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French vintners left pink-faced over fake Rosé wine
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Some people may wrongly believe that Rosé wine is made by mixing red and white wine but vintners should know better -- as one French winemaking group learned when they were hit with a fine for doing just that. The Vinovalie wine-growing association, based in the southwestern Tarn region, was fined more than 10,000 euros (11,000) for turning to the simple art of colour mixing to obtain the pink-hued drink, a legal source said Friday.