Summer Essential: Wine Botas For Perfect Picnic Drinks Service

Add a touch of rustic class to your next trip to the park.


Photo by Plamen Petrov

Drinking wine in the park is one of the season's great pleasures, but shlepping bottles and surreptitiously pouring them into plastic cups can ruin the vibe. Instead, try a bota. This traditional leather-sided Spanish vessel stylishly hauls up to a liter (about a bottle and a third) of your favorite vintage and makes serving it as easy as squeezing a squirt-top bottle.

Bota by Jesús Blasco, $50, from


Photo by Plamen Petrov

By Rob Willey

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