You know that spring has officially arrived when, instead of tulips, you see bottles of rosé popping up everywhere you look. And even though the weather here in the Mile High City hasn't been exactly stellar, the season for drinking all things pink arrived earlier than ever, with the city's top restaurants and wine shops proudly displaying their commitment to the #JustDrinkPink cause as early as the end of March. During a recent spate of dinner parties and casual soirées, rather than overhearing appalled guests gasping, "What the hell is up with this pink wine?", we were delighted to catch cries of "Where the hell IS the pink wine?" This is what we in the wine business call "progress."
Kendra Anderson A sure sign that spring has sprung: this glorious rosé display at Mondo Vino.
All of this proves that after years of trying to shake its reputation as sweet, unserious wine, rosé wines have finally proven that they are no joke. Read on for my list of the six hottest pinks to drink this spring, and where to go in Denver to score them.
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