Value Summer Wine
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.
Wine-Chilling Cheat Sheet
The fastest way to chill wine is in a bucket with ice and water. Here, some guidelines, starting at room temperature.
Tips for Finding Light Wine
Here are 3 ways to track down delicious wines that are refreshingly moderate in alcohol.
Secret White-Wine Superstars
The white-wine universe is full of surprises —great bottles from regions known for reds, complex Pinot Noirs without a trace of color and more. F&W's Ray Isle tells all.
Best Wine Pairings for Burgers
The type of meat determines the best wine match (unless the burger is smothered in strong-flavored condiments). Here, 9 suggestions.
Best Portable Wines
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.
Light Wines for Hot Days
The best bottles for summer are light, refreshing and noticeably low in alcohol. F&W wine editor Ray Isle names his favorites, from Riesling to rosé.
Summery Sauvignon Blancs
Refreshing Sauvignon Blanc is the perfect summer wine. Do a little continent-hopping with these southern-hemisphere bottlings.
Summer's Best Wines
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.