The Best Ways To Celebrate National Rosé Day In NYC

Photo: Courtesy of The Osprey at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge.
Contrary to popular belief, National Rosé Day is not just a euphemism for every single day, all summer long. Instead, it is an actual day that takes place on the second Saturday in June. Online holiday tracker National Today traces the creation of this official celebration back to Swedish rosé house Bodvár, who first honored the pink wine stateside in 2015. With three years under our belts and a fourth pink party fast approaching, it's time to map out plans for paying our upcoming annual rosé respects.
In addition to buying extra bottles for toasting at home, we're also planning to get out and observe this anniversary at NYC destinations that are serving up their own rosé specialities. With creations running the gamut from drink pairing deals, festive frozen cocktails, and dream dessert collaborations, these spots are must-hit for a National Rosé Day celebration list. If it's even possible to show summer's main drink more love than usual on June 9, then we've got the game plan ahead.
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Flamingo Cocktail (Rosé Sangria)
In honor of National Rosé Day, The Osprey will offer their Flamingo cocktail in big batch form at a discounted price. Share the rosé sangria (made with Quinn rosé, tequila, grapefruit, lime, pomegranate, and acai berry) with friends against a scenic Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan skyline backdrop.

Availability: June 9
Price: $55 per pitcher

The Osprey at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, 60 Furman Street (at Doughty Street); 347-696-2505.
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Frosé Rooftop Special
Hotel Hugo's Azul rooftop is serving up their frosé cocktails for a special price all National Rosé Day long — so swing by to grab a boozy slushy and take in the panoramic Manhattan and Hudson River views amidst lively cantina vibes.

Availability: June 9
Price: $12 per glass

Hotel Hugo's Azul Rooftop, 525 Greenwich Street (at Vandam Street); 212-608-4848.
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All-Day Rosé Special
In honor of the pink drink's national celebration, The Milling Room (an UWS spot serving seasonal American fare) will offer glasses of their Gueissard Rosés at a special discounted price all day long.

Availability: June 9
Price: $8 per glass

The Milling Room, 446 Columbus Avenue (at W. 82 Street); 212-595-0380.
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Rosé Strawberry & Cream Cookie Dough
DŌ in NYC, creator of safely edible cookie dough confections, will offer up a week's worth of their new limited edition Rosé Strawberry & Cream, flavored with Summer Water Rosé.

Availability: June 4 - June 10
Price: $4 per scoop and $9 per 8 oz. pint (first 50 customers receive one free scoop on National Rosé Day)

, 550 LaGuardia Pl (at W. 3rd Street); 646-892-3600.
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Rosé Summer Sangria
Denise Prykanowski, Beverage Director at Celtic Developers, will debut her fresh rosé summer sangria (made from a mixture of sparkling wine, elderflower liquor, and raspberries) at all three of the restaurant group's NYC spots: Lillie’s, Oscar Wilde, and Papillon.

Availability: June 1 - August 31
Price: $15 per glass and $39 per pitcher (serves 2-4)

Lillie’s Victorian Establishment, multiple locations in Manhattan.

Oscar Wilde, 45 W. 27th Street (between 6th Avenue and Broadway); 212-213-3066.

Papillon Bistro & Bar, 22 E. 54th Street (at Madison Avenue); 212-754-9006.
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Frozémonade
Williamsburg's trendy crab-shack eatery and bar is now serving up their famous frozémonade: a boozy slushy made from a mix of frozen rosé and lemonade topped off with a fresh mint sprig. It's one festive way to quench your summer thirst and sip in honor of the upcoming pink drink holiday occasion.

Availability: Now until the end of summer
Price: $12

Extra Fancy, 302 Metropolitan Avenue (at Roebling Street); 347-422-0939.
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Strawberry Rosé Verbena
People's Pops, NYC's craft popsicle-maker, is coming out with a new boozy frozen treat infused with Summer Water Rosé, strawberry, and verbena flavors.

Availability: June 4 - June 10 at Brooklyn Barge
Price: $8 (optional upcharge for ordering upside down in a glass of Summer Water Rosé)

Brooklyn Barge, 3 Milton Street (at West street); 929-337-7212.
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Oyster & Rosé Cava Pairing
Stop by Oscar Wilde in NoMad to celebrate National Rosé Day (or all summer long) with the restaurant's special pairing of fresh oysters and organically farmed rosé cava from Catalonia, Spain.

Availability: June 1 - August 31st
Price: $30 for a dozen oysters and $14 per glass of rosé cava

Oscar Wilde, 45 W. 27th Street (between 6th Avenue and Broadway); 212-213-3066.
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Frosé Two Ways
Eat pasta while celebrating National Rosé Day at Bar Primi with one of their two seasonal frosé cocktails. The classic is made with a blend of frozen Sicilian rosé and rosato vermouth with a whole strawberry garnish; The frosé scuro is made from frozen lambrusco, cappelletti, and blonde orange topped with a fresh melon slice.

Availability: Now until the end of summer
Price: $14-$15 per glass

Bar Primi, 325 Bowery (at E. 2nd Street); 212-220-9100.
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Summer Water Sorbet Sundae
Tipsy Scoop is working with online winery Winc to launch a "Barlour" — a.k.a. a boozy ice cream parlor that will serve up a limited edition Summer Water Sorbet Sundae.

Availability: June 1 - June 30
Price: $9.50 (first 50 customers receive one free scoop on National Rosé Day)

Tipsy Scoop, 217 E. 26th Street (between 3rd and 2nd Avenue); 917-388-2862.
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