Have you got a nice bottle of bubbly ready to be chilled for Valentine’s Day? To me, it’s every bit as important as the flowers or chocolates – or dinner out – whatever your traditions are.
And, somehow it seems to me that the bubbly should be pink. It adds that extra special, romantic touch.
Did you know that it’s not just the bubbles that make rosé Champagne different from other rosé wines? The vast majority of non-fizzy rosé or blush wines in the world are made by crushing a dark-skinned variety, such as Zinfandel, and leaving the juice in contact with the skins for a short while – until the winemaker likes the color (the juice is clear regardless of the skin color). Continue reading