Last week Lea & Sandeman took over the 6th floor of the flagship Foyles bookshop, to host our ‘Celebration of Spring’ tasting. Alongside a selection of standout spring wines, the event also presented the first opportunity to taste through our recently-bolstered range of ‘grower’ Champagnes, with 15 different Champagne growers on show and over 70 different cuvées being poured.
While there are those that would dismiss Rosé as frivolous and just something to quench a thirst at the end of a long day or on a sunny Bank Holiday, we have always held with the view that these wines have so much more to offer given the right partner.
It is beginning to look as though Spring may finally be upon us, and so we have all been sat around wondering what we should tell you about our choice of wines for the sunnier seasons.
Earlier this month I was on holiday in the South of France – we had rented a fabulous house just north of Aix-En-Provence and had 12 thirsty guests to feed, water and generally entertain for the week.
You may have already spotted the article in the Saturday Telegraph which featured their correspondent Victoria Moore with a huge bottle of L&S's smash-hit, quintessential Provence rosé MiP* (Made in Provence) from Domaine Saint Lucie:- :- Photo © Andrew Crowley - The Daily Telegraph 16th June 2012 Victoria wrote "For me, Provencale rosé IS summer.