Welcome the warm weather with a crisp glass of summer's most popular wine.

By Betty Gold
May 03, 2019
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This bottle celebrates the unique, lively spirit of organic wine-growing. The strawberry, key lime, and pineapple aromas perfectly play to the in-season flavors of summer, too. Pair it with pasta, seafood, or fresh goat cheese. 

To buy: $16, bonterra.com 

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Easy on the pocket and the palate, the Pinot Project Rosé is fruit-forward bottle made from Pinot Gris grapes is unoaked to enhance its pleasant cherry- and rose-scented (yes—like the flower) aroma.

To buy: $12, drizly.com

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Austria is a lesser-known producer of deliciously dry, smooth rosés. This one's made from Zweigelt and St. Laurent grape varieties—when grown in the cool climate of Gobelsburg, they make wine with a highly acidic, perfectly crisp flavor bursting with notes of wild cherry. Bring this bottle to your next barbecue if you really want to wow your friends. 

To buy: $19, wine.com

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This elegant, dry rosé goes with all your Spring celebrations, Memorial Day gatherings, or peak-summer parties. It comes from the Columbia Valley of Washington, where warm fall days give the wine its full ripeness and pale pink color; the cooler nights help maintain its crisp acidity. It's bursting with fresh raspberry flavor with hints of watermelon and citrus zest.

To buy: $15, ste-michelle.com

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Campo Viejo's sparkling Spanish Cava comes from the Rioja region, where warm weather gives the wine a bright, ripe berry flavor and vibrant red color. Pair it with tapas, like olives and cheeses with honey, or sip as-is.

To buy: $13, wine.com

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With vibrant notes of raspberry and strawberry and a bright, acidic finish, Sunseeker's light pink rosé packs a pucker-worthy punch and has the style to match (that fun ombré bottle though)! 

To buy: $16, drizly.com 

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La Crema Rosé comes from Monterey, where exquisite sunshine and breezy climate give this wine a ripe strawberry, fresh cantaloupe and citrus-scented flavor. It's the perfect picnic wine. 

To buy: $16, garyswine.com 

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An authentic Provencal Rosé, Fleur de Mer translates to “flower of the sea,” which is exactly what you get with this wine – the best of the lavender fields that sprawl across the Southern French coast and a refreshingly crisp taste best enjoyed by the sea. It's medium-bodied, fresh and elegant with hints of cherry, watermelon, and herbs and has a mineral finish.

To buy: $17, drizly.com 

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This one's a classic Provençal-style rosé with a cheeky name and lots of strawberry, citrus, and stone fruit flavor. Better yet, it pairs perfectly with pizza. What more could you ask for?

To buy: $13, target.com