When you’re throwing a backyard barbecue, you don’t want to get too precious with your wine selection. So if you’re looking for the best inexpensive wines to serve at a casual summer get-together, here are 8 of our top picks, along with a great new wine subscription service that makes summer entertaining even easier.
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HelloFresh has long been loved for its meal kit service, but it now offers customers monthly wine subscriptions too, complete with pairing suggestions, tasting notes, and flavor profiles. With wines from all over the world, the service allows subscribers to enjoy HelloFresh-selected wines on all occasions, from dinner parties to casual nights in.
This Pinot Noir-based blend offers delicate notes of fresh strawberries, raspberries and watermelon on the nose and palate. At certain times of the year, Chloe offers custom wine labels, making this a perfect gift item.
Chloe Rose Central Coast California
Replica’s tagline is: “Unapologetically Replicating Your Favorite Wines,” and that’s exactly what they do. Using a cutting edge scientific methodology to analyze the taste and aroma profiles of thousands of wines, they create masterful replicas of best-selling wines. This one is a replica of Kendall Jackson’s popular Chardonnay.
Replica Knockoff Chardonnay
Another one of Replica’s experiments in “Unapologetically Replicating Your Favorite Wines”, this one is a copy of the ever-popular Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio.
Replica Scapegoat Pinot Grigio