Take the party outside with these easy menu ideas and portable wines. We'll tell you what to get to make it all happen.
Why do we love boxed wine? Because ... it's four bottles in one; it's sturdy and portable; it stays fresh for weeks; and it's perfect for tailgating. Plus, if you have any leftover after the party, it's great for cooking.
Easy Tailgate Menu:
Hy-Vee Gourmet Sliders & Buns
Hy-Vee wing trays
Hy-Vee Short Cuts carrots & celery
Hy-Vee kettle chips
Boxed wine of your choice
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Some of your favorite go-to table wines are available in cans, which are easy to grab for impromptu picnics—no bottle opener or glasses required. Remember, there's two glasses of wine in each 12-ounce can.
Impromptu Picnic Menu:
Hy-Vee chicken salad from the deli
Hy-Vee mini croissants
Hy-Vee Short Cuts grapes and cheese
Hy-Vee Short Cuts carrots and celery
Canned wine of your choice (when in doubt, reach for Rosé)
We still can't believe we made this beautiful board with just 4 value items. Add to that your favorite screw cap wines for no-fuss entertaining.
Columbus Charcuterie Sampler
Hy-Vee Party Tray Cheese
Plus: Screw cap wine of your choice. We used Castillo San Simón, available at Hy-Vee.
Also see, 6 Insider Tips for Making a Charcuterie Board ... for Cheap.