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How the Pandemic Helped Me Discover Low-Alcohol Drinks and ‘Alcohol Alternatives'

18 days ago   |   By Vine Pair

“Is it cocktail hour yet?”
When my 4-year-old daughter shouted this across the playground late last summer, I didn't know whether to be relieved (now I wouldn't have to pry her away from the swings) or mortified ?
I felt a momentary twang of embarrassment, not only because of the side-eye I felt from the other moms, but because I started to question how much I looked forward to cocktail hour, a new family tradition initiated by my husband. At 5 o'clock or so, everyone got their beverage and we enjoyed them together on the porch. My husband's go-to was vodka , grape juice, and a splash of...
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