Entertaining at Home
1. Plan your drink menu
It is best to keep it simple and plan for 1-2 mixed drinks for your guests to choose from, plus beer and wine options. One pre-mixed cocktail that you can make ahead of time in a serving pitcher, plus another simple drink that your guests can customize.
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2. Designate a Beverage Station
Pick a spot in your house that is easy to access but will not get too crowded – it can be your kitchen island, a bar cart, or even the entryway table!
3. Know how much to serve
Remember, in general people will have one to two drinks the first hour and then a drink every hour after—up to four drinks. Use our handy serving chart to help you plan what you need.
Please serve responsibly.
4. Keep your Beverage Station stocked
Make sure your Beverage Station is stocked with your drink-menu items so you can enjoy the party with your guests! Our checklist below is a great place to start!
5. Stay hydrated!
Sparkling sodas are a great option to have on hand because they double as mixers or can be consumed as a non-alcohol option.
Tips for Hosting Events
No matter the season – there is always something to celebrate!
From casual family dinners on the patio to spontaneous picnic dates with friends, there is just something about spring renewal that makes us want to get together. Spring is typically associated with a soft cool vibe – stick with an overall muted palette accented with bold pops of color in your plates, glassware or florals! Consider serving light salads, cheese plates and grilled anything! Pair with a fruit forward cocktail or a bottle of rosé to bring it all together.
Easter & Passover
With smaller gatherings still in vogue, elaborate holiday meals can be turned into something similar! Instead of leg of lamb, try lamb chops and instead of prime rib, you can try filet mignon or make it simple with an Easter Quiche! Paired with a nice bottle of wine or a sparkling wine-based spritzer makes for a delightful holiday.
Whether a drive by caravan, a virtual toast or an in-person socially distanced gathering – we have you covered. Consider sending a cocktail kit or bottle of wine to virtual guests or have available at a drive-by event as their “goodie bag”. For in-person, why not try batching! Make a cocktail for the event ahead of time and bottle it in individual containers to make serving guests easy (mason jars work great!).