ABC's The Bachelorette is back next week, so uncork that huge bottle of wine and get ready to enjoy another season of group dates, dubious statements about "the journey of love," and hot tubs miraculously appearing in the middle of the desert. For the next few months, this season's bachelorette, JoJo Fletcher, will go about the process of selecting a potential future lifemate from a roster of 23 eligible men—among whom include a commercial banker, a firefighter, a singer-song writer (named James Taylor, if you can believe it), a war veteran, and the brother of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. And what better beverage option for viewing a television show that centers around something called a "rose ceremony" than... rosé? The category, however, encompasses wines as diverse as the men in this group—so we've narrowed down a few options for watching this great television spectacle.
Here, 5 bottles worthy of a hometown date (and perfect for enjoying during the show):
NV Berlucchi ‘Cuvée ’61’ Franciacorta Brut Rosé $20
An Italian sparkler produced in the classic Champagne method from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, this tastes of wild berries, fresh citrus, and brioche. At a fraction of the price of Champagne, can you go wrong?