Summer wine

Summer is the time for garden parties, picnics and beach days.Whether it’s crisp whites for al fresco dining, lighter reds for barbecues or refreshing rosés for balmy evenings – we bring you the bottles to buy for any occasion.

Discover the best value supermarket wines, or splash out on a luxury magnum. Whatever your plans this summer, the Decanter team have selected the best wines to help you celebrate the season.

Summer wine

Our expert tasters have selected the finest examples from all over the world – so you can sit back and soak up the sun with the perfect glass of wine…

See our top summer wines rated by Decanter’s expert tasters, including:

best rosé

Make the most of the sunshine with one of our top 10 rosé wines for summer, expertly selected from a grand tasting of 322 wines...

UK sparkling summer wines

There's nothing like a bottle of bubbly to get everyone in the summer holiday spirit and UK sparkling wines are on the rise...

Waitrose Wines for Summer

See this selection of great wines independently reviewed by Decanter and also stocked by the UK retailer...

rosé wine

Our Decanter.com team selects great value rosés wines, perfect to seek out and enjoy this summer.

Greek white wines

Greek white wines are improving with every vintage, discovers Panos Kakaviatos, who suggests 10 great value wines to try at under £25 per bottle...

Miraval, rose wine, provence

Over the last five years, Washington DC based MacArthur Beverages has seen a tenfold increase in rosé wine sales, to 1,000 cases in 2014. This year is likely to be…

Summer

Many wine lovers instinctively reach for the Provence rosé or fresh, crisp whites at the first hint of summer sun. Failing that, sales of Prosecco and sparkling wine in general…

J Lohr, Wildflower 2013

See a tasting note, score, drinking window and stockist details of J Lohr's 'Wildflower' Valdiguie from Monterey in California - as tasted by Decanter tasting director Christelle Guibert.