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The Best Wines to Drink This Spring (and What to Serve Them With)

Put away your winter coats (and heavy winter wines). This spring, give your at-home wine list a spring cleaning and take your pick of this fresh crop of wines that are just right for the season.

By Food & Wine Editors

April 14, 2021

With spring right around the corner, it’s finally time to grab a bottle and head outdoors. These wines are some of our favorites to sip in spring, and range from crisp and light to fuller-bodied. We hope you’ll discover new favorites to sip solo or to pair with anything from freshly grilled ribeye to vibrant salads that make the most of springtime produce.

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Light Whites

There’s no wrong time to open a chilled light white when the weather warms up, but we especially recommend pairing a skin-contact white with our new staple, shrimp toast.

2019 Elvio Cogno Anas-Cëtta Nascetta, Langhe, Italy

2019 Robert Weil Riesling Trocken, Rheingau, Germany

2019 Pazo Señorans Albariño, Rías Baixas, Spain

2019 Domaine Sigalas, Assyrtiko, Santorini, Greece

2018 Matassa Cuvée, Marguerite, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Full-Bodied Whites

Hold that bias––chardonnay is an especially fantastic pairing for your springtime cheese and charcuterie board.

2016 Nicolas Joly Clos de la Coulée de Serrant, Loire Valley, France

2016 Dario Princic Sivi Pinot, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

2020 Giant Steps Chardonnay, Yarra Valley, Australia

2018 Sterling Vineyards Unoaked Chardonnay, Los Carneros, California

2018 Talbott Kali Hart Chardonnay, Monterey, California

2018 Lingua Franca Avni Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, Oregon

2017 Mount Eden Vineyards Estate Chardonnay, Santa Cruz, California

2017 Mi Sueño Chardonnay, Los Carneros, California

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The Best Wines to Drink This Spring (and What to Serve Them With)