All in France

'La Vie en Rosé'

A few years ago, people scoffed at the thought of having a glass of rosé and now it has become so popular that it has been coined as 'summer water'.  I, for one am very happy about this, since rosé is my absolute preferred wine during the warmer months (and heck sometimes even during the cooler months).

Before I introduce you to one of the top-notch wineries in the South of France, which produces two of my favorite rosés, here are the essentials about the chic pink drink.

'Battle of Versailles' - A Fashionable Affair at the French Ambassador's Residence

Last week, on a beautiful spring night,  the recently renovated French Ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C. (which is resplendent) was the chic place to be.  A coveted guest list that included D.C. socialites, media personalities, restaurateurs and fashionistas gathered to celebrate Pulitzer Prize Winning Author and Washington Post fashion critic, Robin Givhan and her debut novel, Battle of Versailles.