Since I can remember rosés have occupied the “swimming pool wine” or “perfect BBQ wine” slot, but only very few people have considered them with nicer foods or ordered a bottle at a restaurant. Luckily for us peoples’ opinions have recently changed…
Provence is the world’s only region that specialises almost exclusively in Rosé and the quality of their wines has gone up enormously over the last 15 years. So if you’re not already a fan, it’s certainly worth trying a nice bottle now. Here are some of my top tips for an even better experience with […]
Here Stephen talks to TV journalist and wine blogger Kendall Harris (Wine2Three) about the types of wine for cellaring and how to get started.
It may seem pretty obvious, but in fact a great deal of care needs to be taken to ensure the grapes are ripe for the particular wine you plan to make. We started our harvest this year in early September, as the first of our grapes became fully ripe. So, what exactly is ripeness in grapes and how do we test for it?
Rosés, like white wines, comes in many different styles – sweet, dry, oaked, unoaked and even sparkling, so it’s no surprise then that prices reflect the different styles, with the mass produced sweet rosé styles appealing to a broader consumer group.