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And to think that I used to shy away from pink – unless it was sparkling

THERE WERE 161 entries in the 2017 edition of Rosé Rocks – 128 still and 33 sparkling Cap Classique. According to the competition chairman, Cape Wine Master Allan Mullins: “The quality of rosé wine being produced in South Africa is on par with the best that Spain and France produce!” And we’ve seen some consistency from top producers of the drier styles

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2015 Rosé Rocks Results: Tamboerskloof Katharien charms her way to the top

RANGING in colour from shocking pink to salmon and pale onion, Rosé can be made by blending red and white grapes, but mostly it’s made from red grapes whose skins are left on the must during fermentation – the juice is run off the skins soon after pressing and treated the same way as white wine, ranging from dry to sweet, and

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