked which rosé wines from Provence I would recommend, so I have put together some which I liked at recent tastings. The wines were tasted at various domaines, the large trade fair Prowein in Dusseldorf and the annual Côtes de Provence tasting in Mandelieu, both this month, …

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