5 Best Spring Wines to Sip This Season

The weather is finally starting to warm up and that means it’s time to start thinking about springtime drinks! A lot of people will automatically think of cocktails when they think of warmer weather, but we think wine deserves just as much attention. In this blog post, we will be discussing 5 of the best wines to drink this spring. Springtime is a great time to enjoy lighter, fruitier wines. So sit back, relax, and let us teach you about some delicious wines that you should be sipping on this season!

The Best Spring Wines

Springtime drinking is all about enjoying light, fruity wines. So we’ve put together a list of 5 of the best springtime wines for you to try.

Rosé

Rosé is always a great choice for warmer weather. It’s light and refreshing, and there are so many different types to choose from. We suggest trying a dry rosé if you’re looking for something with a bit of a bite, or go for a sweet rosé if you want something more mellow.

Pairs well with: light appetizers, salads, seafood

Try our 2019 Rosé of Cabernet Franc

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is the perfect spring wine. It’s light and refreshing, with notes of citrus and herbs. Plus, it pairs well with a variety of foods, making it a great choice for springtime gatherings and entertaining.

Pairs well with: seafood, chicken, light appetizers

Try our 2020 Sauvignon Blanc

Riesling

Riesling is another great spring wine option. It’s light and fruity, with notes of apricot and peach. It has a slightly sweet taste that will make your taste buds dance! With bright acidity, it’s perfect for the changing seasons.

Pairs well with: light appetizers, poultry, seafood

Try our 2019 Riesling

Pinot Grigio

For those who love white wine, pinot grigio is a perfect choice. It is light and refreshing, with notes of citrus and herbs. With ample acidity, this wine is perfect for sipping while enjoying the warmer weather.

Pairs well with: seafood, chicken, light appetizers

Try our 2019 Pinot Grigio

Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc is a great red wine for spring. It’s light and fruity, making it perfect for warmer weather. RayLen’s Cabernet Franc has  warm earthy aromas with notes of dark plum and cherry.

Pairs well with: beef, pork, poultry

Try our 2020 Cabernet Franc

Wines for Spring Activities

Now that you know about some of the best wines to drink this spring, it’s time to put them to use! Here are a few ideas for fun spring activities that you can enjoy with your favorite wine.

Picnic

A picnic is the perfect way to enjoy warmer weather. Pack up a few of your favorite foods and drinks, including one or two bottles of your favorite spring wine, and head outside for a day in the sun.

Hiking

If you’re looking for an outdoor activity to do this spring, consider hiking. It’s a great way to get some exercise while enjoying nature. And what could be better than finishing a hike with a cold glass of wine?

BBQ

Nothing says springtime like a BBQ. Invite your friends over for some good food and drinks, and enjoy the warmer weather. Make sure to have a few bottles of your favorite spring wine on hand to keep the party going.

Wine Tasting

What could be more fun than getting together with some friends and sampling different wines? Hosting a wine tasting is a great way to spend an afternoon or evening. And what better time to do it than in spring? With so many different types of wine available, there’s sure to be something for everyone. You could also do a wine tasting at a local vineyard. At RayLen Vineyards and Winery, we offer five different guided tastings to choose from!

Wines in the Heart of the Yadkin Valley

If you’re looking for a great wine to enjoy this spring, look no further than RayLen Vineyards and Winery. Located in the heart of the Yadkin Valley, RayLen has something for everyone. With a variety of wines available, including awarding-winning reds, award-winning whites, and more, there’s sure to be a wine that suits your taste. And with its beautiful views of the Yadkin Valley hills, RayLen is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a glass of wine this spring. We hope to see you soon!