The Best Wine for the Beach
Nauset Light Beach, Eastham, Massachusetts
The Bottle: Roagna Dolcetta di Alba
Light an evening fire and bring this unique Italian red in a to-go decanter (no glass allowed on the beach) to temper still-cool New England nights.
Buy the Bottle: $16.99, chambersstwines.com
Cannon Beach, Oregon
The Bottle: Owen Roe Sharecropper's Cabernet Sauvignon
Pair the rugged scenery of Cannon Beach with a local red that has hints of earth and black fruits to match your view of sea, rock, and sky.
Buy the Bottle: $15, owenroe.com
Cinnamon Bay Beach, St. John, USVI
The Bottle: Mittelbach Zwiegelt Rosé
You can drop anchor or camp by Cinnamon Bay and unwind with this tart rosé, perfectly chilled and blushing like a light sunburn with a cherry finish.
Buy the Bottle: $11.99, unwinedonline.com
Menemsha Beach, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
The Bottle: Mer Soleil Silver Unoaked Chardonnay
Locals and tourists settle here just before dusk for amazing sunsets. Open this bright California Chardonnay, which goes beautifully with Menemsha's golden hour.
Buy the Bottle: $24, wagnerfamilyofwine.com
Keawaula Beach, Oahu, Hawaii
The Bottle: Renardat-Fache Bugey Cerdon
Only a slightly fruity, tart, and full-bodied sparkling rosé could match the tropical sands of Yokohama Bay. Enjoy after dining from local poke trucks.
Buy the Bottle: $21, wineworksonline.com