Written by Win Salyards, Marketing Consultant at Heinz Marketing
What better way to close a year than to dance, listen to your favorite song, and pour a festive drink? Don’t believe it! So, if you are looking for inspiration for your celebration, we have put together our list of songs and drinks to welcome this new year. We wish you a happy new year. Check them out below:
Matt Haynes, President
Song: The sky is full of stars
Drink Pairing: Plantons (salary)
I’m generally not a Coldplay guy, but this song is great. Turn your radio to 11 and dance around your living room (and turn it back on!)
Maria Giukizas, Chief Operating Officer
Song: Let Go by Frou Frou
Drink Pairing: French 75 (with pomegranate to make it more festive)
This song and the entire album are good background music for celebrating New Year’s Eve. Connect with your favorite people, mix up a selection of 75 French languages, and just enjoy your company as you ring in the New Year.
Payal Parikh, Customer Handling Manager
Song: I see the light of tangle
Drink Pairing: Hot cocoa with mini marshmallow
The song encourages you to look ahead and makes you believe that the best in life is around you, and you just need to change your outlook and lift the mist.
Lisa Hey, Director of Business Operations
Song: Thank you, next – Ariana Grande
Drink Pairing: Raspberry Care Royal
This refreshing champagne cocktail will help you say “thank you, next” to 2021 in style. Until 2022!
Sheena McKinney, Executive Assistant to the President
Song: I Love God I Love People by Danny Jockey
Drink Pairing: bubbly thing!
Recipe: Pour some sparkling wine and add fresh fruit like pomegranate or berries
With everything that seems to be “broken” in the world, the chorus of this song seems very appropriate:
“You gotta keep it simple, keep it really simple, get everything back to zero” because it all comes back to this: I love God and I love people. We live in a world that keeps falling apart, but if we want to find a way to change it, it all comes down to this: I love God and I love people.. “
Cherie Singer, Business Development Manager
Song: In my life for the Beatles
Drink Pairing: Manhattan
Although it has nothing to do with New Year’s – it’s nostalgic and bittersweet about the past – it’s just a great song. Manhattan pairs well with everything!
Tom Swanson, Engagement Manager
Song: Still Alive by Aperture Science Psychoacoustic Laboratories
pairing drink: Sapporo
I’m still alive…and I hope you always welcome a cold beer.
Jimmy Montoya, Engagement Manager
Song: Put your records on – Rhett Momny
Drink Pairing: New York Pictures
Balance all your New Year’s Eve meals with this sour whiskey with a red wine float.
Brianna Lovequist, Marketing and Customer Services Operations Consultant
Song: Never stop believing – Journey
Drink Pairing: Clayton’s Holiday Margarita
Make it festive with this delicious tequila cocktail while you forget about 2021, and don’t stop believing that 2022 will be a better year…
Lauren Bensonsen, Senior Marketing Consultant
Song: Frank Sinatra – Fly Me to the Moon (In other words)
Drink Pairing: Dirty Martini
Recipe: Papa Aaron’s Way: Bones are dry (no vermouth), straight up, shaky – not stirred! with 2 olives
This combo evokes memories of my elegant grandfather Aaron as he circled my dazzling grandmother Eddie across the dance floor. Equestrian is not dead!
Michael Wozniuk, Marketing Consultant
Song: You make my dreams – Hall & Oates
Drink Pairing: Pomegranate Mojito
Love a classic song and a fun drink to ring in the New Year!
Carly Bauer, Marketing Consultant
Song: Lazy Song – Bruno Mars
Drink Pairing: Spiced cranberry margarita recipe
Whether it’s the end of the day or the end of the year, we all need a good drink and a lazy day.
Rachel Deginger, Marketing Consultant
Song: Dancing Queen of Abba
Drink Pairing: bee knees
Not usually a New Year’s song, but when I think of a song that my friends and I will always dance to and sing with, it’s top of the list! My Cocktail is a 1920s poem! Prohibition era drink.
Cameron Katozzi, Marketing Consultant
Song: Feeling good – Michael Buble
Drink Pairing: apple cider old fashioned
The classic song paired with this classic drink is my favorite way to ring in the new year!
Brittany Liu, Marketing Consultant
Song: 22- Taylor Swift
Drink Pairing: sparkling apple juice
Not quite the classic song, but it sounded relevant in the New Year.
Fouz Saliards, Marketing Consultant
Song: Don’t touch me – idle
Drink Pairing: Spicy Habanero Ginger Beer Margarita
It’s been a year, the hell, two years, so why not take it out with a bang? This song from IDLES is an absolute hit with a great message, and with such a fiery cocktail, it’s sure to kick off in 2022!