On Wednesdays we wear pink and during the summer we sip Rosé. Yes, it’s that time of year again, where the rose colored wine takes center stage as the star of your backyard barbecues, cool down pool days and even Sunday Fun-days. Rose’ wine packed with fruitiness is typically best served chill during the peak of summer, but any true wine connoisseur knows it can be enjoyed year round.
Fermented for only a few short hours, unlike red wines, the skins of red grapes provide a natural pale pink hue to most bottles. Over the years, its popularity has transcended Rose' past its counterparts, thanks to millennial wine enthusiasts. We’ve compiled our top four picks of Rose’ wines to treat your palate this season.
Finally, the Texas winemaker is producing enough Rosé to go 'round. This semi-sweet wine pairs perfectly with spicy foods and BBQ. Everything in Texas is bigger and better and this wine is no exception. The varietal can be purchased locally at select HEB and Whole Food stores, Houston Wine Merchant and Central Market. $22
For centuries France has set the standard for winemakers. This blushing Rosé is aesthetically pleasing and boasts vibrant notes of fresh fruits and spring flowers which are produced from four different varietals. The wine co-owned by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie can be found at Total Wine & More, Whole Foods, HEB and many more local retailers. $19.99
This "pretty in pink" wine is the brainchild of sommelier and winemaker Rae Wilson. The Austinite released her latest Rosé vintage bearing notes of sweet raspberries with just a hint of acidity. You’ll have to wait the average shipping time to get your hands on this bottle, as it can only be purchased and shipped from Dandy Rose and its partners. Visit
This delicate California grown wine is fresh and crisp, with aromatic notes of watermelon and red berries that pair beautifully with practically any cuisine. The medium-bodied wine offers the perfect balance between acidity and dry making it a quintessential choice for your summer soirees. Ava Grace has even rolled out a new portable can Rosé that makes the perfect pool accessory. The 750ml bottle is under $10 and can be found at select Kroger, Specs and HEB. $9