People may be debating who’ll take home more Moon Men awards on August 20: Taylor Swift or Ariana Grande, who got the most nominations with 10 each. But at grapefriend, we debate who’s the bigger grapefriend. Ariana: She recently bumped into Piers Morgan at an LA restaurant and bought him a glass of “very expensive Californian red.” Unclear if … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Rose
the pink keeps pouring. a lot.
Not sick of rosé yet. Nope, not at all. At this point in the summer I’m half woman, half rosé. Let’s up that percentage with more of these recent faves: Gérard Bertrand Gris Blanc: You’ve probably seen their Cote de Roses everywhere, but we had a ton of the Gris Blanc in the south of France last month … Continue reading
happy national rosé day!
Yep, it’s a thing. Just go with it and let the pink start popping! I’ll be doing a few amazing ones each month this summer to help you find your new favorite. Domaine Lafond: Tavel is the baller spot of rosé – it’s all they produce. Get this one with juicy raspberry laced with great … Continue reading
oscar wine winners
So much movie celebrating requires wine – and lots of it. Of course Hollywood’s covered on the bubbly front. All best actor and best actress nominees were given a bottle of Rare Le Secret which is produced in the very best vintages (only 9 have been made in the past 40 years) and only come … Continue reading
the other P rosé: pinot noir
Last month we delved into Provence, but this month let’s talk about the other great P in pink wines: Pinot Noir. Now, this is a grape not a region like Provence, but it’s a grape that makes some of my most favorite rosés ever (especially from the Willamette Valley in Oregon). Try these: Sanford: very dry … Continue reading
rose day and season and life is here!
Let the games begin. Rosé sales rose 53% last year and there doesn’t seem to be signs of a slow down. Why? It’s light, refreshing, uncomplicated and perfect for summer sipping. I’ll be recommending my favorite rosés every month this summer, so here’s the first batch for National Rosé Day on June 9, from the OG … Continue reading
sex & the city turns 20!
When Sex and the City premiered on June 6, 1998, cosmos were all the rage. But if it premiered now, they’d definitely be drinking wine. Carrie: Fun and hyper-stylish, she’d be wearing some cool Pat Fields-created rosé-all-day outfit and drinking the very trendy, very light strawberry Whispering Angel. $21.99 BUY HERE Charlotte: Elegant, classy, and low … Continue reading
march wine madness
Wine fever is sweeping the NBA in a major way lately. Seriously, this article goes so in depth you’d think it was like Watergate or something. But it’s amazing to hear all these guys talk about how much they’re obsessed with wine, and that one of the greatest accolades they can hear is that they … Continue reading
rosé of the week: pratsch
Forget about rosé of the week – this is a contender for rosé of the summer! Pratsch has been in the family for 8 generations in Hohenruppersdorf, Austria (population: 912!). Well, those 912 local people are very lucky. Made from Zweigelt grapes, which are native to Austria, this rosé has gorgeous brightness and perfect tart … Continue reading
rosé of the week: yves leccia patrimonio
This week’s fave rosé comes from Corsica, that French island near Italy I’ve always wanted to go to. Yves Leccia’s wines are apparently referred to as the Rolls Royce of Corsican wines. I haven’t had any of his others, but the rosé is on point! It’s made up of 20% Grenache, a common rosé grape, … Continue reading