5 Cocktails to Celebrate the First Day of Summer

5 Cocktails to Celebrate the First Day of SummerThis Saturday, why not celebrate the first day of summer with some low-calorie cocktails? Easy to make – with minimal ingredients required – these first day of summer cocktails are great for toasting to warm weather, poolside parties and fun summer adventures ahead.

Mango Sunrise

  • 3 oz. Mango Lemonade Sparkling ICE
  • 1.5 oz. Tequila
  • Splash of Grenadine syrup
  • Lemon slices and mint for garnish (optional)


  1. Using a tall Collins glass, pour tequila, then Mango Lemonade Sparkling ICE over ice. Stir gently to mix.
  2. Top with a splash of Grenadine syrup.
  3. Garnish with lime slices and mint sprigs.

Summer Lovin’

  • 4 ounces of VOGA Italia Premium Sparkling
  • 1 ounce of vanilla flavored vodka
  • A splash of pomegranate juice
  • Lime for garnish


  1. Add vodka and pomegranate juice to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake gently.
  2. Strain into a chilled martini glass and top off with VOGA Italia Premium Sparkling.
  3. Garnish with a lime.

5 Cocktails to Celebrate the First Day of SummerTeeny Bikini Coffee Martini

  • 3 oz. RealBeanz Diet Cappuccino
  • 1 oz. vanilla vodka
  • ½ oz sugar syrup
  • Coffee beans to garnish


  1. Combine all ingredients together with cubed ice in a Boston and shake.
  2. Pour into a martini glass and garnish with coffee beans.

Beach Breeze

  • 3 oz. VOGA Italia Sparkling
  • .75 oz. Strawberry Liqueur
  • 2 oz. Strawberry Puree
  • 0.5 oz Lemon Juice
  • 1.5 Tsp. Sugar
  • Mint leaves for garnish


  1. Combine VOGA Italia Sparkling, strawberry liqueur, strawberry puree, lemon juice and sugar in a glass.
  2. Stir and garnish with mint.

5 Cocktails to Celebrate the First Day of SummerPool Party

  • 3 oz. Lemonade Sparkling ICE
  • 1 oz. white rum
  • Mint leaves
  • Lime


  1. Muddle mint leaves with rum.
  2. Strain and pour over ice.
  3. Top with Lemonade Sparkling ICE.
  4. Garnish with a fresh lime and mint leaves.

About RealBeanz:
Founded in 2010 in Brooklyn, New York, RealBeanz is a ready-to-drink gourmet iced coffee company combining premium-brewed beans and reduced-fat milk with functional ingredients such as vitamins and herbs.  Currently available in seven flavors and personalities – Cappuccino/Energize, Caramel/Focus, Vanilla Nut/Relax, Mocha/Resist, Diet Cappuccino/Trim & Fit, Cappuccino with Coconut Water/Refresh and Dark Roast with Coconut Water/Refresh.  Each variety aims to satisfy health-conscious consumers without the extra calories while helping to enhance their lifestyles.  For more information, please visit www.RealBeanz.com, “like” RealBeanz on Facebook and follow on Twitter @RealBeanz.

About Sparkling ICE:
Sparkling ICE has made a great tasting, refreshing, zero-calorie beverage Perfectly Possible™. Combining naturally flavored mountain spring water, fruit juice, vitamins and antioxidants, Sparkling ICE offers a bold flavored, lightly-carbonated beverage that appeals to all age groups. Available in eleven refreshing flavors: Black Raspberry, Orange Mango, Pink Grapefruit, Kiwi Strawberry, Coconut Pineapple, Pomegranate Blueberry, Peach Nectarine, Lemon Lime, Crisp Apple and new in 2014 Cherry Limeade and Strawberry Watermelon. Sparkling ICE Lemonades, launched in 2013, are available in six refreshing flavors: Classic Lemonade, Strawberry Lemonade, Raspberry Lemonade, Lemonade with Tea and new in 2014, Peach Lemonade and Mango Lemonade. Sparkling ICE can be found in retailers nationwide. Sparkling ICE is part of the TalkingRain family of beverages, and retails for $1.19-$1.29. To locate Sparking ICE, visit www.sparklingice.com.

About VOGA Italia Wine:
VOGA Italia hails from Italy, the country best known for producing some of the world’s best wine, as well as for its’ keen sense of style. VOGA Italia’s collection encompasses crisp, delicious wines thoughtfully packaged in a revolutionary designed bottle featuring a unique resealable cap. Since the company’s inception, VOGA has earned numerous awards and accolades for its sleek and sexy glass cylindrical bottle, presentation and most importantly taste.  The collection retails from $5.99 to $15.99 and includes Dolce Rosso, Pinot Grigio, Prosecco, Sparkling and Baby Sparkling. VOGA is available in hundreds of major cities in over 62 countries, and can be found in thousands of the world’s trendiest bars, restaurants and shops. Wherever, whenever, if you are drinking VOGA you are drinking IN Style. For more information on VOGA Italia wine, please visit: www.vogaitalia.com