Skip the bars: We’ve rounded up the best wine snacks, wines to try, cocktails & pretty glassware to host the best happy hour at home. Because is there a happier hour than one spent grazing and sipping on an excellent glass of wine??
You only need four things for a great happy hour:
- Music (Sonos speakers make this easy)
- Friends (it would be kind of lame if you entertained without guests)
- Food (don’t starve your friends)
- Cocktails (obviously)
It’s pretty simple, right? And DO NOT make the mistake of hosting happy hour without music. Good lord, it’s awkward. Every party needs a soundtrack. Entertaining does not need to be over the top – but a few fun details like the spices in fancy olive oil with bread and a great wine paired with a cool playlist really makes for a fun, casual get together. Some ideas to host the best happy hour at home:
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ShopList: Happy Hour
Gourmet Oil Dipping Spice Kit
Dip into different flavors with this set of 15 spices.
Fiore Glassware Collection
Expertly hand cut, this crystal glassware brings sparkling clarity and unrivaled elegance to the home bar.
The best crunchy wine snack!
Pretty cheese knives
French Home Laguiole 7-Pc. Cream & Blue Cheese Knife & Spreader Set
Italian Cheese Collection
Here’s the description: “Our trio of classics offers a sampling of Italy’s most beloved cheeses, all handcrafted in small batches and designated DOP (Denominazione di Origine Protetta), certifying they are made and aged in a specific location using traditional methods.”
Table Grazing Extra Long Cheese Board
A fun long cheese board for sharing!
Sliced French bread
Everyone loves French bread for dipping in olive oil, cheese & charcuterie!
Fancy Olive Oil
One customer review raves, “When I first tried Brightland, I finally realized the difference between authentic olive oil versus what I’ve been buying at the store all these years.”
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