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Labor Day Drinks… or Any Occasion

Guest post by Fine Wine & Good Spirits

Whether you’re spending Labor Day at the beach, heading to the park with friends or barbecuing in the backyard with family, be sure to make the most of the holiday weekend with delicious drinks that you can enjoy all day long. Below are options for every occasion guaranteed to delight during these last moments of the summer sun.

Canned and boxed wines are not only trendy but also ideal for picnics and BBQs at parks, helping you to avoid glass containers. Some great canned and boxed wine brands include Underwood and Naked Grape, offering quality options in convenient packaging.

White Peach Sangria

Sangria and punch recipes are excellent for those entertaining large groups, keeping you out of the kitchen and with your family and friends. Next time you’re hosting, try your hand at this White Peach Sangria recipe, perfect for 6-8 people.

  • 2 bottles Barefoot Moscato

  • 2 c. E&J Peach brandy

  • 2 fresh peaches pitted and sliced

  • ½ fresh pineapple cut into chunks

  • 8 oz. fresh strawberries sliced

  • 8 oz. fresh raspberries

  • 6 c. lemon-lime soda

Combine first six ingredients in a large glass pitcher or infusion jar and chill overnight. Just before serving, add lemon-lime soda and stir gently.

Watermelon Jam-ito

Light and refreshing cocktails are the best options for enjoying all-day under the sun. Try this Watermelon Jam-ito to keep you cool and hydrated in summer temperatures.

Puree diced watermelon in a blender. Muddle mint leaves and lime juice in the bottom of a tall glass. Fill with ice, add watermelon puree and remaining ingredients; stir gently. Garnish with remaining ingredients on a skewer.

Happy Labor Day!

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