In the Pink

If you're lucky enough to be enjoying lunch in the hillside Provençal village of Bonnieux you can't do better than to order a bottle of pale pink Château La Canorgue, made just outside the village. Though the days when rosé was scorned are gone, the good stuff tends not to travel, and there's still some not-so-good stuff around (Saddam Hussein was said to be fond of Mateus rosé, a vestige of the bad old days).

But now rosé is making a bid for the mainstream, as winemakers try to anticipate the next trend in a fickle market....

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