Perfect for get-togethers, special occasions, or just an after-work or weekend treat, these superb spring wines caught the attention of the wine experts at Publix. These wines are light and bright and pair well with lighter spring dishes. Here's what to stock your wine shelves with this season:
1. Charles & Charles Rosé
Fresh berry and herb flavors combine in this pink-hued Washington wine to create what the winemakers call "the most awesomely complex and complete rosé we've made." Serve with grilled seafood and poultry. Try with Aprons Grilled Fish with Gremolata.
2. Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc
New Zealand sends over a mouth-watering blend of fruit, herbs, and lemongrass in this full-flavored white wine. It's ideal for summer salads, shellfish, and poultry. Try with Aprons Spring Salad with Parmesan.
3. Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling
This off-dry riesling tastes wonderful with grilled meats, shrimp, and tropical fruit salads, as well as a traditional country ham. Try with Aprons Fruit and Avocado Salad.
4. Noble Vines 667 Pinot Noir
Savor the ripe, dark red fruit flavors, including black cherries and a hint of cocoa powder. Accompany this soulful red wine from California with straightforward classics such as roast beef and lamb, or a meaty fish like salmon. Try with Aprons Beef Roast with Mushroom-Onion Sauce and Dijon Herb Potatoes.
5. LaMarca Prosecco
The aroma of this Italian sparkling wine is a delicate mix of citrus, honey, and white flowers; the flavor is crisp with notes of lemon, green apple, and grapefruit. Pair with appetizers, lighter pastas, and cheese dishes. Try with Publix Deli Parmesan, Publix Deli Danish Blue Cheese, or your favorite Publix Deli Specialty Cheese.