Rosé All Day
Rosé All Day is the most comprehensive guide to pink wine in the English language.
This ground breaking work of oenological scholarship recounts the millennia-old untold history of rosé, highlighting its importance in contemporary pop culture, and exploring the ways in which today’s winemakers are elevating the genre for age-worthiness.
At the same time, Rosé All Day delights casual enthusiasts with its regional guides and wine recommendations. Readers journey from the sunny vineyards of southern France to the farthest corners of the globe in the company of the witty and colourful artwork of Mercedes Leon.
In Rose All Day, wine writer Katherine Cole takes us on an entertaining survey of the history of the wine, moving from the goblets of King Louis the XIV to the vineyards of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Cole explains in detail how rose is created and then tells us where to find the good stuff. The book invites readers to journey from the sunny vineyards of southern France to the idyllic hillsides of Italy and beyond.
Organised by region, each chapter includes an overview of the general characteristics of the area's wine, profiles of exciting producers and tasting notes, along with specific recommendations for wines to taste. With atmospheric regional descriptions, savy advice on wines to buy, creative food pairing suggestions, and pretty-and-pink illustrations, Rose is a colourful, spirited, essential resource that is sure to quench any wine lover's thirst.
Katherine Cole, Abrams, hardback 288 pages, 100 colour illustrations by Mercedes Leon, 14 x 26 x 2 cm