Beer, Wine & Spirits: Rosé definition ignites controversy in wine world

Beer, Wine & Spirits: Rosé definition ignites controversy in wine world

It’s a joke made by many wine drinkers at some point or another: A drop of red is accidentally poured into a glass of white, or the switch from Shiraz to Sauvignon Blanc made too hastily and without a rinse, and someone lightheartedly dubs the resulting glass of pink wine “rosé.”

Yet it may no longer be a joke, at least if the European Commission gets its way.

A new initiative proposed by the organization will allow the blending of red and white wines to produce a wine able to be

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