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For lucky Day 13, we have a less than lucky rosé. Inovacion, a rosé of Malbec and Syrah from Argentina is on deck today. I tried this at the wine bar inside Whole Foods, because…

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Domestic rosé hasn't been getting a whole lot of love here, but Margerum's Riviera Rosé made me pretty happy...after a small adjustment! Bottle: 4.5/5 – Nice clean label design here, attractive screwcap, no weird tinting…

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If you're looking for the perfect late afternoon, pre-dinner wine, splash a little Grande Courtade Rosé L'Instant 2016 and make everyone think you're more sophisticated than you are. This is made from mostly Cabernet Sauvignon,…

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Whenever I try to sell people something made from Zweigelt, they usually start backing away slowly, wondering how they can politely get away from me and just go buy some freaking Merlot and get on…

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This cute little guy from France's Languedoc region is made from 100% Cinsault, a grape mostly used as a blending grape in the southwest of France. It's prized for its heat tolerance, so it made…

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For over a year now, I've been hearing about the 'ice' versions of Champagne and sparkling wine different producers have come out with, that are supposed to be stronger and/or sweeter versions of their bubblies…

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Today it's time to get back to basics with another Provençal rosé, this time from Domaine du Dragon. This has been a favorite of mine for years and I appreciate when wines are technically 'critter…

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Today I'm putting two American Pinot Noir rosés head to head: Meiomi and Angeline. Why let Provençal roses have all the fun? Let's start with Angeline, a rosé made from Pinot Noir from coastal vineyards…

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Can rosé make you more beautiful? Probably not, but it definitely made my friends and I more hungry. When we arrived at Hazel, we saw that their Dimsunday brunch menu (love a good portmanteau) had…

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Four Day 4 I've got what has been my house rosé for several summers now, Mas de Daumas Gassac's Moulin de Gassac Guilhem Rosé. Say that three times fast! It's what I buy in quantity and…

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It's a beautiful Sunday here in the DC area to be out on a patio drinking rosé (we'll throw our heads back and laugh and laugh...). Since I'm about to go have brunch at a…

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I picked up French Blue Rosé, in its quaint little bottle, from Whole Foods for around $12, thinking it might be a nice accompaniment to my dinner, which included roasted vegetables and a nice little…

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