With more and more people getting vaccinated just in time for the July 4th holiday, what better time to celebrate than now? So for Independence Day 2021, we’ve made a list of the best alcoholic drinks for partying this weekend. Have fun but make sure to also stay safe!

1. 2019 Domaine Saint André Rouge

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From a southern French winery located in the Languedoc region, the 2019 Domaine Sainte André Rouge boasts a rich flavor with a smooth and velvety texture. Luxurious in taste but not in price, this wine is cultivated in a natural reserve, resulting in hints of black currant and gooseberry that is sure to bring out the fun in your Fourth of July celebration even before the fireworks start.

2. 2018 Sierra Trails Red Blend

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Looking for a new wine to try? Then get yourself a bottle of this 2018 Sierra Trails Red Blend. Following in the delicious footsteps of the award-winning 2017 Sierra Trails Red Blend, the 2018 wine boasts bold dark fruit aromas, fresh black cherry and rhubarb flavors, which are evenly balanced out by notes of mocha and vanilla. Pair it with a pastry, prepare for a toast and spend the Fourth of July with your loved ones in style.

3. 2017 Stags’ Leap Napa Valley Petite Sirah 

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Featuring a vibrant and expressive mix of blackberry, blueberry and black cherry fruits with a hint of floral musky notes thanks to violet and jasmine, the Napa Valley Petite Sirah is intense and robust with just the right amount of smoothness in its lengthy finish. Add some notes of black pepper, black gunpowder tea and allspice and you have yourself a bottle that is guaranteed to wake up your spirits.

4. 2020 Stags’ Leap Amparo Rosé

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Named in honor of the lady of the Stags’ Leap Manor, the 2020 Amparo Rosé invites you in with its alluring and vibrant watermelon pink hue. It then gives you a delightful taste of its mix of bright cherry, red raspberry and orange blossom. That flavor is evenly balanced with its silky texture and deep finish, making it the perfect accompaniment to a variety of cuisines and dishes, including your Fourth of July dinner.

5. Jefferson’s Reserve Very Old Bourbon Whiskey

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This bourbon whiskey has all the familiar trappings of whiskey that you know and love. It differentiates itself by adding a gentle aroma of dried fruit, hay, cream and vanilla. Light and clean, this whiskey is as refined as the former U.S. president it's named after. It also comes with free personalized engraving that makes it uniquely yours.

6. Crown Royal Peach Flavored Whisky 

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Carefully selected and infused with fresh Georgia peaches, the Crown Royal Peach Flavored Whisky is sure to delight with its distinctive smoothness and luscious peach flavor. Throw in some warm spice and oak on the nose, a smooth finish and you have yourself a party-starter perfect for this year’s Fourth of July celebration.

7. Clase Azul Reposado Tequila

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Silky smooth with a rich body and woody, fruity aromas, this bright reposado comes from an ultra-premium line of tequilas that are twice-distilled with careful attention by Mexican artisans that handcraft each bottle. If you’re going to go all-out this Fourth of July might as well get yourself this premium spirit with an equally premium artisan bottle.

8. Ciroc Summer Citrus Vodka

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What better way to spend the holiday weekend than with the fruitiest vodka ever? Featuring an infusion of oranges and other citrus fruits, this refreshing spirit is a limited-edition release that’s made just in time for the sweltering summer days. Distilled five times from French grapes, this smooth spirit is the perfect companion for stronger drinks as well as traditional Fourth of July cocktails.

9. Empress 1908 Indigo Gin

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As the night winds down and everyone starts to head home, end your night with a smooth glass of this Indigo Gin. Vibrant, light and smooth, this award-winning gin is micro-distilled and hand-crafted to bring out its signature balance of modern sophistication and traditional elegance.

However, if you decide to go booze-free on your Fourth of July celebration, then you can head on over to Curious Elixirs and check out their alcohol-free cocktails. Infused with adaptogens to help you unwind and handmade without any sugar, each of Curious Elixir’s offerings is good for both your body and mood. You may check their delicious, well-crafted offerings by clicking here.