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Rosé isn’t just a drink anymore; it’s a lifestyle. The wine is crisp and fresh, making it perfect for summertime imbibing. To pay homage to the stunning, Instagram-worthy pink drink when the weather gets warmer, check out some of these wine festivals dedicated to rosé around the nation.
Nashville Rosé Festival, Nashville, TN
The inaugural year for this festival will showcase more than 70 rosé wines, beer from six local breweries, and cocktails at extra cost. All proceeds will go to breast cancer research. May 19, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
La Nuit en Rosé, Multiple Locations
An ode to everyone's favorite summer drink, La Nuit en Rosé celebrates everything rosé. An expected 7,000 guests across the country will indulge in food, wine, entertainment and fashion, all designed to showcase the delicious versatility and diversity of summer’s favorite drink. Dates vary.
Rosé Soiree, Southampton, NY
Hanging in the Hamptons during Memorial Day weekend just got a bit rosier. The second annual Dan's Rosé Soirée will be showcasing more than 30 rosés, paired with bites from some of the well-renowned eateries from both the Hamptons and New York City. May 27, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Drink Pink Vino, Broomfield, CO
More than three hours of wine tasting, food sampling and entertainment await you at the Drink Pink Vino 2018 International Rosé Wine Festival. The event promises more than 60 new wine releases. June 8, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
BLUSH International Rosé Festival, Scottsdale, AZ
The BLUSH International Rosé Festival will feature 75 different rosé varieties at each of the three available sessions, two during the day and one in the evening. Session one includes brunch, featuring several dishes made from rosé. Session two will consist of tapas with pairings and the evening session at BLUSH will also include food with wine and cocktails. June 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Napa Valley RoséFest, Napa Valley, CA
The second RoséFest, which supports the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer, takes place on National Rosé Day. The event is set to feature more than 30 Napa wineries and will also have representatives from several of the region’s restaurants on hand for food samplings. June 9, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
PinkNic, New York, NY
Including rosé, rosé champagne, and frosé, PinkNic is the ultimate festival dedicated to the adult beverage. With a mandatory dress code of summer chic in pink and/or white, there will also be live music from acts such as Klingande, Autograf, and Hayden James. Food will also be served in an upgraded food court experience, the festival organizers said. June 30, July 1
Summer Rosé and Bubbly Fest, Aquebogue, NY
Hosted by Palmer Vineyards, the Summer Rosé and Bubbly Fest will include face-to-face interaction with winemakers, dozens of wines to sample and delicious light food accompaniments, including artisanal charcuterie, locally made cheeses, baked sweets and a complimentary wine glass. July 28; 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.; 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.