Inside the Picnic Basket: Picnic Wines for Dîner en Blanc!

We all have a meal to prepare for Dîner en Blanc to pack inside our picnic baskets for the most enchanting evening of the summer. In this series, we bring the stories and recipes of local chefs and food lovers to help inspire your own magical meal. We are pleased to present the fourth installment of this year’s Dîner en Blanc inspired recipes, but this blog post will be about the wines! Gordana Kostovski, Sommelier of Volvér shares some wine recommendations that would complement any meal.


Below are her go to summer and picnic wines:

Champagne: Diebolt Vallois Brut Tradition and Ployez-Jaquemart Brut Rose
Sparkling: Domaine Gasnier Cravantine from Chinon, France

Rosé: Chateau Pas du Cerf from Provence or Robert Sinskey Vin Gris de Noir from Napa

Riesling: Stefan Breuer Qba Half-Dry Riesling from Rheinhessen, Germany

Chenin Blanc: Domaine du Petit Metris Les Fougeraies from Savennieres, Loire, France


Cheers to Dîner en Blanc!

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