Low and behold, we've made it through another frigid winter.
The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming and after-work happy hours are amongst us. We don't mean to be sappy, but spring is here and we could *not* be happier about it. And we are welcoming it with open arms, with a fruity cocktail and refreshing iced tea in both hands.
'Tis the season for outdoor entertaining. Spring means friend get-togethers, boozy brunches and last-minute wine runs to the local liquor store. Whether you're whipping up a batch of homemade sangria, pouring a second round of rosè or digging out the blender for another marg, these drinks will help you make the most of spring.
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It may not be summer, but that doesn't mean we can't get going on our rosè. This dry but sweet blend is the perfect way to welcome in the new season! Whether sipped from a glass or mixed in a colorful sangria, nothing says warm weather like rosè.
You can find the sangria recipe below.
Summer Water Sangria
-1 bottle of Summer Water Rosé
-1 orange sliced
-1/2 grapefruit, sliced
-1/2 cup strawberries, sliced
-1/2 cup raspberries
-1 lime, sliced
-A handful of mint leaves
1. Pour bottle of rosé into a pitcher or punch bowl.
2.Add fruit and mint leaves.
3. Stir and let sit for 1 hour (or up to overnight) before serving. Tip: pour into sealable mason jars for a cute Easter display!
Nothing says spring and summer like iced tea. Sit back and relax with Pure Leaf’s refreshing flavors like the new Tea House Collection Valencia Orange Peel flavor and Fuji Apple & Ginger flavor, Mint flavor and (our favorite) Not Too Sweet Peach flavor.
The best part is that Pure Leaf also offers a range of home brewed teas that make it super simple to brew your own iced tea at home!
A healthy start to spring begins with Tropicana Probiotics. It's almost too good to believe -- a 100% juice blend with no added sugar or artificial flavors. Tropicana is being raw and candid about what goes into their juices, and it's something we want a sip of.
Packed with CFUs, vitamin C and other nutrients, they also offer Probiotics in Pineapple Mango and Peach Passion Fruit.
This smooth bottle of Chardonnay is filled with subtle hints of pineapple, peach and nutty toffee. It's the first ever Chardonnay to blend the craftsmanship of California winemaking with the Southern tradition of Bourbon Whiskey aging.