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Backyard Picnic Menu

Take the humble picnic to the next level with a chic seasonal menu pairing delicous snacks with crisp white wines, refreshing beers and cool cocktails.

At last, it’s warm. Rejoice by gathering friends for stylish drinks and a picnic in your backyard. Most of these recipes for tapas-style food can be made ahead and served cold or at room temperature. Set out a spread on an outdoor table or keep it ultra casual by laying out a picnic blanket. We love this iconic Hudson’s Bay Collection Multi Stripe Point Blanket (shown above). Made from 100-percent woven wool, it’s soft and cozy to the touch but rugged enough for outdoor use. Just sit back and enjoy an afternoon of snacks matched with the right beer, wine and cocktails.

Start with devilled eggs — always a hit at parties. We've dressed them up four ways — smoky, aromatic, savoury and rich — inspired by cuisine from different corners of the world. Balance the flavours of these eggs-gone-global with Monkey Bay Sauvignon Blanc, an aromatic and flavourful white with citrus and herbaceious notes.

Set the vibe with our picnic playlist