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Like brighter days and blossoming fruit trees, a beautiful brunch spread is a herald of springtime and warmer days to come. From classic Mimosas and freshly brewed coffee to batched cocktails and a Bloody Mary bar, the beverage options abound. Here are some essentials to help you set the table. After all, brunch without drinks is just breakfast.

Verve Culture Artisan Citrus Juicer

Fresh-squeezed juice immediately levels up any drink it’s added to, so why not squeeze easy? This classic press-style citrus juicer from Verve Culture is lightweight but extra sturdy, made from recycled aluminum and cast by hand, to quickly crush any citrus placed within its metal jaws. Make quick work of fresh Mimosas or add a splash of citrus to multiple cocktails. $150,

Cortado Thermo Cup

There will be no mistaking mugs with these colorful little cortado cups from Pantone, providing each guest a unique shade. Though coffee is a brunch non-negotiable, with a bevy of beverages already adorning the table, we like the smaller size of these almost 6.5-ounce ceramic cups for short pours or espresso. $18-20/each,

Mason Modern Melamine Serving Platter

What’s brunch without a Bloody Mary? And what’s a Bloody Mary without an absurd amount of condiments and garnishes? Let guests construct their own with a spread of all the essentials, from olives and celery to pickles and peppers. This shatter-proof melamine serving tray is made of six separate dishes that can nest side by side or be passed around individually. $59.50,

Heath Ceramics Large Pitcher

From pouring fresh juice to mixing up a batch of cocktails, a serving pitcher is a must-have on any brunch table. With a matte finish and gradient glaze, this handmade pitcher—crafted at the Heath Clay Studio in LA—mirrors the morning sky itself. It can hold up to 80 ounces, and the elongated, half-moon spout means no drips on the table. $387,

IVV Italian Retro Cocktail Glasses

Swap out standard Champagne flutes for something with a little more character, like these colorful, retro-inspired goblets from IVV—makers of handcrafted blown glass in Tuscany since 1952. Available in four colors, the 8-ounce goblets can accommodate multiple beverage options, from sparkling wine to cocktails. And they’re dishwasher-safe to boot. $65/set of 2,

Stagg Double Wall Carafe

Keep coffee refills within arm’s reach and piping hot with this double-walled carafe from the coffee fanatics at Fellow. Blown from borosilicate glass for extra durability, it keeps 20 ounces of coffee nice and warm while the exterior is cool enough to pass around the table. Make pour-over coffee directly into the carafe—with guidance from the ratio dots—or simply fill with your preferred style of brew. $50,

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