It’s time to celebrate our independence with this Mixed Berry Sparkling Lemonade. This 4th of July, if you’re having friends around to party, keep the fun times rolling with these simple cocktails. You can prep them in advance, giving you more time to be social, and allow your friends to play around with the measurements […]
4th of July
Think back to all the times you’ve entertained or participated in a potluck. You spend hours over the stove balancing a wine glass in one hand and a piping bag in the other in an attempt to craft the most gorgeous roses for the bake sale cupcakes.
Who knows what odd demonstrations of patriotism we’ll see this Fourth of July? Considering the country isn’t entirely, ah, united, there’s a chance the typical well-meaning attempt to explode colorful shapes in the sky could be overtaken by protests, counter protests, counter-counter protests, and then a bunch of variously competing declarations of patriotism and meta-patriotism […]
We’ve already established that the Kentucky Derby is America’s premier sports-drinking day, as it involves several hours of beer and bourbon interrupted by two measly minutes of yelling at horses on TV. (I always like the gray ones; did a gray one win this year?
Independence Day is just around the corner, and while celebrating with baseball and a barbecue is nice, this July 4th, step up your Amerigame by engaging in the United State’s real favorite pastime: drinking! You can crack open a six-pack of session beers, whip up some frozen wine desserts, or try your hand at one of these […]
The Fourth of July holiday is often a blessing in disguise. We love days off — especially when they create long weekends — as much as we love celebrating independence. However, with a long weekend comes parties, cookouts, family gatherings and responsibilities. For those of us who foresee a weekend of ’work,’ here are ways to keep […]
With July 4th fast approaching, wines that complement the weekend have been on all of our minds at the VinePair office this week. When we think of the 4th, we’re looking for bright, light, and enjoyable red wines that are perfect for sipping while watching fireworks.
The most popular wine in colonial America, with all due respect to Thomas Jefferson’s French favorites, was Madeira. Never heard of it? While it’s not very popular today, this fortified Portuguese wine was wildly popular on board the European ships traveling across oceans, and among the citizens of their distant colonies. Madeira was popular for […]