Rosé for summer

By Michael Cooper In Wine

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3rd January, 2012
It’s easy to dismiss rosé as lolly water, but the 100-plus labels now on the shelves are far more enjoyable than that. A delicious wine style in its own right, pink wine is hard to resist during summer’s heat. Rosé barely registers on sales charts here, accounting for 1% of all wine sold in supermarkets. In France, it’s a different story. Highly popular as an aperitif and at soirées, rosé has surpassed white wine as the second biggest-selling style after red. The good news is that interest in New Zealand ...

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