by Fred McMillin
for May 8, 1997
A Pretty Pink for Mother's Day
My late mother had only a casual interest in wine. But she would enjoy a glass on special occasions, such as her birthday or Mother's Day. It should be a pretty pink, not too tart, with raspberry-strawberry type flavors. If you know a mother with similar tastes, here's her wine.
1996 Zinfandel Rose (roh-zay), Sonoma County
Category: Recommended for all pink wine fans
Postscript: There are over 21 million acres of vineyards on our planet. Taking their produce are thousands and thousands of wineries. of all of those, which winery has made a pink Zinfandel the longest? Answer: the world record is nearly 40 years, held by none other than the Pedroncelli family.
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