Bubbly makes everything better, especially if it's the Lucien Albrecht Crémant d'Alsace Brut Rosé. 100% Pinot Noir Rosé from Alsace, France. This sparkling wine is made in the methode traditionnelle (the same as Champagne) where the wine undergoes a secondary fermentation … [Read more...]
The Best Rosé Wines
Rosé is one of the hottest categories in wine although it hasn't always been that way. When we started this site in 2011 getting people to drink the delightful dry examples was a bit like pulling teeth. Conditioned by the gallon jugs of pink syrupy slop on grocery store shelves most people thought rosé only existed in the impossibly sweet form. Thanks to the newfound availability of dry wines from places like Provence and beyond however that perception has changed.
Of course the flip side of this surge in popularity is that everyone wants to jump on the bandwagon which means that many of the new options just aren't that good. We help you separate the wheat from the chaff in our giant list of The Best Rosé Wines Under $20!
Before we get to the picks; however, let's take a quick look at how rosé is made. The color in red wine comes from dark grape skins being left in contact with the juice during fermentation. If you remove the skin or juice part way through fermentation, you end up with a light red, or pink, wine. (The skin is also what imparts much of the tannins to the wine.)
One other note about this style that many people do not recognize -- they are some of the most food flexible types of wine out there. From salads to barbecue to all your Thanksgiving favorites rosé is one of the best options to pair with your meals.
Read on for our list of The Best Rosé Wines Under $20!
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THIS DEAL IS NOW EXPIRED! Sign up below to make sure you get the next one. Learn more about our winery direct INSIDER DEALS here. Instantly refreshing and infinitely food friendly German rosé from Ernst Loosen for less than $12 a bottle, the Villa Wolf Pinot Noir Rosé is … [Read more...]
Bon Jovi plus Gerard Bertrand equals a delicious dry rosé? We review the Hampton Water Rosé, available widely including at many Costco locations. A rosé blend of 60% Grenache, 15% Cinsault, 15% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah from Languedoc, France. A portion of the wine is aged … [Read more...]
THIS LIMITED TIME OFFER IS NOW EXPIRED! Sign up below to make sure you get the next one. Learn more about our winery direct INSIDER DEALS here. 90 points and a Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Best Buy for just $12 a bottle, the Ryder Estate Pinot Noir Rosé is back with a new … [Read more...]
A tasty blend of organically grown Grenache and Syrah from France, we review the Art of Earth Rosé. A dry rosé blend of 70% Grenache and 30% Syrah, organically grown, from France. The wine is fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks and has 3.9 g/L of residual sugar. … [Read more...]
Highly refreshing for just $4.99 from Trader Joe's, the Emma Reichart Pinot Noir Rosé. A Pinot Noir rosé wine from Germany. … [Read more...]
THIS LIMITED TIME OFFER IS NOW EXPIRED! Sign up below to make sure you get the next one. Learn more about our winery direct INSIDER DEALS here. Browne Family Vineyards returns with a 41% discount on a perfectly refreshing Bulk Buy rated, estate Grenache rosé from the Columbia … [Read more...]
THIS LIMITED TIME OFFER IS NOW EXPIRED! Sign up below to make sure you get the next one. Learn more about our winery direct INSIDER DEALS here. This is about as "can't miss" as our deals get, Pedroncelli Winery returns with a delightfully delicious Dry Creek Valley Rosé. … [Read more...]
A delightful Trader Joe's Bulk Buy that is perfect for summer, we review that latest vintage of the Ile de Conas Le Rosé. A blend of 25% Grenache Gris, 25% Grenache Noir, 20% Caladoc, 15% Pinot Gris and 15% Cinsault from the south of France. Each varietal was vinified … [Read more...]
But does it live up to the exquisite name? The Exquisite Collection Cotes de Provence Rosé from Aldi. A dry rosé blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah from Cotes de Provence in the South of France. … [Read more...]
THIS LIMITED TIME OFFER IS NOW EXPIRED! Sign up below to make sure you get the next one. Learn more about our winery direct INSIDER DEALS here. A highly recommended wine that uses the Gamay grape in the most delicious way, save 43% on the Bellenos Rosé of Gamay for the next … [Read more...]
THIS LIMITED TIME OFFER IS NOW EXPIRED! Sign up below to make sure you get the next one. Learn more about our winery direct INSIDER DEALS here. Save 43% on a Bulk Buy rated rosé from a reader favorite winery, the Meeker Vineyard Pink Elephant Rosé. Regardless of what … [Read more...]
We check out a popular rosé wine from Aldi, the $6.99 Trestoria Rosé. A California rosé wine made from undisclosed grape varieties. … [Read more...]
The crisp and refreshing Villa Wolf Sparkling Pinot Noir Rosé from Germany. Pinot Noir Sparkling Rosé from Pfalz, Germany. The wine is fermented in stainless steel and uses the Charmat method with the secondary fermentation that creates the bubbles happening in large … [Read more...]
An impressive $4.99 find from Trader Joe's, the Loma Negra Rosé from Chile. 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot from Central Valley, Chile. … [Read more...]
Thanks to it's $4.99 price tag, the Trader Joe's Espiral Vinho Verde Rosé just squeaks by with a Recommended Buy rating. Rosé from Vinho Verde, Portugal. … [Read more...]
Checking out the new Kirkland Signature Prosecco Rosé DOC bottling from Costco and whether it lives up to the high standard of the Asolo Prosecco. Extra Dry Prosecco rosé sparkling wine made with the Glera grape and 10-15% Pinot Noir from Veneto, Italy. … [Read more...]
Much more than your typical sub-$10, lazy day, easy-drinking rosé, we check out the latest vintage of the Reserve des Chastelles Tavel Rosé from Vignobles & Compagnie. A rosé blend of primarily Grenache Noir plus Cinsault, Grenache Blanc, Syrah and Carignan from Tavel, … [Read more...]
Highly touted rosé at a great Costco price, the Whispering Angel Cotes de Provence Rosé from Caves d'Esclans. A rosé blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Vermentino from Cotes de Provence in the South of France. The wine is made in stainless steel. … [Read more...]
This one never lasts long at Costco so stock up now! The highly refreshing and delicious Kirkland Signature Cotes de Provence Rosé. A blend of 35% Grenache, 28% Cinsault, 11% Carignan, 9% Syrah, 7% Tibouren, 4% Ugni Blanc, 4% Vermentino and 2% Mourvedre rosé wine from … [Read more...]
$10 well spent, the Les Vignes de Bila Haut Pays d'Oc Rosé from Michel Chapoutier. 60% Grenache and 40% Cinsault rosé from Languedoc, France. The wine is aged in stainless steel. … [Read more...]
A solid sparkler made from organically grown grapes, the non-vintage Domaine Bousquet Sparkling Rosé. 75% Pinot Noir and 25% Chardonnay (both organically grown) Sparkling Rosé from high elevation estate vineyards in Alto Gualtallary, Tupungato, Uco Valley, Mendoza, … [Read more...]
Revisiting an old favorite, the Bonny Doon Vin Gris de Cigare Rosé. 71% Grenache, 11% Cinsaut, 5% Clairette Blanche, 5% Grenache Blanc, 4% Vermentino and 4% Mourvedre from the Central Coast of California: 52% Monterey, 19% Paso Robles, 19% Arroyo Seco, 5% Santa Ynez Valley … [Read more...]
$10 Single vineyard rosé from a big name winemaker (Charles Smith), we check out the new Kirkland Signature K Vine Rosé from Costco. Syrah rosé from the Buckshot Vineyard in Columbia Valley, Washington State. … [Read more...]