01 Mar ROSE ALL DAY
Think Pink! Resurgence of Rosé
The mysterious pink drink is no longer reserved as a space for almost-sickly sweet lolly water, only enjoyed by suburban 00’s housewives. Quality rosé wine maintains steady-holding popularity in the Australian market.
Rosé Revolution was first seen about four years ago,R when aisles of Dan Murphy’s stores were reportedly ravaged in a way not seen since Marlborough sauvignon blanc first started to take off.
Sales growth of between 200% and 300% in the over $10-rosé category in 2015-2016 and this trend hasn’t gone away.
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Sales of high-quality pale rosé wines have continued to soar over the past couple of years globally, with experts anticipating to see healthy sales continue in Australia due to rosé wines being perfect for our outdoor lifestyle.
Witness to ‘rosé revival’ in the last five years, See Saw Wines winemaker Justin Jarrett sees a complimentary climate and cuisine in Australia seeing demand for dry rosé that’s are both elegant and food friendly.
“Rosé has evolved in recent years, from an overly sweet variety with little care given to the production of it, to well crafted and carefully tended wine that is immensely drinkable. It is also extremely versatile in regards to food matching and can be enjoyed with everything from fresh light seafood and spicy Asian dishes to heavy creamy pastas and red meat,” Justin said.
See Saw Wines added rosé to their range in 2017, noting the variety compliments their current and the region’s grapes.
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“Rosé is sociable and easy drinking – a perfect addition to our range and existing brand story,” said Justin.
The temperature that rosé’s served, as well as its palate that makes it the perfect drink to accompany Australians’ love of the outdoors.
“Rosé has a subtle, crisp palate that matches all our amazing fresh food. It should be served super chilled, which is perfect for our warm climate,” describing why rosé appeals to so many Australians.
The Greenhouse of Orange and See Saw Wines will be expanding rosé’s place in local food and wine culture with Rosé All Day on Saturday 6 April 2019 as part of FOOD Week.
Bask in the sunshine on The Greenhouse of Orange’s rooftop lawn, and enjoy the beautiful See Saw 2017 vintage rosé with a showcase of seasonal gourmet Housemade from the Greenhouse kitchen and beverage package.
Ensure to add Rosé All Day to your FOOD Week calendar.
Buy tickets, $99 each, for this exclusive event here: thegreenhouseoforange.com.au/whats-on.
FOOD Week is Australia’s longest running regional food and wine festival, bringing thousands to the Central West to appreciate NSW’s food basket.