Best Bet: Chill Out


Fourth of July weekend is rapidly approaching, which means most of New York will be congregating at rooftop barbecues or park cookouts. This glass chiller carafe from Sur La Table provides a portable alternative to lugging around an old-school cooler. Just stow the base in the freezer the night before, pop the carafe on at the barbecue, and your white wine or sangria will stay cool for four hours (without getting watered down with ice cubes). After grilling season ends, the carafe can be used without the base for pouring red wine.

$59.95 at Sur La Table or online.