France | Southern Rhône | Vin de Pays de Vaucluse The blend is equal parts Roussanne, Grenache Blanc, and Clairette. Together, they create a wine that has a complex mouth-feel that finishes with a nice refreshing acidity.
Selected by Kermit Lynch
France | Southern Rhône Hailing from a parcel of co-planted vines adjacent to the family home, these varieties were planted together with the express purpose of making the house rouge, the everyday vibrant and juicy drink you’d bring to the table in a jug and drink out of a cup.
Domaine Les Pallières
France | Southern Rhône | Vin de France This Gigondas rosé is a real pleasure to be around. It’s seasonally versatile and could quite possibly be the most food friendly rosé we carry!
Italy | Puglia | Valle d’Itria IGP Verdeca, a specialty around the town of Locorotondo, stars in this bottling that drinks like a southern Prosecco: light, crisp, and citrusy, with a playful bead.
Italy | Puglia | Valle d’Itria IGP Minutolo preserves lip-smacking acidity and low alcohol despite the baking-hot Puglian summers, flaunting a gorgeous perfume of blossoming flowers, lemon verbena, and wild sage.
Italy | Alto Adige | Alto Adige – Valle Isarco This Sylvaner, from high in the Dolomites, is a finely channeled mountain breeze, an exercise in textural delicacy that will leave your palate tingling with the sensation of crispy minerals.
Italy | Sicily | Sicilia Noto A unique interpretation of chalky soils, wild Mediterranean herbs, coastal sea breeze, and Sicilian sunshine. Delicate, stimulating, and completely dry—it’s a ravishing aperitivo, but works with anything from the ocean.
André & Michel Quenard
France | Savoie, Bugey, Hautes-Alpes | Savoie Chignin-Bergeron Looking for the opulence of a southern white wine? Travel no further than Chignin. This Roussanne will exceed your wildest expectations.
Jean-Paul et Charly Thévenet
France | Beaujolais | Régnié The high-toned nose suggests an absolutely electric wine, full of delicate florals and tart berries, and the juice hits the palate like a dreamy cloud of Gamay.
France | Beaujolais | Régnié Savor it while you can, because your glass will be empty before you know it, leaving you only with the spicy, mineral-laden aftertaste of a bottle that went down way too easily.
Italy | Liguria | Riviera Ligure di Ponente All the care, attentiveness, and backbreaking labor required to farm this site result in one of the most joyful and lighthearted reds you will encounter.
France | Alsace | Alsace From the exceedingly fine and elegant nose to the creamy and lacy texture, the overall balance and touch, and its hint of salty freshness, this wine shows how understated, finessed, and downright glorious dry Pinot Gris can be in Alsace.
Italy | Emilia-Romagna | Pignoletto dell’Emilia It’s tart and juicy like a fresh mandarin, with invigorating acidity ideally suited to cut through the region’s signature Parmigiano-Reggiano and prosciutto di Parma.
Ermitage du Pic Saint Loup
France | Languedoc-Roussillon | Pic Saint Loup Its intense aromatics brazenly translate the Pic’s rugged nature, and an almost chewable minerality brings to mind slabs of shattered limestone incarnated as energy, drive, and uncommon length on the palate.
Italy | Sicily This delicious, handy dandy olive oil is the ultimate stocking stuffer for the adventurers on your list. The slim metal bottle makes it ideal for on-the-go EVOO indulgence, from campfire cooking to beach picnics.
Jean-Paul et Charly Thévenet
France | Beaujolais | Morgon If Beaujolais were Burgundy, we might consider Morgon to be Vosne-Romanée, with its haunting perfume and silky texture, the proverbial iron fist in a velvet glove.
France | Beaujolais | Morgon This Morgon comes largely from a parcel of 80-year-old vines lies in the lieu-dit Charmes, a higher-altitude site prone to giving lively, elegant, and mineral reds.
France | Languedoc-Roussillon | Languedoc A blend of Grenache Blanc, Ugni Blanc, Clairette, and Vermentino planted in the lieu-dit of Aupilhac, the little corner of the Larzac behind Sylvain’s winery.
France | Loire | Coteaux du Loir This Chenin Blanc has a tart sweetness, or perhaps a sweet tartness—with neither overbearing—that epitomizes good balance and will have you greedily reaching for your glass.
France | Bordeaux | Graves Whatever snacks are on your table or picnic blanket, this blanc will fit the bill with its pretty notes of green apple, citrus, and subtle tropical fruits.
France | Alsace | Alsace This “noble blend” combines the region’s principal grape varieties in one lip-smacking, liter-sized bottle of fun, perfectly capturing the magic of Alsace at bargain cost.
France | Loire | Coteaux du Loir This red is 100% Pineau d’Aunis, an indigenous red grape we hold dear to our collective hearts because of its mystifying aromatics, low alcohol, and bright, juicy texture.
Domaine de Fontsainte
France | Languedoc-Roussillon | Corbières Its peachy-pink hue hints at what’s to come: orchard fruits and brambly wild berries, grapefruit and wet slate after a summer rain! A staple wine I can’t live without.
Italy | Veneto | Colli Trevigiani Verdiso The Gregolettos are all in on Verdiso’s potential, dedicating some of their prime hillside land to this underrated grape. Exquisite at apéro hour, alongside oysters, or with a light first course of fish or risotto.
France | Loire | Chinon Put a slight chill on it, pop the cork, and inhale its lively perfume: the floral fragrance and bright, juicy fruit—picture fresh-squeezed berries—are simply irresistible.
France | Loire | Chinon A rare Chenin Blanc from the land of Cabernet Franc. Ultra fresh and brimming with citrus blossom and orchard fruit notes, it has a saline, mineral finish that leaves my palate simultaneously satisfied and begging for more. Try it with fresh trout, grilled whole topped with chimichurri or smoked and tossed into a Niçoise salad.
France | Burgundy | Chablis The ’21s are flush with all the qualities that made us fall in love with Chablis in the first place: crisp acidity, loads of stony minerality, and plenty of pleasure.
Clos Sainte Magdeleine
France | Provence | I.G.P. Bouches-du-Rhône The wine is vinified and aged in sandstone amphorae, providing a delicate harmony while conserving the wine’s expression of dry, stony terroir.
Domaine de Durban
France | Southern Rhône | Beaumes-de-Venise Grenache is joined by Syrah and a drop of Mourvèdre to create this delightful everyday red scented with herbes de Provence and ripe black cherry.
France | Beaujolais | Beaujolais-Villages French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan says nostalgia is the longing for a past that never was. But, hand to god, this year's Cuvee Marylou tastes just like the raspberry thumbprint cookies my mother used to make for Christmas.
France | Beaujolais | Côte de Brouilly A wine with an unexpectedly aromatic bouquet and bright, zippy palate—a testament to the natural elegance that embodies all of Château Thivin’s wines.
Italy | Veneto | Bardolino Chiaretto On Lake Garda, Chiaretto is considered a macho beverage with aphrodisiacal properties. It is in fact one of the world’s only truly satisfactory roses.
Domaine de Terrebrune
France | Provence | Bandol While a cool glass of Terrebrune’s peach-scented Bandol rosé is the bee’s knees on a summer afternoon, it’s also the perfect complement to your Thanksgiving feast.
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