While Labor Day may mark the end of summer (sigh), you can definitely make the most of those last few days of warm weather with a cocktail party! But stumped as to which libations to shake up? We’ve got a few great picks for you below.
Pop Open a Bottle of Sparkling Wine
Looking for the perfect bottle for date night or a trip to the beach? We asked co-founder of Vin Sur Vingt, a N.Y.C. bar with three locations, which labels were best for different summer occasions.
3 Sparkling Wines You Need to Try Before Summer Is Over
Make the Perfect Lemonade
Lemonade is the perfect, refreshing drink to sip on during your Labor Day weekend. Choose one of these recipes to amp up your usual, powder mix+water lemonade. (Hint: one includes bourbon.)
7 Lemonade Recipes to Mix Up Before Summer Ends
Perfect a New Summer Cocktail
Ever heard of an Inverted Margarita? It’s got only three ingredients – Cointreau, tequila, and fresh lime juice. Try this new cocktail recipe or one of the other 20 that we’re dying to sip on.
Cool New Summer Cocktails
Show Off Your Patriotism With a Red, White, and Blue Drink
America the beautiful! End the summer with a show-stopping cocktail that was a hit at your 4th of July party and will be just as popular for your Labor Day barbecue.
Mix Up These Show-Stopping Red, White, and Blue Cocktails
Mix Up This Rosé Cocktail for Your Labor Day Soirée
There is nothing better than some pink bubbly to celebrate the end of a great summer. Mix together rosé, gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup to create this pretty pink drink for your girls weekend at the beach.
Sip Sip Soirée! 4 Creative Cocktails for Your Long Weekend
Create Jessica Seinfeld’s Signature Drink
The author of three New York Times bestselling cookbooks is giving up her secrets on hosting the perfect cocktail party, complete with her favorite drink recipe. Sip away!
Master the Cocktail Party: Jessica Seinfeld’s Tips for Planning the Perfect Soirée
Cheers to Labor Day!