The modern popularity of Rose came from the rapid growth of Portuguese sweet and slightly sparkling wines in the 1960’s. Then in the 1970’s, with a demand for white wine outweighing the supply of grapes in American, the more modern “blush” wines like White Zinfandel were widely popular.
Now, Rose wine finds itself on restaurant menu’s alongside the reds and whites with a huge demand pairing it with spicy foods and fish. It is also very popular in sparkling varieties, which has risen with the current popularity for Prosecco and Cava.
After a weekend off, the Six Nations returns with the highlight being Scotland v England on Saturday. So we thought we would take a quick look at some of the drinks you could enjoy alongside each of the nations involved.