A rosé by any other name

Wine lovers across Europe have been sipping rosé wine for several weeks now, because February 14 - St Valentine’s Day - has been regarded as the day that springtime arrives in Europe for more than 2,000 years.

28th March, 2009

Wine lovers across Europe have been sipping rosé wine for several weeks now, because February 14 - St Valentine’s Day - has been regarded as the day that springtime arrives in Europe for more than 2,000 years.

In Ireland, rosé is usually associated with romance for one day only, and on February 15 it’s common for wine shops to empty their shelves of ribbon-bedecked rosé wines and rosé champagnes to make way for the...

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