Rose

Gruet Grand Rosé

It’s summer here in the San Francisco Bay area which means that I’m wearing, jeans, a shirt, a sweater, a jacket … and I’m still cold. I’ve been assured by scholars at the University of California, Berkeley, that there’s no evidence Mark Twain actually said, “The coldest winter I ever spent was summer in San…

Last Rosés of Summer

Summer’s lease has finally expired, which, naturally, means the weather has warmed up here in the San Francisco Bay area. I’m not complaining, but it is decidedly freaky living in a place where the hottest days come after all the leaves are brown. This also makes for that interesting time of year we call “fire…

Hurrah for rosé

Is it wrong to love a wine because it’s beautiful? I’m afraid it is a bit shallow, but I can’t deny my love for rosé wines starts skin deep. There is just something very appealing about wines that range in color from palest pink quartz to vivid cerise. Today’s wine find, Chateau du Rouet  Reservée…