What we're about

For a while, this group will morph from a prix fixe’ dinner and wine tasting, to a wine tasting group with optional food. There are 17 rose' wines to taste, so after 3 tastings you will have tasted all the wines and rank as an expert on the grapes and blends used in the South of France.

You will:

• Understand the differences between AOP/AOC wines and IGP and Table Wines.

• Which grapes are used by the color of the wine.

• Why there are 3 major rose' appellations

• How many grapes qualify to be used in a AOP Cotes de Provence wine

• How to read the label to avoid a "clunker" wine

• The why the myth of preferring the current year wine is false

• The tastings will be broken into 3 numbered groups, so that you can choose to repeat or just march through all 3 flights.

Flight #1

R d'ete/IGP

Domaine La Jeanne/IGP

Domaine d'Astros/IGP

Chateau Carpe Diem/AOP

Domaine St. Roman d'Esclans/AOP

Whispering Angel/AOP

Flight #2

French Secret/IGP

French Secret Collection #2/IGP

French Secret Collection #3/AOP

Coste Brulade/AOP

Domaine Val d'Astie/AOP


Flight #3

Chateau des Garcinieres--2013/AOP

Chateau des Garcinieres--2014/AOP

Easy Rose'/IGP

St. Croix La Manuelle/AOP


Minuty M/IGP

All of the wines can be purchased at and delivered by DCANTER - A Wine Boutique at 545 8th Street SE Washington, DC, contact number: (202) 817-3803

The first tasting will be set for sometime in August, after Restaurant Week. We will send the place, date and time as soon as we can.

Past events (8)

French Rose' Wine Dinner

Le Chat Noir

French Rose' Wine Dinner

Bistro Lepic

Rose' Wine Tasting for Thanksgiving

Slate Wine Bar

Vivre en Provence

Bistro Lepic

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