Judy’s Summer Picks

Social Lite Pineapple Mango Vodka Soda

Social Lite Vodka is credited for having created a distinct new beverage category. The product appeals to health-conscious consumers who are looking for a low calorie, no sugar, ready-to drink beverage. Social Lite Vodka cocktails are naturally refreshing and naturally guilt free.

These lightly carbonated cocktails deliver a crisp, clean taste at 80 calories per can. Pineapple Mango is flavoured with real pineapple juice concentrate and 100% natural pineapple and mango flavor. With aromas of pineapple and a delicious mango finish, this fruity cocktail is the perfect summer drink.

Budweiser Copper Lager

This is a flavourful American Copper Lager brewed with Two Row barley and aged on real Jim Beam Bourbon barrel staves for a toasted oak aroma, a deliciously nutty taste with caramel rye, vanilla notes and a smooth finish. 6.2% ABV.

Altos Ibéricos Crianza

A delicious, refreshing and easy cocktail for a warm summer afternoon is a colourful pitcher of red Sangria. Sangria is great for parties, because you can mix up a few pitchers and be done. So grab a bottle of wine, a few friends and whatever fruit you have on hand, and enjoy!

Red Sangria (Makes 1 pitcher)

  • 1 orange sliced thin for garnish
  • 2 cups mixed fruit: raspberries, oranges, strawberries, blackberries
  • l, 750ml bottle of Altos Ibéricos Crianza
  • ½ cup Meagher Triple Sec
  • ½ cup club soda or 7-up
  • Add wine, triple sec and sliced fruit into a pitcher. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Stir before serving, add soda, and ice cubes.

Skinny Dippin Apple Cider

This cider is slightly sweet with a balanced apple bite. Crisp and clean the perfect summer sipper.

Skinny Dippin Summer Salad

  • 1 can Skinny Dippin Apple Cider
  • ¼ cup cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • l cinnamon stick
  • 2 cups salad oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 cups mixed greens
  • 2 cups assorted berries
  • 2 apples cored and sliced
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 ½ cups blue cheese
  • In a jar with a lid combine cider, vinegar, honey, cinnamon, oil, salt and pepper, mix.
  • In a large bowl, toss lettuce, berries, apples, sunflower seeds and blue cheese add dressing. Season with salt and pepper.

Black Fly Sour Grape

Do you need something new to take to the barbecue? Try this trendy sour cooler.

Black Fly Sour Grape is the perfect balance of sour with a hint of sweet. It is a mouthwatering mix of pure sour grape juice, tart elderberry and smooth Canadian Vodka, that is lightly sweetened with cane sugar.

Gustave Lorentz Riesling Reserve

The Gustave Lorentz Riesling has a pale yellow color, with an expressive and refined nose filled with citrus and white flower aromas. It has a refreshing acidity, great structure and a clean, dry finish – A classic Alsace Riesling.

This is an excellent wine to pair with grilled or raw seafood as well as, pork, chicken, and goat cheese.