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  • A handy guide to rosé wines

    6 May 2017

    For those who can’t decide which pink to drink.

    Full of drink-young charm, with inviting, bright-pink hues and vibrant, strawberryish, spicy flavours, rosés are soaring in popularity here and overseas. You can choose from well over 100 New Zealand rosés, and their quality has never been better.
    Pierrick Bouquet, who founded the world’s first festival devoted exclusively to rosé, says the key factor in its rise is the image it perpetuates of a happy, carefree lifestyle. “It’s the connection between a bottle of rosé and a summertime drive along the French Riviera … drinking rosé is living the life.”

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