Rediscover Rose wines this summer. Visit some of the London´s restaurants which implement them to their light summer menus.

Interestingly enough this blush wines were not taken seriously for a long time and in fact were considered to be cheap wines, but luckily this days are over.



Bulgari Hotel & Residences in London is celebrating beginning of summer with the selection of Rose´s from varius regions. Alian Ducasse´s Rivea London restaurant is showcasing extensive rose pink wines by the glass from both iconic and artisanal producers.

A new list contains in large portion is inspired by wines of Provance. A particular focus on rose wine showcase both renowned producers of Cote de Provence next to smaller offerings from lesser –known appellations such as Les-Baux-de Provence.

Exclusive to Rivea London restaurant, the main star will be “Chateau Barbeyrolles” owned by Regine Sumeire. Ms Sumeire is recognized for growing fragrant rose bushes amongst the vines, with their celebrated rose named Petale de Rose, due to its very light pink color.



To complement the new rose wines, executive chef of Rivea London, Alain Ducasse´s has created a delicate summer menu to perfectly match the new list.  Small plates menu incorporates the classic flavors and vivid colors of the Riviera, with a focus on simple creations and the best ingredients,. Menu includes sautéed camberoni, squid, cuttlefish, cured meats and olive oil from Italy as part of the experience.

London´s Franco´s has gained reputation for offering the largest rose wine list of any restaurant in London with over 60 quality wines, many available by the glass. Guest can enjoy sipping on a chilled glass of rose while watching a world go by from the restaurant terrace. Restaurant wine list features selection of rose from seven different countered and from more than twenty different grape varieties: you can enjoy only here Chateaux d’Escalnd, Garrus, Domain Sacha Lichine 2008. Menu includes Chefs Turconi Italian dishes with the modern flare, you can enjoy here Baccala scaloppini with soft polenta& morel mushrooms or Papprdelle with purple broccoli, mussels& chilli or more light dishes like tempting salad and grills.

Enjoy summer with Rose wines and if you are not in London visit the above restaurants and enjoy perfect pairing of  wines with  lights saladas, ceviches or grilled fish during  hot summer days. Cheers.


by Dorta Antoszkiewicz


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