Drinks



Do you love that first mug of coffee in the morning, a refreshing lemonade on a hot summer day, or a glass of excellent red wine to accompany a meal? F&W's guide to drinks features everything you need for a good sip. From seasonal cocktails to indulgent hot chocolates, our extensive archive of recipes will keep you inspired—and your thirst quenched—when you want to make drinks at home. There are also tips from our F&W experts on how to pair your drinks with food. For travelers (or even if you want to see what's new in your neighborhood), we've included our picks for where to drink across the globe. Always wanted to learn more about your favorite drink? Read our in-depth guides to beer styles, wine regions, types of tea and more.

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10 Low-Alcohol Cocktails for Easy Summer Drinking
With the sun shining and patio season upon us, there's nothing like a light, refreshing cocktail you can sip for a while without needing to take a nap. These delicious low-ABV cocktails are perfect for summer drinking.
The Best Negroni I Ever Had
A veteran cocktail writer is reunited with a long-lost love, a continent away.
F&W Game Changer: No & Low
The booze-free shop making nonalcoholic bottles more accessible and exciting.
F&W Game Changers: Sanzo
The cans shaking up the seltzer industry with Asian-inspired flavors.
Drinks Innovators of the Year
This new annual accolade from Food & Wine highlights the extraordinary creativity and ambition — practical, social, cultural, and beyond — that’s going on in the drinks space right now. Taken together, the Drinks Innovators, eight individuals working in the wine, spirits, beer, and non-alcoholic beverage realm, illustrate where the entire drinks industry is going. And they all have products that consumers can get their hands on right now. This is what the future tastes like.
Drinks Innovators of the Year: Fawn Weaver and Victoria Eady Butler
Uncle Nearest CEO Fawn Weaver and master blender Victoria Eady Butler are carving out an ever-growing space for Black female voices in the whiskey world.
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Drinks Innovators of the Year: Dan Petroski
Napa's iconoclastic winemaker sees the future of the Massican brand in vermouth, beer, body products, gin, coffee, a magazine, emojis, NFTs, virtual vineyards, and beyond.
Drinks Innovators of the Year: Morgan McLachlan
The Amass master distiller and chief product officer draws inspiration from botanicals to create nonalcoholic, beauty, and cannabis products to create "the ideal 21st century bar cart."
How to Make Kombucha at Home

Anyone can brew kombucha in as few as four simple steps. Here’s a step-by-step guide to making this fermented beverage at home.