Grapefruit Infused Wines
Grapefruit Wine Is France’s Latest Obsession! In fact, mixing dry wine with fresh fruit juice or syrup is an old French tradition. . Wine cocktails have long been mixed at home in the South of France. Why? It is lighter in alcohol than wine or a traditional mixed drink, and can be enjoyed all summer long in the Southern heat.
You may have heard of kalimotxo, a mix of red wine and Coca-Cola consumed by the Basques, and the popular sangria enjoyed by the Catalan. Meanwhile, those on the French Côte d’Azur have opted for rosé pamplemousse (grapefruit in French), and it was this pink, slightly tart drink that took off through the rest of the hexagon, in
The ready-to-drink wine/juice mix is only recently available on the market. This citrussy beverage is the star of the new market in France for flavored wine-based beverages. The phenomenon started in 2012 with a few bottles sold and now represents more than 40 million bottles sold yearly in France !