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3 California rosés to jumpstart the warm weather wine season
3 California rosés to jumpstart the warm weather wine season

Handed a glass of rosé on a warm afternoon, even diehard red wine fanciers are prone to succumb to the charms of a pink wine.  Rosé has traditionally been relegated to the summer months, but forget the rules. If any place on earth has the climate for year-round rosé drinking, that would be Southern California. Until recently, though, if you loved dry rosé, you pretty much had to stick with French and especially Provençal examples. Domaine Tempier’s Bandol rosé has been served at the Berkeley restaurant Chez Panisse from the beginning — it's Alice Waters’ favorite wine. Back then there was no contest: California...

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