End of Summer Sippin’

Red’s Skinny Margarita


Agave Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of agave nectar

Pitcher Margaritas

  • 2 cups of fresh lime juice
  • 2 cups of high-quality tequila
  • 1 cup of Agave simple syrup
  • 6 cups of ice


  • 2-oz. of fresh lime juice
  • 2-oz. of high-quality tequila
  • 1-oz. of Agave simple syrup
  • OPTIONAL : Splash of orange juice


  1. First, prepare the agave simple syrup and add the water and agave to a small pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Turn heat to low and let simmer for 10 minutes (stirring periodically). Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. For a pitcher of margaritas, fill a large pitcher with around 6 cups of ice. Then, place 16 fl . oz. of lime juice, 16 fl . oz. of tequila, and 8 fl . oz. of agave simple syrup into a pitcher. Use a long wooden spoon to mix to combine. Serve over ice with fresh lime slices and a salty rim.
  3. For a single-serve margarita, place a handful of ice into a cocktail shaker. Then, add 2 fl . oz.of lime juice, 2 fl . oz. of tequila, and 1 fl . oz. of agave simple syrup. Place the top on and shake to combine. Serve over ice with limes and a salty rim.

“Grown-Up” Sparkling Juice


  • White or red wine (a sweeter wine would be best)
  • 1 can of Blackberry Sparkling Water
  • Ice cubes
  • Frozen Strawberries, Blueberries, or Raspberries


  1. Add frozen berries to bottom of wine glass and muddle.
  2. Add ice and pour 1 part wine.
  3. Then pour two parts sparkling water, and give it a little stir.
  4. Sip and enjoy.