Entertaining & Hosting

Whether you’re hosting a huge bash or a casual dinner party, you want to get it right—and you will, thanks to our entertaining and hosting ideas. But be warned, friends and family may never want to leave.

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The Old-School Dinner Party Tradition That Deserves a Comeback

Whether you're dining out or hosting a dinner party at home, a nightcap is a fun, sophisticated way to wind down the evening. We've rounded up a few classic after-dinner drinks to serve at your next bash.

15 Fun Fall Cocktails That’ll Make You Forget About PSLs

PSLs are great, but these fall cocktails are so much better! Full of fall flavors and a variety of spirits,...


What to Mix with Whiskey for That Extra Kick

Need a whiskey mixer? We have more than 10 ideas for what to mix with whiskey—from the basics to seasonal...


21 Vodka Cocktails Worth Stocking the Bar Cart For

From the classics to creative concoctions you'll want to try, these are the vodka cocktails you should know.


46 Classic Cocktails You Need to Know

This A to Z list of mixed alcoholic drinks will teach you everything you need to know about the world's...

The Expert’s Guide to Whiskey Glasses

Our 'aha' guide demystifies whiskey glasses and helps you choose the perfect one for all of your beverage needs.


9 Types of Whiskey You Really Need to Know

Know your bourbon from your scotch (and much more!) in this beginner's guide to the most popular types of whiskey.

The Best Wines for Your Wine Tasting Party

Looking to host a wine tasting at home? These are the best wines to get your party started.


The Best Kosher Wine for Your Passover Seder

Planning a Passover Seder? We've rounded up the best kosher wine brands to serve at your meal.


How to Make Margaritas for a Crowd

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo or toast your Thursday night crew with an extra large batch of tasty drinks. Cheers to...


How to Make a Mint Julep, According to the Experts

Here's our step-by-step guide on how to make a mint julep, along with expert insight from bartenders and one Southern...

How to Make a Paloma Cocktail—the Tequila Drink You Never Knew You Needed

The Paloma is a popular Mexican cocktail starring smooth tequila and sweet-tart grapefruit soda. This simple Paloma recipe makes a...


Build a Hot Chocolate Bar for Your Next Winter Party

Trust us—the whipped cream-rimmed smiles will make building a homemade hot chocolate bar for your loved ones well worth...


10 Best Spiked Lemonade Drinks for Summer

Summer is the perfect time of year to lounge on the front porch or next to the pool, kick your...


What to Mix with Tequila (Besides Margarita Mix!)

Tequila goes in more than just margaritas (although it's delicious in them)! Find out what to mix with tequila, from...