While not a big fan of wine ‘seasons,’ I have to admit that as we glide towards the warm and wonderful months of summer, it’s easy to get excited about wines that practically scream summer—rosés!
Now that more wine drinkers have been discovering the joys of dry rosé, these cool wines have never been hotter. We have scoured the globe to find fun, interesting and ultimately delicious rosés that we invite you to discover this summer!
Rodney Strong Pinot Noir Rosé
Pinot Noir grapes grown in Sonoma County’s famous Russian River Valley make up this profound and super-tasty treat that practically screams ‘hello sunshine!’ Pair with grilled chicken or salmon for a spectacular light dinner. $19.99
Whispering Angel Rosé
The beautiful coastal region of France’s Cotes de Provence is the epicenter of the rosé universe and this mouthwatering complex gem never disappoints! A cool summer salad on a hot summer day will transport your palate to the Mediterranean! $22.99
Justin “JNSQ” Rosé
As delicious as it is beautiful, the luxury perfume-shaped bottle contains a Grenache-forward California nectar that shows ripe bing cherry and red raspberry notes. This is a rosé that makes an incredible statement at a summer dinner party. $28.99
Viallet Savoie Rosé
This Gamay-based beauty from way up in Northern France, near the Alps, tastes like summer in a glass! With ripe melon and strawberry flavors and bracing acidity, this is most certainly the ultimate picnic wine! $12.99
Megalomaniac Homegrown Rosé
We discovered this ripe and tasty wine on a recent trip to the nearby Niagara Peninsula in Canada, and can’t wait to share it with our rosé fans! It’s ‘big’ as rosés go, and that intensity makes this one a perfect choice for spicy food creations. $14.99
Confidencial Reserva Rosé
This incredible value from Portugal is made from an array of native Portuguese grapes that deliver a wine that has bright fruit flavors and a slightly peppery edge. The rules are simple here–chill, swill, enjoy! $9.99
Bacio Della Luna Rosé
We can’t forget to include a sparkler in our recommendations, and this yummy selection from Italy is a stunner. Made from a blend of Pinot Noir and Pinot Blanc, this fun and fizzy wine has fresh berry flavors and a pleasingly dry finish that will be a delightful choice to serve at a summer brunch! $15.99
Looking for more seasonal wine recommendations? Here’s your guide to five must-have sparkling wines for summer celebrations.