8 Portable Picnic Cocktails

picnic cocktails

If you’re heading to a picnic, beach party or potluck today, don’t just bring potato salad or pie. Be everyone’s favorite guest by showing up with a big bag of ice and a pitcher of one of these easily pre-batched summer cocktails.

1. Vino Francesca

This food-friendly sangria is made with fruity rosé.


1/3cup honey

1/3 cup boiling water

15 sage leaves, plus more for garnish

One 750-milliliter bottle rosé

Lemon twists, for garnish

10 Reasons Drinking Red Wine Is Good For You.


By: Rachel England


 1. It reduces the risk heart attack

A long-term study published by the Harvard School of Public Health revealed that moderate drinkers suffering from high blood pressure are 30% less likely to have a heart attack than their non-drinking counterparts. One cardiologist at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon believes so strongly that red wine is good for the heart that he even hands out glasses on his rounds!