2007 Herzog Zin Gris,Lodi, Calif., $19.
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When Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is celebrated next week, the meal is all about sweet symbolism. The wines don't have to be sweet, though, so a rosé can be a good balance. Herzog's rosé is made with certified Lodi grapes. It has plenty of structure and a little sweetness balanced with tartness and lingering acidity. Dip an apple slice in honey and hope for a better year to come. Kathleen Purvis