The wonderful Roger Morris at Epicurious looks at the top wines for summer. Cool off with whites and reds ideally suited for picnics, grilling, and outdoor parties.

Summer wines have to meet certain criteria: They must be refreshing in the heat, light enough to not weigh you down, and compatible with summer dishes such as salads and sandwiches. There are no strict rules, of course, but I like fragrant whites, floral-yet-crisp rosés, and fruit-forward reds that can be served chilled. Here are my picks from around the world. – read more from Epicurious