Adrift on a sea of pink


See this guide for links to all the articles in our 2018 coverage of rosé wines. 

Lesson learned: don’t underestimate the grapevine of the south of France. 

I’ve been keen to do a big(ish) blind tasting of Languedoc and Roussillon rosés for a while now. Partly because they are very much in the shadow of their more famous pink neighbours, Provence and Tavel, and I wanted to see if there might be a world-class rosé or two lurking amid the 271 million bottles of rosé produced in the Languedoc and in Roussillon on an annual basis. Partly because rosé is...