With the World Cup and warmer weather finally upon us, it is time to dust off the BBQ and crack open some summer drinks for all the family. No matter if you are looking for an alcholic treat for a hot summers day, or a child friendly juice to pack for a picnic or lunchbox, we have something for everyone in this great summer drinks for all the family guide.

Summer Drinks For All The Family

For The Grown Ups…Wyld Wood Cider

This traditional cider, hailing from fruit grown in Herefordshire’s organic orchards, is deliciously crisp and fresh.  Thanks to it’s journey to full maturity in old oak vats, Westons Wyld Wood cider has a truly appley, fresh and full-bodied taste with a ripe aroma – a true celebration of nature in a glass. Available to buy nationwide in major supermarkets and independent shops and also online from the Westons cider online shop.

Wyld Wood will also be the official cider of Jamie Oliver and Alex  James’  Big  Feastival (29th – 31st August), the family-friendly  foodie and musical festival for 15,000 in the Cotswolds.

summer drinks for all the family

For The Children…MoreDrinks

Perfect for picnics and lunch boxes these easy to carry bottles, complete with usfeul sparts caps, are full of spring water enriched with vitamins and natural fruit flavours. The ‘Get More’ range pack both goodness and taste into each handy refreshing drink.

Great for children and adults alike, this range of summer drinks for all the family consists of: Get More Vitamin C to support the immune system, Get More Multivitamins to help keep the body healthy, Get More Vitamin D to support healthy bones and Get More B Vitamins to help the body release energy.  The kids’ range,  ‘A Little More’ includes:  A Little More Vitamin C,  A Little More Multivitamins and A Little More Vitamin D and each 500ml bottle contains less than 10 calories.

Available from Tesco.

Family Friendly Cocktails

No guide to summer drinks for all the family would be complete without a few virgin cocktails to keep the party going.

Virgin Mojito (makes 1 glass)

You will need…

  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 4 large mint leaves
  • juice of 1 lime
  • soda water
  • Crushed ice

Method…

  1. Crush together the sugar and mint leaves in the bottom of your glass (I use the handle of a rolling-pin)
  2. Add a handful of crushed ice into the glass and add the lime juice.
  3. Top up with soda water and mix well.
  4. Serve with a straw and a slice of lime.

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All of this writing is thirsty work….I’m off to make a drink!

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