Author: Painting by J. A. Murdoch

A rose is a rose is a rose, except when it’s a rosé, and then all bets are off, as this summertime favorite can vary in shade from pale pink to orange-hued to a deep pink-red. Rosé is made almost exclusively from red grapes, although French appellation laws allow a blend of red and white grapes in a few regions, particularly in Champagne.The following four venues are good bets for great rosés from both near and far.