2 of 4Photo: Caitlin Bensel; Food Styling: Mary Claire Britton; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
A splash of beet juice not only mellows out bitter Italian Campari, but also gives this aperitif an alluring earthy undertone and a deep purple hue. Serve with olives and cheese for your most sophisticated beachside happy hour yet.
Chareau, from Camarillo, California, proves that aloe isn't just for sun-burns. The cucumber-and aloe-based aperitif can be sipped straight or added to cocktails (we suggest a paloma) for a bright, botanical edge. $47; chareau.us