The ultimate guide to summer wines, from which wines go best with burgers to a wine-chilling cheat sheet.
Food & Wine
March 05, 2015
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F&W's Ray Isle names summer's most chillable reds, whites and rosés, all with bright acidity and not a lot of alcohol (under 12.5 percent). Plus, his favorite wine cocktails to make in a pitcher and a no-holds-barred light-beer smack down.
More and more winemakers today are putting high-quality reds and whites in offbeat containers. That's good news for people who want to bring wine to the beach, since bare feet and glass bottles (which sometimes break when rattling around in picnic baskets) aren't an ideal match. Here are some new options.
As tastes shift toward lighter, less alcoholic whites, especially for summertime, refreshing wines from places like Spain's Basque country and Australia's Eden Valley are turning up on more store shelves. Here, 10 of the best.