Today, 21 June, is the longest day of the year for those of us living in the Northern Hemisphere. The first day of summer 2018 is actually a cosmic event, as NASA explains:
“ … the sun shines directly on the Northern Hemisphere and indirectly on the Southern Hemisphere.”
This means that anywhere north of the equator gets a peak amount of daylight (a full day of sunlight at the Arctic Circle). Contrary to what some may think, the Earth is actually furthest from the sun in its orbit during the Northern Hemisphere’s summer season.
So why not welcome the first day of summer with a Provençal rosé from one of Will Lyons’s top 10 picks for French rosés?
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