Springtime Rosé

On the hunt for a great springtime wine? Look no further than our Wine Club Selection Rosé of Pinot Gris!

This limited-production rosé is made from Pinot Gris grapes that were harvested late in the 2017 season. The wine has nuances of candied strawberries, pomegranate, and watermelon. Crafted with the casual wine consumer in mind, it offers versatile semi-sweet flavors that even non-wine drinkers will enjoy.

Bottle and glass of our Wine Club Selection Rose of Pinto Gris.


  • 100% Pinot Gris
  • 100% locally-grown grapes from Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsulas.
  • 12% ABV (alcohol by volume)
  • 3% RS (residual sugar) This is the sugar that remains in the wine after the fermentation process.
  • Fermented and aged in stainless steel for a crisp, vibrant taste.
  • Pinot Gris is almost always produced as a white wine, but in exceptional years it can be made as a rosé as well. In order to acheive this, the grapes must be of high quality and the wine must stay in contact with the skins for at least 8 weeks.

Example of Pinot Gris grapes on the vine.

Food Pairing

  • Cheese and Charcuterie
  • Blue Cheese Dip with Crudité
  • Green Salads with Poppy Seed Dressing
  • Roasted Chicken with Italian Seasoning
  • Grilled Salmon with Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
  • Fresh Fruit Tarts
Example of salmon with Jamaican jerk seasoning over spinach with roasted potato wedges.

Frosé Fruit Slushies

For a refreshing treat, combine a bottle of the Rosé of Pinot Gris with frozen fruit and ice in a blender.  To bring out the flavors of the wine, we recommend frozen watermelon and strawberries.

Example of Frose Fruit Slushies with strawberry and watermelon garnish.

Taste the flavors of our region in this light-bodied, multi-layered rosé wine. Flavors of sweet strawberry will mingle on your palate, leaving you craving another sip.

This limited-production wine is available at our two Traverse City area tasting rooms and online only.  Mention this blog and receive 10% off this unique wine the next time you visit.  Please note supplies are limited, so stop in and see us soon! 

About the Writer, Olivia Kiel

As a Manager at the Old Mission Peninsula Tasting Room and blogger for Black Star Farms, I get the opportunity to write and learn about wine (two of my favorite things) every day. Over the years I’ve developed a passion for everything Black Star Farms by working alongside the company’s best and pouring its finest wines for guests from all over the world. I have a Bachelor of Science degree from Ferris State University where I studied Writing and Business and have been a Northern Michigan resident for about three years. When I’m not pouring wine, you’ll likely find me with a good book, enjoying the outdoors, or tasting something new and exciting at a local winery. Thank you for reading my posts, and don’t hesitate to say hello next time you visit Black Star Farms Old Mission. Cheers!

Photo of Olivia Kiel Black Star Farms Blog writer and Old Mission tasting room manager.

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