Philadelphia, PA - National Rosé Day is this Saturday, June 8 and Rosés continue to rise in popularity. According to a recent story in the Wall Street Journal: The latest Nielsen figures show retail dollar sales of non-sparkling rosés have increased by an eye-popping 65% this year over last while sparkling rosé sales rose by nearly 16%.
Nielsen researchers also found that discussions of rosé occupied social discourse “more than any other popular drink.” According to Danny Brager, Nielsen’s senior vice president for beverage and alcohol, “Every single [rosé] price segment is growing at double digits.” He believes rosé growth will continue for at least several more years.
Philly Restaurants and Bars for National Rosé Day
Assembly Rooftop Lounge, one of Philadelphia’s most talked about rooftop drinking and dining destinations, is offering a frozen treat for Rosé Day with a Frosé ($14). Made with rosé, Cocchi Rosa, dry vermouth, strawberry, lemon, and topped with fresh blueberries, this refreshing treat is sure to satisfy any oenophile while they enjoy sweeping views of Logan Square and beyond. 1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215-963-2723 | https://assemblyrooftop.com
The Bourse, Old City’s historic food hall located across from Independence Mall, invites tourists and locals alike to stop in for a glass of rosé all day and pair it with a sweet treat.
- ·Chocodiem – Guests can stop by the bar at Chocodiem and enjoy a glass of draft Rosépaired with a Rose Lychee French macaron for $10.
- ·TAPS Fill Station and Scoop DeVille - Rosé Sorbet All Day featuring Scoop DeVille’s gluten-free and dairy free Raspberry Sorbet with a pour-over of Pinnacle Ridge rosé for $11. Guests can order the sorbet float at TAPS Fill Station.
111 S Independence Mall E | www.theboursephilly.com
Jet Wine Bar, one of Philadelphia’s top wine destinations and it’s “global vineyard,” is offering a Rosé Aperol Punch – their take on an Aperol Spritz with a kick of Rosé to spice it up – for Rosé Day. Made with Aperol, passion fruit, lime juice, and rosé wine, this cocktail creation is available during happy hour from 5 to 7 pm for $7. Outside of happy hour, it is available for $9. Jet Wine Bar is also pouring rosé wine on tap from producer Cantine Povero out of Piedmont, Italy. This dry rosé offers flavors of strawberry, cherry, raspberry, and floral notes, and is available during happy hour every day of the week for $6 a glass. 1525 South St | 215-735-1116 | http://jetwinebar.com
CO-OP Restaurant and Lounge, the corner hot spot located in University City, is offering a duetofrosé for $6, which includes a 3 oz pour of Bila Haut and a 3 oz pour of Cote Mas Rosé. Oenophiles looking for a frozen treat can beat the heat with a Rosé Popsicle ($13) made with rosé, fresh blueberries, fresh strawberries, and syrup. 20 South 33rd Street | 215-398-1874 | https://www.coopphilly.com
Square 1682, located at the bustling corner of 17th and Sansom Sts, is serving Rosé Day imbibers an unusual pairing of a glass of rosé and a half-dozen oysters for $16. Guests are invited to enjoy their Rosé Day special at one of Square 1682’s many umbrellas’d outdoor tables flanking Sansom Street. 121 South 17th St | 215.563.5008 | www.square1682.com
Red Owl Tavern, the modern American restaurant located across from Independence Mall, is bringing on the rosé all day with a $5 Frozé Popsicle. Guests can cool off while enjoying this frozen treat on the newly revamped outdoor seating on 5th Street while taking in historical views of Independence Hall. 433 Chestnut St. | 215.923.2267 | www.redowltavern.com