In “Drink Rosé All Year Long – Here’s How (and What to Drink),” Sarah Tracey explores the diversity of rosés that are in the market now and makes recommendations as to which rosés to drink each season throughout the year. Among those suggested for winter: CASTELLO DI BOSSI Rosato Toscana 2016 and MACULAN Costadolio Rosato Breganze 2016.
In “Drink Rosé All Year Long – Here’s How (and What to Drink),” Sarah Tracey explores the diversity of rosés that are in the market now and makes recommendations as to which rosés to drink each season throughout the year. Among those suggested for spring: FIGUIÈRE Magali Rosé 2016.
In “Rosés Are Better Than Roses: Pink Wine for Valentine’s Day,” writer Sarah Tracey selects a range of rosés perfect for celebrating Valentine’s Day. Showcasing their versatility, she highlights the VITIANO Rosato Umbria 2015 under the “Deep, Rich Rosé” category for its richness and structure. Tracey discusses how rosé can be perfect all year and suggested these complex, deeper rosés for when you desire a heartier profile for a food and wine pairing.
“Sparkling wine is a fun and festive choice that pairs incredibly well with pretty much any dish on the planet. It's especially great for daytime drinking as the alcohol level is comparatively low, so you can enjoy it without getting sleepy. With this shrimp and chorizo dish, try a cava, which is Spain's version of Champagne. Made with the same method but with different grapes, it's a lovely budget-friendly alternative. The Juve Y Camps Brut Nature Reserva 2010 is special in that its long aging gives it a richness of toasted bread and spice, however, it's balanced with a lot of crisp citrus and fresh white peach flavor. Delightful!”
“Smoky baby back ribs are especially delicious with a refreshing and fruit-forward wine, and for this pairing we went with a Spanish rosado. White wine might be a little too delicate for the ribs, but a bolder style of rose gives enough intensity of flavor to stand up to the dish. Juicy and robust flavors of red berries come spilling out of the glass with this wine, extending summer on your palate even as football season takes us into the winter months.”
“The white wines from Txakoli (pronounced ‘Cha-ko-lee’) region on the Basque coast of Northern Spain are an absolute dream to pair with seafood! Light, refreshing, full of citrus flavors and a faint whisp of briny saline minerality, they’re also bursting with effervescent, cheerful fizz.”