Rose Bay becomes Rosé Bay this Saturday

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This Saturday 22 December, Rose Bay will be transformed into a little piece of France thanks to an all new Rosé wine festival aptly named – Rosé Bay. A perfect way to catch up with friends before Christmas next week.

What you can expect at Rosé Bay:

  • over 30 rosé wines on offer for tasting from France and Australia;
  • the opportunity to meet and speak with the passionate wine growers and importers behind the labels
  • Laurent Perrier named Champagne Bar Provider showcasing its unique Cuvée Rosé;
  • French wines for tasting include:
    • Mirabeau,
    • AIX Rosé, and
    • Chateau Les Mesclances;
  • Australian offering includes:
    • Hunter Valley based Vinden Estate (5 stars James Halliday, 2018),
    • Pierre D’Amour Rosé from Calabria Family Wines (an award-winning rosé styled with a healing Rose Quartz Crystal);
    • Rozina Rosé from Mad Hatters Winery; and
    • Vinden Estate’s unique sparkle with a rarely grown varietal – Alicante Bouchet Sparkling.
Credit: Brooke Styles
  • Fizz Fella’s Prosecco vans serving their signature Sparking Rosé;
  • Specialist food providers, including:
    • Australia’s Oyster Coast Appellation Oysters complete with tasting notes from Rose Bay’s Sydney Seaplanes & Empire Lounge – flown in especially for the occasion;
    • Paris-grade Baguettes from French favourite Surry Hills based Lavie & Belle Bakery;
    • Saucisson from La Bastide’s which has been named “the most authentic saucisson in the country”;
    • select French cheeses from Penny’s Cheese shop; and
    • quiche from Delice de Paris.
  • Men’s summer fashion with menswear label MJ Bale supporting its Brosé fans with an exceptional collection of Rosé coloured jackets;
  • Pop up market stalls, boutique enclosure and live music complete harbour side vibe; and
  • A harbour side location of Woollahra Sailing Club – specifically chosen to evoke the feeling of France’s Côte D’Azur which is synonymous with rosé – considered to be the oldest form of wine known to man


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When: Saturday, December 22

Time: 1-9PM

Where: Woollahra Sailing Club, Rose Bay

Tickets: $40 for tasting glass, 5 x tastings and access to the harbourside enclosure with live music.

Discount: The kind people at Rosé Bay have given Matilda Marseillaise readers a discount code. Use the code “Rose20” to get 20% off your ticket!

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