Combining delightful stories with whimsical and clever illustrations, Drink Pink is a clever, captivating, and unpretentious look at rose for novices and connoisseurs alike.
For years, rose has lived a quiet life as the not-red and not-white wine, but in the last five years this vintage has taken its rightful place in the spotlight. Use this book as a guide to rose's myriad of pleasures. Comprehensive and complete with both esoteric knowledge and entirely practical cocktails and dinner party recipes, this is the perfect book give your girlfriend or keep to display for yourself!
Part 1: Rose Is Old School - Learn about the three-thousand-year history of rose, and see exactly why it took so long for this wine to saturate American culture.
Part 2: Producing Pink Juice - Discover the crafting methods that set rose apart from other wines, and get a crash course in the significance of saignee, skin contact, blending, and more!
Part 3: People and Places - Study the different producers of rose and start talking like a true sommelier.
Part 4: Why and How to Drink Pink - hear professional foodies and wine experts sing praises about pink wine, and -
Part 5: Recipes - Enjoy a myriad of rose-related recipes. Here, the options are endless! Cocktail recipes starring rose; appetizer, entree, and side dishes that include or pair well with rose; classy desserts and the best types of rose to accent them.
There's no better way to get in the pink than with Drink Pink!
Victoria James has worked in restaurants since she was thirteen. She fell in love with wine and when she was twenty-one became certified as a sommelier. She has worked at some of the most prestigious restaurants in New York City including Marea and Aureole. She is now the corporate beverage director of Piora in the West Village, and their new restaurant Cote. Victoria's name has appeared on many notable lists: Zagat's 30 Under 30, Wine Enthusiast's 40 Under 40, Forbes' 10 Innovators Under 30 Shaking Up the New York Food Scene, Wine & Spirits Best New Sommeliers, and thebacklabel.com declared her "New York's Youngest Sommelier." She travels as much as possible to vineyards around the world and writes about the stories behind the wines. In her free time, she makes Amaro from foraged plants. She lives in New York City with her sister Laura, her boyfriend, Lyle, and her dog, Rocco. Lyle Railsback was born in California, has an art degree from George Fox University in Oregon, and makes wine with his brother in Santa Ynez, California. Their first release as Railsback Freres was a rose inspired by Lulu Peyraud in Bandol. Currently, he does national sales for Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant and travels a lot.