Hot Summer Days Call for Cold Rosé

OutdoorsTours & Tastings

Hot Summer Days Call for Cold Rosé

  • Jul 28, 2022
  • By The Vineyard Vixen

On the patio, by a pool, on a boat, or anywhere you choose, a perfectly chilled rosé pairs well with summer days.

It's H-O-T! I mean really, really hot. The rising mercury has us plotting our next beach day (sooner the better) and along with sunscreen we'll be packing plenty of rose nestled in a cooler full of ice. This easy breezy wine pairs with all the summertime foods: pasta salad, cheese & charcuterie, fruit, chips, fried chicken, seafood and more making it a fantastic staple to keep in your cellar this season. It's gets even better, this delightful sip can be just as easily enjoyed on its own with plenty of friends and laughter.

I've never met a rose that didn't disappear quickly. In fact in a recent scientific study (wink, wink), rose wine was consumed at least 50% faster than any other wine in the cooler, so be sure to pack extra bottles.

Not sure which rose to select? We've got you! Scroll down to check out a few of our favorite tasting rooms who have chilled rose ready and waiting for you.

 

Vixen's Coming Up Roses Picnic Menu

Impress your friends or special someone with these crazy simple recipes that dazzle the senses and pair perfectly with a bottle of chilled rose.  Don't forget to pack a colorful blanket and a small jar filled with flowers to extra WOW power! You'll be the talk of the town when you unpack this elegant picnic spread.

Prosciutto & Brie on fresh baked baguette

Pasta Salad Capri

Tyler Florence's Parmesan Herb Kettle Chips

Minty Red Berries

 

 

Show Me The Way to Rosé 

Sizzling Summer Events

Tame the Vines, Drink the Wines

Golden Leaves Vineyard & Winery

Tame the Vines, Drink the Wines

Somerset, CA

Saturday, July 23, 2022, 8:00 AM

Lobster Feed

Rodney Strong Vineyards

Lobster Feed

Healdsburg, CA

Saturday, August 6, 2022, 5:30 PM

Lobster Feed

Vista Collina at The Meritage

Lobster Feed

Napa, CA

Saturday, August 6, 2022, 6:00 PM

2022 Vintners' Festival

Wines of the Santa Cruz Mountains

2022 Vintners' Festival

Aptos, CA

Saturday, August 13, 2022, 11:00 AM

VEZERSTOCK Wine & Live Music Series - Uncle Buck's 80s Band

Vezer Family Vineyard

VEZERSTOCK Wine & Live Music Series - Uncle Buck's 80s Band

Fairfield, CA

Saturday, August 13, 2022, 5:00 PM

Harvest Cellar Tour & Dinner

Messina Hof Estate Winery and Resort

Harvest Cellar Tour & Dinner

Bryan, TX

Saturday, August 13, 2022, 7:00 PM

7-Course Food & Wine Pairing Dinner

Wise Villa Winery

7-Course Food & Wine Pairing Dinner

Lincoln, CA

Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 6:00 PM

Helwig@Dusk presents The NoBS

Helwig Winery

Helwig@Dusk presents The NoBS

Plymouth, CA

Friday, August 19, 2022, 5:00 PM

6th Annual CrabFest

Slater Run Vineyards

6th Annual CrabFest

Upperville, VA

Friday, August 19, 2022, 6:00 PM

Annual Summer Lobster Boil

Soléna Estate

Annual Summer Lobster Boil

Yamhill, OR

Saturday, August 20, 2022, 5:30 PM

Saracina Sunflower Festival

Saracina Vineyards

Saracina Sunflower Festival

Hopland, CA

Saturday, August 20, 2022, 1:00 PM

Tags: FoodReservationsSummerWine CountryWinetasting

Related Articles

View other articles