This week Janine Ratcliffe catches up with olive’s drinks writer Hannah Guinness to share tips and inspiration for what to drink now sunny days are here again.


Bonus episode

Listen to Hannah Guinness share her summer drink tips and tricks:

Try our summer cocktails here:

Piña colada

Best drunk in the sun on holiday, piña coladas really are the bee's knees. Transport yourself to the tropics by recreating our perfect recipe at home.

Piña colada cocktail in a glass, with pineapple wedge garnish

Sex on the beach

This cocktail sings of summer – simply mix vodka with peach schnapps, orange juice and cranberry juice.

Sex on the beach cocktail in glass with orange slice

Mai tai

If you’re feeling fruity, make this tropical cocktail made with two types of rum, orange curacao, almond syrup and lime juice. Perfect with a pineapple wedge.

Two mai tai cocktails topped with fresh mint

Paloma cocktail

The perfect refresher for the summer months, check out this light and breezy tequila cocktail featuring agave syrup and grapefruit.

Two peach-coloured cocktails in short glasses with salted rims and a wedge of grapefruit

Banana daiquiri

Transport yourself to a sunny beach with this fruity daiquiri cocktail, bursting with tropical and summery flavours including banana and white rum.

A banana daiquiri cocktail with fresh banana on the side


Janine Ratcliffe Portrait
Janine RatcliffeFood director
Hannah Guinness olive magazine portrait
Hannah GuinnessSub editor and drinks writer

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