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What is Rosé Wine, how is made

What is Rosé Wine, how is made | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it

Rose wine isn't made with a special grape, rosé is more like a state of mind. The primary flavors of rosé wine are red fruit, flowers, citrus, and melon, with a pleasant crunchy green flavor on the finish similar to celery or rhubarb. How is Rosé Wine Made?


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Sweet little synopsis on the making of rosé wine from Wine Folly...

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Mariano Pallottini's curator insight, June 12, 2015 2:20 PM

There are people that hate rosé wines. They don’t really care if rosé sales are up  from long time, these people think rosé wines have fairly low alcohol. But do they know all about rosé wines?

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Rosé wine, infography

 

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16 Places in France Every WIne Lover Needs To Put on Their Bucket List

16 Places in France Every WIne Lover Needs To Put on Their Bucket List | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
France holds a special place in the hearts of most wine lovers. 

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Per French Wine Society - sante!

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my dream trip... some day! 

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10 French Restaurants to Visit in New York

10 French Restaurants to Visit in New York | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
From the classic bistro to brand new cafés, take a look at the best French restaurants New York has to offer.
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Bucket List just got bigger...

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Terroirist Tuesday: Burgundy - Of Monks, Dukes, Bad Choices & Frickin' Good Wine

Terroirist Tuesday: Burgundy - Of Monks, Dukes, Bad Choices & Frickin' Good Wine | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
Welcome to Terroirist Tuesday. As promised last week, today binNotes takes on Burgundy: Part 1. Burgundy: Of Monks, Dukes, Bad Choices and Frickin' Good Wine by L. M. Archer, FWS To understand Burg...
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Terroir-ist Tuesday: La Chablisienne Co-op Confidential

Terroir-ist Tuesday: La Chablisienne Co-op Confidential | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
Welcome to binNotes' Terroir-ist Tuesday series on Burgundy. Chablis, Part 3 of 3: La Chablisienne Co-Op Confidential by L.M. Archer, FWS Part I:  Fun Facts about Chablis Chablis is the second larg...
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Parlez-vous franglais? The culture of being bilingual

Parlez-vous franglais? The culture of being bilingual | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
By living, working, and going to school in France, I was able to learn many aspects of French culture all while learning the language, and these experiences are to me inseparable from the language itself.
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Beaujolais makers aim higher - The Japan Times

Beaujolais makers aim higher - The Japan Times | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
Windsor Star (blog)
Beaujolais makers aim higher
The Japan Times
It's an operation “to bring value to a wine that is not part of the mythology of French wines,” said Serge Michels, vice president of Proteines, an agribusiness consultancy.
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It's that time of year for Beaujolais Nouveau lovers...in Japan...

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Bob Dylan Receives France's Highest Honor After Controversy - Hollywood Reporter

Bob Dylan Receives France's Highest Honor After Controversy - Hollywood Reporter | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
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Bob Dylan Receives France's Highest Honor After Controversy
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The singer became a member of France's Legion of Honor, the highest military and civil honor in France.
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French government rebuffs wine lobby claims | decanter.com

French government rebuffs wine lobby claims | decanter.com | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
France’s health ministry has rubbished suggestions that it plans to put stricter health warnings on wine labels or that the government will raise taxes on wine.
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Meet author, francophile & fromage-lover Kathe Lison - My French Life

Meet author, francophile & fromage-lover Kathe Lison - My French Life | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
What is it that makes French cheese so... irresistible?
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Not for the lactose-intolerant, but still interesting...

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The New Judgement of Paris - GQ.com

The New Judgement of Paris - GQ.com | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
The New Judgement of Paris
GQ.com
The judges were the aristocracy of French wine, including the editor of the Revue du Vin de France (who has a status in France similar to the editor of The Times here) and the owner of Domaine de la Romanee Conti.
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Tour France: Burgundy, France and Wine: An Inseparable History

Tour France: Burgundy, France and Wine: An Inseparable History | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
Burgundy, the "Bourgogne" region of France, has been known for centuries for its incredible wines. But when the Burgundians, the nomadic Scandinavian tribe that gave the region its name, first sett...
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Bourgogne History & wine

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Tour France: A Culinary Adventure with Charitable Twist

Tour France: A Culinary Adventure with Charitable Twist | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
Our love of food and love of helping others finally meet-- and you can help! The culinary adventures our clients experience with Bliss Travels have become our specialty. How many people can say tha...
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Champagne during WW2: From vines to victory

Champagne during WW2: From vines to victory | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
In honor of the 70th anniversary of VE Day, read this fascinating piece from decanter.com on the Champagne region's role in World War II:The German army's official surrender in Reims on 8 May 1945 - Victory in Europe (VE) day - tasted particularly sweet for local Champagne winemakers who spent World War Two outfoxing the occupying forces, writes Julian Hitner.

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VEDay...from Champagne perspective...

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In honor of the 70th anniversary of VE Day, read this fascinating piece from decanter.com on the Champagne region's role in World War II

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The French Wines To Drink Before You Die

The French Wines To Drink Before You Die | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
Start drinking! There are a lot of wines on this list.
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Oh yeah...

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The Grapes of Wrath: France's Great Wines Are Feeling the Heat - SPIEGEL ONLINE

The Grapes of Wrath: France's Great Wines Are Feeling the Heat - SPIEGEL ONLINE | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
In France, climate change is no longer just an abstract problem. The culinary country's grand wine culture is threatened by rising global temperatures.
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Bon or Faux Problème?

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#Terroir-ist Tuesday: Chablis, Part 2

#Terroir-ist Tuesday: Chablis, Part 2 | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
Greetings, dear readers! Answers to last week's binNotes's Chablis quiz below (press 'View Results' for results.) by L.M. Archer, FWS ANSWER:     Chablis has ONE (1) Grand Cru, people! It...
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Terroirist Tuesday: Maconnais - Meet the Winemakers

Terroirist Tuesday: Maconnais - Meet the Winemakers | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
Welcome to Terroirist Tuesday | Maconnais - Part 3: Meet the Winemakers by: L.M. Archer, FWS Move south from the velvet corridor of the Côte d'Or, beyond the shadow of the Côte Chalonaisse, and you...
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Twitter / PicturesEarth: Eiffel Tower Reflection, France. ...

Twitter / PicturesEarth: Eiffel Tower Reflection, France. ... | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
Eiffel Tower Reflection, France. http://t.co/6Ay3S7HJ1n
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THE MOST ROMANTIC CITY IN THE WORLD-PARIS, FRANCE

THE MOST ROMANTIC CITY IN THE WORLD-PARIS, FRANCE | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
Just walking around and through Paris will feel you like part of some incredible, interesting story. Paris, capitol of France is for sure the most beautiful city, no doubt.
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The Good Life France Writers

The Good Life France Writers | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
She has a home in the beautiful Loire Valley, likes to write to inform and bring a new perspective to travels in France and is an expert in many areas of French life including wine! Peter Lavelle is a finance expert at Pure Fx who ...
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High suicide rate highlights plight of French farmers - FRANCE 24

High suicide rate highlights plight of French farmers - FRANCE 24 | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
FRANCE 24 High suicide rate highlights plight of French farmers FRANCE 24 The report was commissioned by France's Ministry of Agriculture in 2011 as part of a three-year plan to reduce suicide among farmers and following numerous international and...
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Wonder if this study applies to grape growers, too.

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Twitter / StoryOfEarth: Lavender fields in Provence, ...

Twitter / StoryOfEarth: Lavender fields in Provence, ... | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
Lavender fields in Provence, France http://t.co/HhsqS6MBge
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Lavender...Provence, FR

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How to experience Spanish traditions in Barcelona «

It is a common occurrence for people to visit Barcelona, wanting to experience all those quintessentially Spanish traditions that are synonymous with the image of Spain as a country and it's culture – flamenco dancers, matadors and ...
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Barcelona!

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Tour France: Bastille Day Summer Celebrations in Paris & Provence

Tour France: Bastille Day Summer Celebrations in Paris & Provence | binNotes France - Wine & Culture | Scoop.it
Bastille Day celebrates the formation of the French republic and the overthrow of the French monarchy. This is traditionally symbolized by the storming of the Bastille (the Parisian prison) on July...
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