Bustle Newsletter: June 1, 2022

On how to maximize your rosé experience, '80s trends that should come back, and more.

by Stephanie Talmadge
Rosé in a wine glass on the porch with a comfortable deck chair and blooming rose bushes in the back...

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: You’re at a party. There’s a bottle of pink wine in an ice bucket. You pour some into a plastic cup, get distracted by a plate of food, and promptly forget about your glass. When you come back to it, 15, 20, 35 minutes later, what you thought would be a bracing, bright splash of sunshine in your mouth has become … flat. Warm. As refreshing as a formerly cold towel that’s been unrolled, swabbed over someone else’s face, and thrown on the floor. To avoid this disappointment, we talked to industry experts about how best to enjoy pink wine (besides responsibly!) this summer. Read More

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