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Why Rosé Is the Perfect Wine for Fall: 10 Bottles to Buy Right Now

Why Rosé Is the Perfect Wine for Fall: 10 Bottles to Buy Right Now

Rosé is French for pink, but that term reveals as much about the wine category as “white” does about white wine or “red” about red. Rosé wines vary in hue from the lightest blush through salmon orange all the way to watermelon red. They're made from all kinds of grapes, from the Rhône varietals of cinsault, grenache, mourvèdre, and syrah to merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, malbec, pinot noir, and even pinot grigio — a white grape with some pink pigment in its skins.

Why Rosé Is the Perfect Wine for Fall: 10 Bottles to Buy Right Now (Slideshow)

Geographically, rosé is made anywhere in the world that wine is made — northern France (Anjou, Chinon, Touraine, Sancerre, etc.), southern France (Provence, the Languedoc and Roussillon), almost every part of Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Northern and Central California, Washington State, Australia, South America, and more.

Rosé can be made in a number of ways, even the often joked about method of just mixing some red and white wine. Local regulations in Europe generally dictate the method of production precisely and insist on more sophisticated winemaking techniques.

A key thing about redness in wine is that virtually all of the 1000-plus grapes used in winemaking have white (clear) juice. The color comes from the skins. Therefore, with the unusual exception of the rosé or pinot grigio below, red (skinned) grapes must be used somewhere in the production process.

The color of rosé or red wine is from skin color leaching into the juice during the cold soak or maceration after the grapes are harvested and during fermentation. One way to make rosé is to remove the skins at the point at which the wine is left pink. A second method, common in France, is saignée. Here the juice is allowed to soak for some time with the skins to extract some color but then some of the liquid is bled off (saignée means "bleeding"), leaving the skins behind. The juice left behind becomes a darker red wine. The juice bled off becomes rosé.

Rosé is on a sales tear. In the U.S., sales are growing at over 10 percent a year. In France, rosé outsells white wine. Far from being the niche product popular with female wine drinkers, or a wine thought of as a minor offering suitable for summertime barbecues, that it used to be, rosé has gone mainstream.

Take a look at 10 rosés we suggest for the fall.


10 Best Boxed Wine Brands to Drink in 2021

The bag-in-a-box version isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment.

Boxed wine used to suffer from a bad rap, but today's versions offer a winning combination of great taste and value. They're a fantastic choice if you enjoy the health benefits of the odd glass of wine during the week. Thanks to the air-tight design, you can pour yourself a glass without worrying about the wine going off or losing its freshness. Once opened, boxed wine lasts anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. Affordable and less waste? Sign us up!

The bag-in-a-box format isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment. Producing and shipping glass wine bottles requires far more energy and resources than the humble bag-in-a-box combo. With social distancing measures still in place, it'll be a minute before we can go back to hosting large gatherings. But when it's time to throw your first post-pandemic BBQ or backyard bash, consider picking up some boxed wine. At 3L (about 4 bottles of wine), you can keep the wine flowing and your guests happy.

So whether you're looking to lower your carbon footprint, sip on delicious wine without blowing your budget, or treat yourself to a glass of wine minus the hassle of it spoiling within a few days, boxed wines are well-worth checking out. These are our top boxed wines to pick up year-round:

Delicious, organic boxed wine? You bet! Jenny & Francois Selections' organic natural boxed wine &ldquoFrom the Tank&rdquo comes in red, white, and rosé versions. With its berry-driven profile mixed with violets, fresh herbs, and a dash of black pepper, From the Tank: Red is a real standout.

A little bit tropical mixed with notes of peach, lemon, lime, and crisp apple, Bandit's Pinot Grigio is a must-try for white wine fans. The lightweight Tetra Pak containers come in 500ml and 1L versions, making Bandit Wines perfectly portable if you're camping, headed to the beach, or a picnic in the park. Heads up: There are 6 other wines in the Bandit lineup, and they're all worth trying.

Loads of rich berry and cherry aromas and flavors in this delightfully fruity Spanish Garnacha. A touch of pepper and licorice round out the palate. Thanks to its fresh profile, you could easily serve this slightly chilled on a hot day. All that gorgeous fruit means with wine would work equally well in a sangria.

Made from certified organic grapes, Natural Origins is one of the first organic boxed wines to emerge from South America. Decadent blackberry, cherry, cassis, and plum with generous dashes of black pepper. Plus, thanks to its thick skin, Malbec is loaded with resveratrol, which means it&rsquos one of the healthier red wine choices you can make.

Rosé lovers will adore the ripe strawberry, cherry, and pretty floral notes in this classic southern Rhone blend. Featuring a juicy blend of Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah, La Vieille Ferme Rosé is a brilliant choice for spring, summer&mdashwhenever the sun's shining.

This wonderfully crisp white wine is based on the French Picpoul grape. It's a marvelous summer sipper that's clean and bright with plenty of lemon, honeysuckle, and chalky minerality. A great aperitif wine that's ideal for any occasion that takes you outdoors.

Tuscan sunshine in a box. Sangiovese dominates this organic red, leading with notes of tart cherry, crushed rose petals, fresh herbs, and subtle spice. Perfect for pizza, pasta, or sausage dishes, or whenever you&rsquod consider opening up a Chianti.

A delicious Cabernet Franc-based rosé featuring ample watermelon, raspberry, cherry, and peach. Bridge Lane's super sippable dry rosé is crafted from a blend of sustainably-farmed grapes grown on the North Fork of Long Island. If lighter rosés are your thing, be sure to pick up a box. (PS: It also comes in cans.)

Merlot is packed with polyphenols, including the anti-inflammatory quercetin. This lush red opens up with tons of black cherry, plum, and blackberry layered over sweet baking spices. Smooth, and easy to drink is the epitome of a rich yet affordable California Merlot.

Another sustainable choice out of Italy, Cantine Povero's Dolcetto leans heavily into the dark fruit camp. Blackberry, plum, black cherry, but there are some lovely red berry flavors in there as well. A little tart, a little tannic, it hits all the right notes and is a safe pick for vegan wine drinkers.


10 Best Boxed Wine Brands to Drink in 2021

The bag-in-a-box version isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment.

Boxed wine used to suffer from a bad rap, but today's versions offer a winning combination of great taste and value. They're a fantastic choice if you enjoy the health benefits of the odd glass of wine during the week. Thanks to the air-tight design, you can pour yourself a glass without worrying about the wine going off or losing its freshness. Once opened, boxed wine lasts anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. Affordable and less waste? Sign us up!

The bag-in-a-box format isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment. Producing and shipping glass wine bottles requires far more energy and resources than the humble bag-in-a-box combo. With social distancing measures still in place, it'll be a minute before we can go back to hosting large gatherings. But when it's time to throw your first post-pandemic BBQ or backyard bash, consider picking up some boxed wine. At 3L (about 4 bottles of wine), you can keep the wine flowing and your guests happy.

So whether you're looking to lower your carbon footprint, sip on delicious wine without blowing your budget, or treat yourself to a glass of wine minus the hassle of it spoiling within a few days, boxed wines are well-worth checking out. These are our top boxed wines to pick up year-round:

Delicious, organic boxed wine? You bet! Jenny & Francois Selections' organic natural boxed wine &ldquoFrom the Tank&rdquo comes in red, white, and rosé versions. With its berry-driven profile mixed with violets, fresh herbs, and a dash of black pepper, From the Tank: Red is a real standout.

A little bit tropical mixed with notes of peach, lemon, lime, and crisp apple, Bandit's Pinot Grigio is a must-try for white wine fans. The lightweight Tetra Pak containers come in 500ml and 1L versions, making Bandit Wines perfectly portable if you're camping, headed to the beach, or a picnic in the park. Heads up: There are 6 other wines in the Bandit lineup, and they're all worth trying.

Loads of rich berry and cherry aromas and flavors in this delightfully fruity Spanish Garnacha. A touch of pepper and licorice round out the palate. Thanks to its fresh profile, you could easily serve this slightly chilled on a hot day. All that gorgeous fruit means with wine would work equally well in a sangria.

Made from certified organic grapes, Natural Origins is one of the first organic boxed wines to emerge from South America. Decadent blackberry, cherry, cassis, and plum with generous dashes of black pepper. Plus, thanks to its thick skin, Malbec is loaded with resveratrol, which means it&rsquos one of the healthier red wine choices you can make.

Rosé lovers will adore the ripe strawberry, cherry, and pretty floral notes in this classic southern Rhone blend. Featuring a juicy blend of Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah, La Vieille Ferme Rosé is a brilliant choice for spring, summer&mdashwhenever the sun's shining.

This wonderfully crisp white wine is based on the French Picpoul grape. It's a marvelous summer sipper that's clean and bright with plenty of lemon, honeysuckle, and chalky minerality. A great aperitif wine that's ideal for any occasion that takes you outdoors.

Tuscan sunshine in a box. Sangiovese dominates this organic red, leading with notes of tart cherry, crushed rose petals, fresh herbs, and subtle spice. Perfect for pizza, pasta, or sausage dishes, or whenever you&rsquod consider opening up a Chianti.

A delicious Cabernet Franc-based rosé featuring ample watermelon, raspberry, cherry, and peach. Bridge Lane's super sippable dry rosé is crafted from a blend of sustainably-farmed grapes grown on the North Fork of Long Island. If lighter rosés are your thing, be sure to pick up a box. (PS: It also comes in cans.)

Merlot is packed with polyphenols, including the anti-inflammatory quercetin. This lush red opens up with tons of black cherry, plum, and blackberry layered over sweet baking spices. Smooth, and easy to drink is the epitome of a rich yet affordable California Merlot.

Another sustainable choice out of Italy, Cantine Povero's Dolcetto leans heavily into the dark fruit camp. Blackberry, plum, black cherry, but there are some lovely red berry flavors in there as well. A little tart, a little tannic, it hits all the right notes and is a safe pick for vegan wine drinkers.


10 Best Boxed Wine Brands to Drink in 2021

The bag-in-a-box version isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment.

Boxed wine used to suffer from a bad rap, but today's versions offer a winning combination of great taste and value. They're a fantastic choice if you enjoy the health benefits of the odd glass of wine during the week. Thanks to the air-tight design, you can pour yourself a glass without worrying about the wine going off or losing its freshness. Once opened, boxed wine lasts anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. Affordable and less waste? Sign us up!

The bag-in-a-box format isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment. Producing and shipping glass wine bottles requires far more energy and resources than the humble bag-in-a-box combo. With social distancing measures still in place, it'll be a minute before we can go back to hosting large gatherings. But when it's time to throw your first post-pandemic BBQ or backyard bash, consider picking up some boxed wine. At 3L (about 4 bottles of wine), you can keep the wine flowing and your guests happy.

So whether you're looking to lower your carbon footprint, sip on delicious wine without blowing your budget, or treat yourself to a glass of wine minus the hassle of it spoiling within a few days, boxed wines are well-worth checking out. These are our top boxed wines to pick up year-round:

Delicious, organic boxed wine? You bet! Jenny & Francois Selections' organic natural boxed wine &ldquoFrom the Tank&rdquo comes in red, white, and rosé versions. With its berry-driven profile mixed with violets, fresh herbs, and a dash of black pepper, From the Tank: Red is a real standout.

A little bit tropical mixed with notes of peach, lemon, lime, and crisp apple, Bandit's Pinot Grigio is a must-try for white wine fans. The lightweight Tetra Pak containers come in 500ml and 1L versions, making Bandit Wines perfectly portable if you're camping, headed to the beach, or a picnic in the park. Heads up: There are 6 other wines in the Bandit lineup, and they're all worth trying.

Loads of rich berry and cherry aromas and flavors in this delightfully fruity Spanish Garnacha. A touch of pepper and licorice round out the palate. Thanks to its fresh profile, you could easily serve this slightly chilled on a hot day. All that gorgeous fruit means with wine would work equally well in a sangria.

Made from certified organic grapes, Natural Origins is one of the first organic boxed wines to emerge from South America. Decadent blackberry, cherry, cassis, and plum with generous dashes of black pepper. Plus, thanks to its thick skin, Malbec is loaded with resveratrol, which means it&rsquos one of the healthier red wine choices you can make.

Rosé lovers will adore the ripe strawberry, cherry, and pretty floral notes in this classic southern Rhone blend. Featuring a juicy blend of Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah, La Vieille Ferme Rosé is a brilliant choice for spring, summer&mdashwhenever the sun's shining.

This wonderfully crisp white wine is based on the French Picpoul grape. It's a marvelous summer sipper that's clean and bright with plenty of lemon, honeysuckle, and chalky minerality. A great aperitif wine that's ideal for any occasion that takes you outdoors.

Tuscan sunshine in a box. Sangiovese dominates this organic red, leading with notes of tart cherry, crushed rose petals, fresh herbs, and subtle spice. Perfect for pizza, pasta, or sausage dishes, or whenever you&rsquod consider opening up a Chianti.

A delicious Cabernet Franc-based rosé featuring ample watermelon, raspberry, cherry, and peach. Bridge Lane's super sippable dry rosé is crafted from a blend of sustainably-farmed grapes grown on the North Fork of Long Island. If lighter rosés are your thing, be sure to pick up a box. (PS: It also comes in cans.)

Merlot is packed with polyphenols, including the anti-inflammatory quercetin. This lush red opens up with tons of black cherry, plum, and blackberry layered over sweet baking spices. Smooth, and easy to drink is the epitome of a rich yet affordable California Merlot.

Another sustainable choice out of Italy, Cantine Povero's Dolcetto leans heavily into the dark fruit camp. Blackberry, plum, black cherry, but there are some lovely red berry flavors in there as well. A little tart, a little tannic, it hits all the right notes and is a safe pick for vegan wine drinkers.


10 Best Boxed Wine Brands to Drink in 2021

The bag-in-a-box version isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment.

Boxed wine used to suffer from a bad rap, but today's versions offer a winning combination of great taste and value. They're a fantastic choice if you enjoy the health benefits of the odd glass of wine during the week. Thanks to the air-tight design, you can pour yourself a glass without worrying about the wine going off or losing its freshness. Once opened, boxed wine lasts anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. Affordable and less waste? Sign us up!

The bag-in-a-box format isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment. Producing and shipping glass wine bottles requires far more energy and resources than the humble bag-in-a-box combo. With social distancing measures still in place, it'll be a minute before we can go back to hosting large gatherings. But when it's time to throw your first post-pandemic BBQ or backyard bash, consider picking up some boxed wine. At 3L (about 4 bottles of wine), you can keep the wine flowing and your guests happy.

So whether you're looking to lower your carbon footprint, sip on delicious wine without blowing your budget, or treat yourself to a glass of wine minus the hassle of it spoiling within a few days, boxed wines are well-worth checking out. These are our top boxed wines to pick up year-round:

Delicious, organic boxed wine? You bet! Jenny & Francois Selections' organic natural boxed wine &ldquoFrom the Tank&rdquo comes in red, white, and rosé versions. With its berry-driven profile mixed with violets, fresh herbs, and a dash of black pepper, From the Tank: Red is a real standout.

A little bit tropical mixed with notes of peach, lemon, lime, and crisp apple, Bandit's Pinot Grigio is a must-try for white wine fans. The lightweight Tetra Pak containers come in 500ml and 1L versions, making Bandit Wines perfectly portable if you're camping, headed to the beach, or a picnic in the park. Heads up: There are 6 other wines in the Bandit lineup, and they're all worth trying.

Loads of rich berry and cherry aromas and flavors in this delightfully fruity Spanish Garnacha. A touch of pepper and licorice round out the palate. Thanks to its fresh profile, you could easily serve this slightly chilled on a hot day. All that gorgeous fruit means with wine would work equally well in a sangria.

Made from certified organic grapes, Natural Origins is one of the first organic boxed wines to emerge from South America. Decadent blackberry, cherry, cassis, and plum with generous dashes of black pepper. Plus, thanks to its thick skin, Malbec is loaded with resveratrol, which means it&rsquos one of the healthier red wine choices you can make.

Rosé lovers will adore the ripe strawberry, cherry, and pretty floral notes in this classic southern Rhone blend. Featuring a juicy blend of Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah, La Vieille Ferme Rosé is a brilliant choice for spring, summer&mdashwhenever the sun's shining.

This wonderfully crisp white wine is based on the French Picpoul grape. It's a marvelous summer sipper that's clean and bright with plenty of lemon, honeysuckle, and chalky minerality. A great aperitif wine that's ideal for any occasion that takes you outdoors.

Tuscan sunshine in a box. Sangiovese dominates this organic red, leading with notes of tart cherry, crushed rose petals, fresh herbs, and subtle spice. Perfect for pizza, pasta, or sausage dishes, or whenever you&rsquod consider opening up a Chianti.

A delicious Cabernet Franc-based rosé featuring ample watermelon, raspberry, cherry, and peach. Bridge Lane's super sippable dry rosé is crafted from a blend of sustainably-farmed grapes grown on the North Fork of Long Island. If lighter rosés are your thing, be sure to pick up a box. (PS: It also comes in cans.)

Merlot is packed with polyphenols, including the anti-inflammatory quercetin. This lush red opens up with tons of black cherry, plum, and blackberry layered over sweet baking spices. Smooth, and easy to drink is the epitome of a rich yet affordable California Merlot.

Another sustainable choice out of Italy, Cantine Povero's Dolcetto leans heavily into the dark fruit camp. Blackberry, plum, black cherry, but there are some lovely red berry flavors in there as well. A little tart, a little tannic, it hits all the right notes and is a safe pick for vegan wine drinkers.


10 Best Boxed Wine Brands to Drink in 2021

The bag-in-a-box version isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment.

Boxed wine used to suffer from a bad rap, but today's versions offer a winning combination of great taste and value. They're a fantastic choice if you enjoy the health benefits of the odd glass of wine during the week. Thanks to the air-tight design, you can pour yourself a glass without worrying about the wine going off or losing its freshness. Once opened, boxed wine lasts anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. Affordable and less waste? Sign us up!

The bag-in-a-box format isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment. Producing and shipping glass wine bottles requires far more energy and resources than the humble bag-in-a-box combo. With social distancing measures still in place, it'll be a minute before we can go back to hosting large gatherings. But when it's time to throw your first post-pandemic BBQ or backyard bash, consider picking up some boxed wine. At 3L (about 4 bottles of wine), you can keep the wine flowing and your guests happy.

So whether you're looking to lower your carbon footprint, sip on delicious wine without blowing your budget, or treat yourself to a glass of wine minus the hassle of it spoiling within a few days, boxed wines are well-worth checking out. These are our top boxed wines to pick up year-round:

Delicious, organic boxed wine? You bet! Jenny & Francois Selections' organic natural boxed wine &ldquoFrom the Tank&rdquo comes in red, white, and rosé versions. With its berry-driven profile mixed with violets, fresh herbs, and a dash of black pepper, From the Tank: Red is a real standout.

A little bit tropical mixed with notes of peach, lemon, lime, and crisp apple, Bandit's Pinot Grigio is a must-try for white wine fans. The lightweight Tetra Pak containers come in 500ml and 1L versions, making Bandit Wines perfectly portable if you're camping, headed to the beach, or a picnic in the park. Heads up: There are 6 other wines in the Bandit lineup, and they're all worth trying.

Loads of rich berry and cherry aromas and flavors in this delightfully fruity Spanish Garnacha. A touch of pepper and licorice round out the palate. Thanks to its fresh profile, you could easily serve this slightly chilled on a hot day. All that gorgeous fruit means with wine would work equally well in a sangria.

Made from certified organic grapes, Natural Origins is one of the first organic boxed wines to emerge from South America. Decadent blackberry, cherry, cassis, and plum with generous dashes of black pepper. Plus, thanks to its thick skin, Malbec is loaded with resveratrol, which means it&rsquos one of the healthier red wine choices you can make.

Rosé lovers will adore the ripe strawberry, cherry, and pretty floral notes in this classic southern Rhone blend. Featuring a juicy blend of Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah, La Vieille Ferme Rosé is a brilliant choice for spring, summer&mdashwhenever the sun's shining.

This wonderfully crisp white wine is based on the French Picpoul grape. It's a marvelous summer sipper that's clean and bright with plenty of lemon, honeysuckle, and chalky minerality. A great aperitif wine that's ideal for any occasion that takes you outdoors.

Tuscan sunshine in a box. Sangiovese dominates this organic red, leading with notes of tart cherry, crushed rose petals, fresh herbs, and subtle spice. Perfect for pizza, pasta, or sausage dishes, or whenever you&rsquod consider opening up a Chianti.

A delicious Cabernet Franc-based rosé featuring ample watermelon, raspberry, cherry, and peach. Bridge Lane's super sippable dry rosé is crafted from a blend of sustainably-farmed grapes grown on the North Fork of Long Island. If lighter rosés are your thing, be sure to pick up a box. (PS: It also comes in cans.)

Merlot is packed with polyphenols, including the anti-inflammatory quercetin. This lush red opens up with tons of black cherry, plum, and blackberry layered over sweet baking spices. Smooth, and easy to drink is the epitome of a rich yet affordable California Merlot.

Another sustainable choice out of Italy, Cantine Povero's Dolcetto leans heavily into the dark fruit camp. Blackberry, plum, black cherry, but there are some lovely red berry flavors in there as well. A little tart, a little tannic, it hits all the right notes and is a safe pick for vegan wine drinkers.


10 Best Boxed Wine Brands to Drink in 2021

The bag-in-a-box version isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment.

Boxed wine used to suffer from a bad rap, but today's versions offer a winning combination of great taste and value. They're a fantastic choice if you enjoy the health benefits of the odd glass of wine during the week. Thanks to the air-tight design, you can pour yourself a glass without worrying about the wine going off or losing its freshness. Once opened, boxed wine lasts anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. Affordable and less waste? Sign us up!

The bag-in-a-box format isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment. Producing and shipping glass wine bottles requires far more energy and resources than the humble bag-in-a-box combo. With social distancing measures still in place, it'll be a minute before we can go back to hosting large gatherings. But when it's time to throw your first post-pandemic BBQ or backyard bash, consider picking up some boxed wine. At 3L (about 4 bottles of wine), you can keep the wine flowing and your guests happy.

So whether you're looking to lower your carbon footprint, sip on delicious wine without blowing your budget, or treat yourself to a glass of wine minus the hassle of it spoiling within a few days, boxed wines are well-worth checking out. These are our top boxed wines to pick up year-round:

Delicious, organic boxed wine? You bet! Jenny & Francois Selections' organic natural boxed wine &ldquoFrom the Tank&rdquo comes in red, white, and rosé versions. With its berry-driven profile mixed with violets, fresh herbs, and a dash of black pepper, From the Tank: Red is a real standout.

A little bit tropical mixed with notes of peach, lemon, lime, and crisp apple, Bandit's Pinot Grigio is a must-try for white wine fans. The lightweight Tetra Pak containers come in 500ml and 1L versions, making Bandit Wines perfectly portable if you're camping, headed to the beach, or a picnic in the park. Heads up: There are 6 other wines in the Bandit lineup, and they're all worth trying.

Loads of rich berry and cherry aromas and flavors in this delightfully fruity Spanish Garnacha. A touch of pepper and licorice round out the palate. Thanks to its fresh profile, you could easily serve this slightly chilled on a hot day. All that gorgeous fruit means with wine would work equally well in a sangria.

Made from certified organic grapes, Natural Origins is one of the first organic boxed wines to emerge from South America. Decadent blackberry, cherry, cassis, and plum with generous dashes of black pepper. Plus, thanks to its thick skin, Malbec is loaded with resveratrol, which means it&rsquos one of the healthier red wine choices you can make.

Rosé lovers will adore the ripe strawberry, cherry, and pretty floral notes in this classic southern Rhone blend. Featuring a juicy blend of Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah, La Vieille Ferme Rosé is a brilliant choice for spring, summer&mdashwhenever the sun's shining.

This wonderfully crisp white wine is based on the French Picpoul grape. It's a marvelous summer sipper that's clean and bright with plenty of lemon, honeysuckle, and chalky minerality. A great aperitif wine that's ideal for any occasion that takes you outdoors.

Tuscan sunshine in a box. Sangiovese dominates this organic red, leading with notes of tart cherry, crushed rose petals, fresh herbs, and subtle spice. Perfect for pizza, pasta, or sausage dishes, or whenever you&rsquod consider opening up a Chianti.

A delicious Cabernet Franc-based rosé featuring ample watermelon, raspberry, cherry, and peach. Bridge Lane's super sippable dry rosé is crafted from a blend of sustainably-farmed grapes grown on the North Fork of Long Island. If lighter rosés are your thing, be sure to pick up a box. (PS: It also comes in cans.)

Merlot is packed with polyphenols, including the anti-inflammatory quercetin. This lush red opens up with tons of black cherry, plum, and blackberry layered over sweet baking spices. Smooth, and easy to drink is the epitome of a rich yet affordable California Merlot.

Another sustainable choice out of Italy, Cantine Povero's Dolcetto leans heavily into the dark fruit camp. Blackberry, plum, black cherry, but there are some lovely red berry flavors in there as well. A little tart, a little tannic, it hits all the right notes and is a safe pick for vegan wine drinkers.


10 Best Boxed Wine Brands to Drink in 2021

The bag-in-a-box version isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment.

Boxed wine used to suffer from a bad rap, but today's versions offer a winning combination of great taste and value. They're a fantastic choice if you enjoy the health benefits of the odd glass of wine during the week. Thanks to the air-tight design, you can pour yourself a glass without worrying about the wine going off or losing its freshness. Once opened, boxed wine lasts anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. Affordable and less waste? Sign us up!

The bag-in-a-box format isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment. Producing and shipping glass wine bottles requires far more energy and resources than the humble bag-in-a-box combo. With social distancing measures still in place, it'll be a minute before we can go back to hosting large gatherings. But when it's time to throw your first post-pandemic BBQ or backyard bash, consider picking up some boxed wine. At 3L (about 4 bottles of wine), you can keep the wine flowing and your guests happy.

So whether you're looking to lower your carbon footprint, sip on delicious wine without blowing your budget, or treat yourself to a glass of wine minus the hassle of it spoiling within a few days, boxed wines are well-worth checking out. These are our top boxed wines to pick up year-round:

Delicious, organic boxed wine? You bet! Jenny & Francois Selections' organic natural boxed wine &ldquoFrom the Tank&rdquo comes in red, white, and rosé versions. With its berry-driven profile mixed with violets, fresh herbs, and a dash of black pepper, From the Tank: Red is a real standout.

A little bit tropical mixed with notes of peach, lemon, lime, and crisp apple, Bandit's Pinot Grigio is a must-try for white wine fans. The lightweight Tetra Pak containers come in 500ml and 1L versions, making Bandit Wines perfectly portable if you're camping, headed to the beach, or a picnic in the park. Heads up: There are 6 other wines in the Bandit lineup, and they're all worth trying.

Loads of rich berry and cherry aromas and flavors in this delightfully fruity Spanish Garnacha. A touch of pepper and licorice round out the palate. Thanks to its fresh profile, you could easily serve this slightly chilled on a hot day. All that gorgeous fruit means with wine would work equally well in a sangria.

Made from certified organic grapes, Natural Origins is one of the first organic boxed wines to emerge from South America. Decadent blackberry, cherry, cassis, and plum with generous dashes of black pepper. Plus, thanks to its thick skin, Malbec is loaded with resveratrol, which means it&rsquos one of the healthier red wine choices you can make.

Rosé lovers will adore the ripe strawberry, cherry, and pretty floral notes in this classic southern Rhone blend. Featuring a juicy blend of Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah, La Vieille Ferme Rosé is a brilliant choice for spring, summer&mdashwhenever the sun's shining.

This wonderfully crisp white wine is based on the French Picpoul grape. It's a marvelous summer sipper that's clean and bright with plenty of lemon, honeysuckle, and chalky minerality. A great aperitif wine that's ideal for any occasion that takes you outdoors.

Tuscan sunshine in a box. Sangiovese dominates this organic red, leading with notes of tart cherry, crushed rose petals, fresh herbs, and subtle spice. Perfect for pizza, pasta, or sausage dishes, or whenever you&rsquod consider opening up a Chianti.

A delicious Cabernet Franc-based rosé featuring ample watermelon, raspberry, cherry, and peach. Bridge Lane's super sippable dry rosé is crafted from a blend of sustainably-farmed grapes grown on the North Fork of Long Island. If lighter rosés are your thing, be sure to pick up a box. (PS: It also comes in cans.)

Merlot is packed with polyphenols, including the anti-inflammatory quercetin. This lush red opens up with tons of black cherry, plum, and blackberry layered over sweet baking spices. Smooth, and easy to drink is the epitome of a rich yet affordable California Merlot.

Another sustainable choice out of Italy, Cantine Povero's Dolcetto leans heavily into the dark fruit camp. Blackberry, plum, black cherry, but there are some lovely red berry flavors in there as well. A little tart, a little tannic, it hits all the right notes and is a safe pick for vegan wine drinkers.


10 Best Boxed Wine Brands to Drink in 2021

The bag-in-a-box version isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment.

Boxed wine used to suffer from a bad rap, but today's versions offer a winning combination of great taste and value. They're a fantastic choice if you enjoy the health benefits of the odd glass of wine during the week. Thanks to the air-tight design, you can pour yourself a glass without worrying about the wine going off or losing its freshness. Once opened, boxed wine lasts anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. Affordable and less waste? Sign us up!

The bag-in-a-box format isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment. Producing and shipping glass wine bottles requires far more energy and resources than the humble bag-in-a-box combo. With social distancing measures still in place, it'll be a minute before we can go back to hosting large gatherings. But when it's time to throw your first post-pandemic BBQ or backyard bash, consider picking up some boxed wine. At 3L (about 4 bottles of wine), you can keep the wine flowing and your guests happy.

So whether you're looking to lower your carbon footprint, sip on delicious wine without blowing your budget, or treat yourself to a glass of wine minus the hassle of it spoiling within a few days, boxed wines are well-worth checking out. These are our top boxed wines to pick up year-round:

Delicious, organic boxed wine? You bet! Jenny & Francois Selections' organic natural boxed wine &ldquoFrom the Tank&rdquo comes in red, white, and rosé versions. With its berry-driven profile mixed with violets, fresh herbs, and a dash of black pepper, From the Tank: Red is a real standout.

A little bit tropical mixed with notes of peach, lemon, lime, and crisp apple, Bandit's Pinot Grigio is a must-try for white wine fans. The lightweight Tetra Pak containers come in 500ml and 1L versions, making Bandit Wines perfectly portable if you're camping, headed to the beach, or a picnic in the park. Heads up: There are 6 other wines in the Bandit lineup, and they're all worth trying.

Loads of rich berry and cherry aromas and flavors in this delightfully fruity Spanish Garnacha. A touch of pepper and licorice round out the palate. Thanks to its fresh profile, you could easily serve this slightly chilled on a hot day. All that gorgeous fruit means with wine would work equally well in a sangria.

Made from certified organic grapes, Natural Origins is one of the first organic boxed wines to emerge from South America. Decadent blackberry, cherry, cassis, and plum with generous dashes of black pepper. Plus, thanks to its thick skin, Malbec is loaded with resveratrol, which means it&rsquos one of the healthier red wine choices you can make.

Rosé lovers will adore the ripe strawberry, cherry, and pretty floral notes in this classic southern Rhone blend. Featuring a juicy blend of Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah, La Vieille Ferme Rosé is a brilliant choice for spring, summer&mdashwhenever the sun's shining.

This wonderfully crisp white wine is based on the French Picpoul grape. It's a marvelous summer sipper that's clean and bright with plenty of lemon, honeysuckle, and chalky minerality. A great aperitif wine that's ideal for any occasion that takes you outdoors.

Tuscan sunshine in a box. Sangiovese dominates this organic red, leading with notes of tart cherry, crushed rose petals, fresh herbs, and subtle spice. Perfect for pizza, pasta, or sausage dishes, or whenever you&rsquod consider opening up a Chianti.

A delicious Cabernet Franc-based rosé featuring ample watermelon, raspberry, cherry, and peach. Bridge Lane's super sippable dry rosé is crafted from a blend of sustainably-farmed grapes grown on the North Fork of Long Island. If lighter rosés are your thing, be sure to pick up a box. (PS: It also comes in cans.)

Merlot is packed with polyphenols, including the anti-inflammatory quercetin. This lush red opens up with tons of black cherry, plum, and blackberry layered over sweet baking spices. Smooth, and easy to drink is the epitome of a rich yet affordable California Merlot.

Another sustainable choice out of Italy, Cantine Povero's Dolcetto leans heavily into the dark fruit camp. Blackberry, plum, black cherry, but there are some lovely red berry flavors in there as well. A little tart, a little tannic, it hits all the right notes and is a safe pick for vegan wine drinkers.


10 Best Boxed Wine Brands to Drink in 2021

The bag-in-a-box version isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment.

Boxed wine used to suffer from a bad rap, but today's versions offer a winning combination of great taste and value. They're a fantastic choice if you enjoy the health benefits of the odd glass of wine during the week. Thanks to the air-tight design, you can pour yourself a glass without worrying about the wine going off or losing its freshness. Once opened, boxed wine lasts anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. Affordable and less waste? Sign us up!

The bag-in-a-box format isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment. Producing and shipping glass wine bottles requires far more energy and resources than the humble bag-in-a-box combo. With social distancing measures still in place, it'll be a minute before we can go back to hosting large gatherings. But when it's time to throw your first post-pandemic BBQ or backyard bash, consider picking up some boxed wine. At 3L (about 4 bottles of wine), you can keep the wine flowing and your guests happy.

So whether you're looking to lower your carbon footprint, sip on delicious wine without blowing your budget, or treat yourself to a glass of wine minus the hassle of it spoiling within a few days, boxed wines are well-worth checking out. These are our top boxed wines to pick up year-round:

Delicious, organic boxed wine? You bet! Jenny & Francois Selections' organic natural boxed wine &ldquoFrom the Tank&rdquo comes in red, white, and rosé versions. With its berry-driven profile mixed with violets, fresh herbs, and a dash of black pepper, From the Tank: Red is a real standout.

A little bit tropical mixed with notes of peach, lemon, lime, and crisp apple, Bandit's Pinot Grigio is a must-try for white wine fans. The lightweight Tetra Pak containers come in 500ml and 1L versions, making Bandit Wines perfectly portable if you're camping, headed to the beach, or a picnic in the park. Heads up: There are 6 other wines in the Bandit lineup, and they're all worth trying.

Loads of rich berry and cherry aromas and flavors in this delightfully fruity Spanish Garnacha. A touch of pepper and licorice round out the palate. Thanks to its fresh profile, you could easily serve this slightly chilled on a hot day. All that gorgeous fruit means with wine would work equally well in a sangria.

Made from certified organic grapes, Natural Origins is one of the first organic boxed wines to emerge from South America. Decadent blackberry, cherry, cassis, and plum with generous dashes of black pepper. Plus, thanks to its thick skin, Malbec is loaded with resveratrol, which means it&rsquos one of the healthier red wine choices you can make.

Rosé lovers will adore the ripe strawberry, cherry, and pretty floral notes in this classic southern Rhone blend. Featuring a juicy blend of Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah, La Vieille Ferme Rosé is a brilliant choice for spring, summer&mdashwhenever the sun's shining.

This wonderfully crisp white wine is based on the French Picpoul grape. It's a marvelous summer sipper that's clean and bright with plenty of lemon, honeysuckle, and chalky minerality. A great aperitif wine that's ideal for any occasion that takes you outdoors.

Tuscan sunshine in a box. Sangiovese dominates this organic red, leading with notes of tart cherry, crushed rose petals, fresh herbs, and subtle spice. Perfect for pizza, pasta, or sausage dishes, or whenever you&rsquod consider opening up a Chianti.

A delicious Cabernet Franc-based rosé featuring ample watermelon, raspberry, cherry, and peach. Bridge Lane's super sippable dry rosé is crafted from a blend of sustainably-farmed grapes grown on the North Fork of Long Island. If lighter rosés are your thing, be sure to pick up a box. (PS: It also comes in cans.)

Merlot is packed with polyphenols, including the anti-inflammatory quercetin. This lush red opens up with tons of black cherry, plum, and blackberry layered over sweet baking spices. Smooth, and easy to drink is the epitome of a rich yet affordable California Merlot.

Another sustainable choice out of Italy, Cantine Povero's Dolcetto leans heavily into the dark fruit camp. Blackberry, plum, black cherry, but there are some lovely red berry flavors in there as well. A little tart, a little tannic, it hits all the right notes and is a safe pick for vegan wine drinkers.


10 Best Boxed Wine Brands to Drink in 2021

The bag-in-a-box version isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment.

Boxed wine used to suffer from a bad rap, but today's versions offer a winning combination of great taste and value. They're a fantastic choice if you enjoy the health benefits of the odd glass of wine during the week. Thanks to the air-tight design, you can pour yourself a glass without worrying about the wine going off or losing its freshness. Once opened, boxed wine lasts anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. Affordable and less waste? Sign us up!

The bag-in-a-box format isn't just kinder to your wallet, it's also better for the environment. Producing and shipping glass wine bottles requires far more energy and resources than the humble bag-in-a-box combo. With social distancing measures still in place, it'll be a minute before we can go back to hosting large gatherings. But when it's time to throw your first post-pandemic BBQ or backyard bash, consider picking up some boxed wine. At 3L (about 4 bottles of wine), you can keep the wine flowing and your guests happy.

So whether you're looking to lower your carbon footprint, sip on delicious wine without blowing your budget, or treat yourself to a glass of wine minus the hassle of it spoiling within a few days, boxed wines are well-worth checking out. These are our top boxed wines to pick up year-round:

Delicious, organic boxed wine? You bet! Jenny & Francois Selections' organic natural boxed wine &ldquoFrom the Tank&rdquo comes in red, white, and rosé versions. With its berry-driven profile mixed with violets, fresh herbs, and a dash of black pepper, From the Tank: Red is a real standout.

A little bit tropical mixed with notes of peach, lemon, lime, and crisp apple, Bandit's Pinot Grigio is a must-try for white wine fans. The lightweight Tetra Pak containers come in 500ml and 1L versions, making Bandit Wines perfectly portable if you're camping, headed to the beach, or a picnic in the park. Heads up: There are 6 other wines in the Bandit lineup, and they're all worth trying.

Loads of rich berry and cherry aromas and flavors in this delightfully fruity Spanish Garnacha. A touch of pepper and licorice round out the palate. Thanks to its fresh profile, you could easily serve this slightly chilled on a hot day. All that gorgeous fruit means with wine would work equally well in a sangria.

Made from certified organic grapes, Natural Origins is one of the first organic boxed wines to emerge from South America. Decadent blackberry, cherry, cassis, and plum with generous dashes of black pepper. Plus, thanks to its thick skin, Malbec is loaded with resveratrol, which means it&rsquos one of the healthier red wine choices you can make.

Rosé lovers will adore the ripe strawberry, cherry, and pretty floral notes in this classic southern Rhone blend. Featuring a juicy blend of Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah, La Vieille Ferme Rosé is a brilliant choice for spring, summer&mdashwhenever the sun's shining.

This wonderfully crisp white wine is based on the French Picpoul grape. It's a marvelous summer sipper that's clean and bright with plenty of lemon, honeysuckle, and chalky minerality. A great aperitif wine that's ideal for any occasion that takes you outdoors.

Tuscan sunshine in a box. Sangiovese dominates this organic red, leading with notes of tart cherry, crushed rose petals, fresh herbs, and subtle spice. Perfect for pizza, pasta, or sausage dishes, or whenever you&rsquod consider opening up a Chianti.

A delicious Cabernet Franc-based rosé featuring ample watermelon, raspberry, cherry, and peach. Bridge Lane's super sippable dry rosé is crafted from a blend of sustainably-farmed grapes grown on the North Fork of Long Island. If lighter rosés are your thing, be sure to pick up a box. (PS: It also comes in cans.)

Merlot is packed with polyphenols, including the anti-inflammatory quercetin. This lush red opens up with tons of black cherry, plum, and blackberry layered over sweet baking spices. Smooth, and easy to drink is the epitome of a rich yet affordable California Merlot.

Another sustainable choice out of Italy, Cantine Povero's Dolcetto leans heavily into the dark fruit camp. Blackberry, plum, black cherry, but there are some lovely red berry flavors in there as well. A little tart, a little tannic, it hits all the right notes and is a safe pick for vegan wine drinkers.