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Rosé is underrated. It’s the perfect holiday drink

By Barry Smith   July 2011

One of the great pleasures in life is sitting on the Côte d’Azur, staring at a shimmering sea, while eating fruits de mer and sipping a delicate rosé from a perfectly chilled bottle. In moments like these the experience of wine can reach fabulous heights. So why is drinking a bottle of the same wine at home on a cold, grey evening disappointing? Is it that the wine doesn’t travel? That may have been true once, but wine-making techniques have improved and, besides, why would rosés alone suffer this fate? Perhaps it’s because we are not drinking good enough rosé.…

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