Rustico Rocks Rosé in photos

The region’s top pink drops were toasted at Rustico at Hay Shed Hill ‘s exclusive event on February 24.

Brazilian party band, Sambalicious, entertained guests, who enjoyed Spanish-inspired tapas, Froscato cocktails and sangria.

Rosé from Hay Shed Hill, Pitchfork, Cherubino Wines, Juniper Estate, Marq Wines and Preveli Wines was on offer for guests.

Rustico owner and event director Vanessa Phillipson said rosé had exploded in popularity over the last 12 months.

“Portugal, Spain, Italy, the entire Mediterranean have been the biggest producers and drinkers of rosé wine for many years,” she said

“Australia has a new love affair rosé, last year it was cider, this summer we have caught up with what’s popular overseas, there is increased consumption and production with stunning rosés coming out of the Margaret River wine region.

“Rosé pairs really well with food with in summer time – it is fruity, juicy with a dry finish, the perfect day time summer drink.”

Photos by Sophie Elliott and megscerricreative.