Rosé Wine Pioneer Maison Mirabeau’s Expectation-Defying Pink Riviera Gin

An elegant, herbaceous tipple that's challenging people to think differently about the category

Cocktail connoisseurs and refined spirits drinkers may bristle at the sight of  pink gin, despite its pretty hue. Such coloring often alludes to a syrupy consistency or an overt sweetness, with the latter coming from an infusion of fruits or rhubarb. These “flavored” attributes, however, are antithetical to those of Riviera Gin, an herbaceous pale pink dry gin from the team behind Maison Mirabeau, one of the …

The Pink Experience from Provence’s Château Gassier

A picturesque celebration of rosé at the acclaimed winery

Radiating from the base of France‘s Mount Sainte-Victoire, the estate vineyards and winery for Château Gassier produces some of the most exemplary rosé wines in the Provence region—from fresh and fun to round and complementary. In fact, their unique microclimate and position within the Arc Valley affords all of these wines the specific designation as a Côtes de Provence Sainte-Victoire—a sub-appellation recognized since ’05. And here, Château …

Villa la Coste, Provence

A contemporary art haven set in a new boutique hotel among the region's rolling hills

Set on a hilltop above the Chateau la Coste winery, Villa la Coste boasts views of gorgeous stone farm buildings, endless rows of neatly planted vines, and bushy olive groves—all perpetually bathed in warm orange sunlight. The views alone would be enough to recommend it but as it also boasts restaurants from Michelin-starred chefs and enough world-famous artists to fill a gallery, it’s no wonder …