The end of summer is upon us and that means it’s time to bask in the final weeks of toasty afternoons and lighter fare like salads and oysters. Heavy cabs and Northern Rhones can wait until we stuff that window unit in the basement to hibernate. So indulge in some last minute al fresco dining with a bottle, which pairs with everything green and briny..
I asked local wine experts for their favorite small producers that are creating unique bottles (or boxes!) that won’t hurt your wallet. Here are 15 off-the-beaten selections to enjoy with everything salty, citrusy, and fried.