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Blushing Beauties - Debunking Common Misconceptions About the Pink Drink

The weather is getting nicer and everyone is dusting off the patio furniture so it must be rosé season!  Our favorite blushing beauty often gets a bad wrap.  Let's look to debunk some of these common misconceptions. Misconception 1: Rosé wine is just a blend of red and white wine. This is one of the most common misconceptions about rosé wine. Unlike red and white wines, rosé wine is made by allowing the grape skins to have limited contact with the juice during fermentation. This creates the pink color and unique flavor profile of rosé wine. Misconception 2: Rosé wine is only for women. This is a stereotype that needs to be debunked. Rosé wine is enjoyed by people of all genders and is not limited to any particular demographic. In fact, many male sommeliers and wine experts appreciate the complexity and versatility of rosé wine. Misconception 3: All rosé wines are sweet. While some rosé wines can be sweet, many others are dry and crisp. The level of sweetness in a rosé wine depen