db’s resident foodie, Lucy Shaw, heads to Covent Garden newcomer Jar Kitchen, the jewel in Theatreland’s culinary crown.
Just before Typhoon Linfa temporarily shut Hong Kong down for a few hours on 9 July, about 20 trade professionals gathered for Rod Smith MW’s talk “Think Pink: La Vie en Rosé”.
Europe’s largest wine producer, Castel, has unveiled a raft of new products designed to tap into the opportunities it sees in the sparkling wine and wider aperitif categories.
A row has broken out over a decision by St Tropez’s wine co-operative to name its 2014 rosé “mist” – which unfortunately means “dung”, “crap” or “rubbish” in German.
Portuguese rosé brand Mateus is switching to a clear glass bottle this summer, in an attempt to give the wine a “more modern look”.
A punishing trek across the French Pyrenees, a trip to the Loire, hop sniffing and smoked salmon – check out what’s been happening in the world of drinks this week.
Château Léoube has released its answer to Italy’s Super Tuscans – a “Super Rose” wine produced in Lalonde – staking its claim on the premium rosé market.
This week US wine writers recommended an Austrian Zweigelt, a “turbo-charged Rhône-style blend” from Oregon and “one of France’s greatest” rosés.
A blind tasting of premium rosés in London recently highlighted the strength of the Provençal style as the benchmark for dry rosés.
Riedel is tapping into the popularity of rosé – and supporting the category’s upmarket push – by working with Provençal producers to create the “perfect” rosé glass.
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