The warm weather in Miami has officially arrived. Prepare to stock up on flashlight batteries and bottled water, embrace frizzy hair (there’s no point fighting that humidity), and, thankfully, cool off with plenty of rosé. Here are some of Miami’s favorite watering holes for delicious pink wines.Read More
15 Stellar Spots to Sip on Rosé in South Florida
Rosé all day?
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This part bookstore, part wine bar North Miami hangout has a sense of homemade charm. Lead sommelier Bianca Sanon makes the biodynamic selections, including top-notch rosé, which pair nicely with the housemade pizza and breads: great components to relax and stay a while.
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This classic French bistro in upscale Bar Harbour Shops is an opportune place to enjoy Kumamoto oysters on the half shell, sea scallops with leeks, or a big bowl of moules frites. Kick things off with a chilled glass of French rosé and watch the bustle of shoppers pass by.
Grab a spot under the banyan tree of this local favorite and prepare to indulge in some of the best Southern-style cooking in town. Whether devouring a stack of lemon ricotta pancakes or savoring a plate of shrimp and grits, pair your food with a glass of Terra Rosa, a wonderful organic wine from the Aegean island of Lemnos, which will round off the brunch experience.
It’s hard to find a more storied hotel in Miami than the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. The Fontainebleau Miami Beach boasts a rich history, hosting numerous celebrities and offering plenty of on-site dining options. For a touch of glamour, visit La Côté, the poolside restaurant, where guests can enjoy the sunshine, savor fried calamari, and indulge in a refreshing glass of chilled rosé.
Amara at Paraiso
James Beard award-winning chef Michael Schwartz leads this stunning waterfront restaurant, offering Latin-flavored dishes such as yucca cheese puffs, short rib empanadas, and arroz verde. Guests can savor the lively atmosphere and breathtaking Biscayne Bay views while enjoying rosé wines from France, Spain, and Mexico. This popular destination beckons for repeat visits.
Villa Azur Miami
Head to the lush outdoor courtyard in the back to enjoy Mediterranean cuisine paired with entertainment, music, and art while sipping French rose favorites like Cinsault, and Grenache Ch. Peyrassol, “La Croix,” Provence, France. Grab a table in the lush outdoor courtyard — the perfect location for a night of rosé.
Tucked inside the Rubell Museum, this restaurant, which recently welcomed chef Carlos Garcia to lead its kitchen. Guests can enjoy Basque-meets-Miami dishes, such as Jota ham croquettes and truffled Spanish omelet, in the delightful al fresco setting of the patio and garden. Each dish complements the extensive rosé selection, with a focus on unique Spanish varieties.
Watr At The 1 Rooftop
Elevate the rosé experience with the “Frosé All Day” cocktail, featuring rosé, vodka, peach, Lillet Rouge, and citrus. This refreshing drink is served poolside, embracing the essence of Miami, or on the rooftop bar, where guests can enjoy stunning skyline views.
Enjoy the view of Miami Beach’s longest pool at this restaurant inside the iconic the National Hotel. Indulge in Spanish rosé Picaro del Aguila, Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero, and superlative options from California and France. The Spanish-inspired menu features roasted bone marrow with caramelized onions and oxtail marmalade and black paella with seared scallops, shrimp, and garlic aioli, all expertly designed to complement the wine selections.
WATER LION Wine + Alchemy
This classy gem inside The Sagamore Hotel is where wine connoisseurs go for unique bottles, stellar oysters, and caring hospitality. A recent addition to the rosé selection is Askaneli Brothers' 1880 Rosé. This Georgian wine, characterized by its vibrant, crisp, and spirited notes, complements Miami’s balmy climate.
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While rosé is always delightful poolside, head the advice of partner/sommelier Jacqueline Pirolo and sample top-notch fuller-bodied roses that pair wonderfully with the restaurant’s rustic Italian cuisine. Favorites include Walter Massa in Piemonte, Cerasuolo’s from Abruzzo, and Pirolo’s favorite — Tiberi.
The River Oyster Bar
This longtime favorite is known for its extensive wine list, great cocktails, and impeccable seafood. Order a glass of ’20 AIX Côtes de Provence rosé and a dozen of the city’s freshest oysters and call it a day. (Pro-tip: Go for Happy Hour, offered daily from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., for a reduced price.)
Glass & Vine
This popular outdoor dining spot is located in Coconut Grove’s Peacock Park and offers classic cuisine in an enchanting garden atmosphere. Diners can opt for the chopped Caesar salad, whole fried snapper, and grilled double pork chop with guava applewood glaze — perfect for pairing with a bottle of rosé. Visit on Monday or Tuesday to enjoy half-priced bottles, enhancing an already delightful evening.
Known for its Wine Spectator award-winning wine list in addition to Michelin star-worthy cuisine, head sommelier Daniel Bishop presents a hearty dose of rosé with a comprehensive selection that can be enjoyed on its own or paired perfectly with house-made pasta, seafood, and Italian dishes.
Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant & Bar
Chef and restaurateur Adrianne Calvo recently introduced a Friday Rosé and Oysters special at her popular establishment. Patrons can savor $8 glasses of rosé and $2 oysters from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the bar. The happy hour menu includes white truffle spinach artichoke dip, charbroiled oysters, and Wagyu sliders.