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Summer Libations We Love

Looking for a summer sipper? When the heat strikes, we love a chilled cocktail on the rocks, and nothing beats a chilled glass of white wine overlooking the harbor. Here are several choices for your summer cocktails and wine. Cheers!

Cuba Libre

Mix 1 part Bacardi Gold rum with 2 parts chilled, bottled Coca-Cola. Add the juice of 2 lime wedges. Serve in a rocks glass with ice.

Stoli Raz Lemonade

drink-lemonadeMix 1-1/2 parts Stoli Raxberi vodka with 2 parts fresh lemonade in a shaker. Strain over ice and serve.

Herradura Fresh Margarita

In a shaker, mix 1-1/2 ounces Herradura Reposado, 1-1/2 ounces agave margaritanectar, and 1-1/2 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice. Serve in a cocktail glass on the rocks, salted rim optional.

Treo Winemaker’s Blend Red, Hess Select

This blend of Merlot, Syrah, and Petite Sirah has aromas of wild cherry, plum, vanilla, wild berry, and black currant jam. Enjoy the juicy flavors of cranberry, pomegranate, and black cherry on the palate, with a long, soft finish. Pair it with flank steak, blue cheese burgers, or grilled salmon.

Sauvignon Blanc, North Coast, Hess Select

An aroma of grassy tones gives way to plenty of citrus and tropical fruit for a crisp, bright freshness and a full, rich mouthfeel. Fermented in stainless steel, this wine is a first-class warm-weather sipper, perfect when paired with prosciutto-wrapped grilled peaches, fresh basil and tomatoes, and chopped raw salads with goat cheese.

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