Now is the time to take advantage of dining in the great outdoors. We love the idea of taking outdoor dining and keeping it fine dining. Hobnob’s last post about picnics covered Stylish Picnic Baskets, Blankets, Dishes, and Cutlery. In this post we focus on the beverage portion of the outdoor excursion with seven beautiful and functional picks. Investing in one of these will keep you eco-friendly and eliminate wasteful paper or plastic alternatives from your repertoire. For ideas on picnic drinks to go check out the Mixology section of Hobnob.

Picnic Drinks To Go Stelton Erik Magnussen Thermo Jug

Stelton Erik Magnussen Thermo Jug

I’ve only thought of this beautiful, classic design for indoor entertaining, but the EM77 vacuum jug is great for on-the-go jaunts as well. It boasts a unique rocker stopper designed by Erik Magnussen which automatically closes when the jug is upright. It’s insulated to keep your beverage hot or cold. A screw cap to keep things nicely sealed when en route. Shown in Lavender on the left, with 11 other color choices. Holds 33.8 oz. Hand wash only. 5.31” D x 12.20” H. $67.95

Picnic Drinks To Go Byta Bottle

Byta Bottle

I love the gorgeous, intense color of this to-go bottle It is unbreakable stainless steel insulated with a double wall, and a wooden screw-on cap with a silicone carry ring. Byta is BPA-free and toxin free. You can also get a matching cup with shatter proof lid. Holds 20 oz. Straws sold separately.Bottle, $31.; 20 oz cup $34; Straw (2-pack) $5.

Picnic Drinks To Go Rifle Paper Co. Wild Rose

Rifle Paper Co. Wild Rose

The Rifle Paper Co has added its signature prints on Corkcicle bottles and cups. They are triple-insulated for keeping your favorite hot or cold beverage at the temparature you like. Keeps drinks chilled for up to 25 hours or warm for up to 12 hours. Pattern shown is Wild Rose. $37.95 The 12-ounce stemless wine cup (shown above) features shatter-proof and spill resistant clear lid. Keeps drinks chilled for 9 hours or warm for 3 hours. $29.95 Also comes in a 16-ounce tumbler, $34.95

Picnic Drinks To Go Georg Jensen SKY Hip Flask

Georg Jensen SKY Hip Flask

If you are looking to add a little “extra” ingredient on the go, then do it in superlative George Jenson style. This jewel is small enough to be slipped into a pocket or small satchel. Scandinavian designer Aurelien Barbry’s Sky Hip Flask was inspired by the organic shapes of clouds. Ergonomically designed, this stainless steel designer flask boasts a mirror polished surface with the tactile, natural leather strap. 1.1” x 3” x 5.71” $69.

Picnic Drinks To Go Hip Bottle by Karim Rashid

Hip Bottle

Designer Karim Rashid has added his signature aesthetic to the Hip company’s water bottle, reminiscent of a hip flask. Hip Bottle is ultra lightweight and has a twist-top cap for leak-free carrying. The sensual silicone covering protects the bottle and gives it a nice soft grip. Made of BPA and BPS-free Tritan plastic. The silicone carrying loop allows it to be toted by hand or attached to a bag, belt, or backpack. Holds 22 oz. 4.8” x 2” x 7.25” $15.

Picnic Drinks To Go EQUA Mismatch Water Bottle

EQUA Mismatch Water Bottle with Faux Leather Cover

This BPA FREE bottle makes a big fashion statement. Comes with a faux leather casing, which makes it nice to hold. Designed to be 100% leak proof. Holds 25 oz. Made in Europe. Available in seven colors. $34.

Picnic Drinks To Go Hay Sowdenn Bottle

Hay Sowden Bottle

The Sowden Bottle hosts a lovely minimalist design in an array of subtle color combinations. Designed by George Sowden for Hay, it is crafted in stainless steel with a plastic screw lid, and is suitable for hot or cold drinks. Available in two sizes and five color combinations. Hand wash only. 12 oz, $35.; 17 oz, $40.