How my grandfather introduced Britain to the joy of rosé wine

A glass of rosé can recall summer, holidays and freedom.

William Sitwell

Building some nesting boxes for the hens last week, I came across evidence of a claim once made by my grandfather: that he had introduced rosé to the British in the early Fifties…

The Telegraph

« Joyously I had planned ahead, and in the fridge was my favourite rosé of the modern age: a bottle of Mirabeau Pure. Sharing a glass with my wife, the spring evening suddenly became a balmy night of Mediterranean bliss. Such is the power of the scent of a good rosé, one that is not overcoloured but has the faintest hint of pink. And the round, subtle sweetness that takes a standard grape to… »

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