Timeline: A History of Rosé in the U.S.A.

Here, 5 key milestones for pink wine.

Here, 5 key milestones for pink wine.

1938
Cult favorite Domaines Ott rosé is first imported from Provence.

1961
“Rosé can be served with anything,” writes Julia Child.

1975
Bob Trinchero of Napa Valley’s Sutter Home invents White Zin.

1992
Using Pinot Noir grapes, Tony Soter of Napa’s Etude introduces a dry rosé, sparking a California trend.

2013
The US imports 4 million cases of Provençal rosé, 25 times more than in 2003.

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