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Wine, Spirits & Beverage Gifts 2014 - Wine, Spirits & Beverage Gift Guide for 2014

By Lawrence Davis

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Stella Artois Introduces Limited-Edition Swarovski Crystal Chalice

Stella Artois Crystal Chalice

Description: More than six centuries ago, Stella Artois was masterfully crafted as a gift to the people of Leuven, Belgium for the holidays. Every year, Stella Artois pauses to remember this occasion, and this year, we’ve chosen to celebrate the season with a limited-edition Crystal Chalice adorned with Swarovski elements. This holiday season, Swarovski adds a special sparkle to the classic Stella Artois Chalice. The Chalice pays homage to Stella Artois’ 600 year-old brewing heritage and the Belgian tradition of crafting glasses specifically for beer, making the Crystal Chalice the optimal gift for the beer connoisseurs on your list. A very limited quantity of the Crystal Chalice is available for purchase at Fancy for $500. For a supreme holiday drinking experience, enjoy the Crystal Chalice and Stella Artois poured from the limited-edition holiday bottle.

Price: $500.00 Visit the Website

EUROCAVE SOWINE HOME WINE BAR (SILVER TRIM DOOR)

EuroCave Home Wine Bar

Description: A Bit of Wine brings you the EuroCave SoWine Home Wine Bar that chills and preserves opened wine up to 10 days! Just place an uncorked bottle inside, close the door, slide EuroCave's patented vacuum cylinder over the bottle neck, and set the desired temperature. No stoppers, pumps, or gases required. The EuroCave preservation system is all you need. Exclusive vacuum technology chills and preserves wine for up to 10 days 2 independent compartments* can preserve red and white wines at their respective serving temperatures for by-the-glass enjoyment. Self-setting controls with indicator lights confirm vacuum seal and temperature Can also chill unopened wine bottles** Contemporary design complements any kitchen or entertainment area Size: 20-1/2"H (with cylinders up) / 18"H (with cylinders down) x 9-3/4"W x 9-3/4"D

Price: $412.95 Visit the Website

2010 BV Georges De Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

A bottle of the 2010 Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon made by Beaulieu Vineyard in Napa Valley

Description: Beaulieu Vineyard in Napa Valley has crafted high-end Cabernet Sauvignon for more than 100 years. The 2010 BV Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon they’ve made for almost 75 years straight. Often referred to as “GDL,” the wine has received 90+ points from acclaimed wine reviewers for the past five years. GDL has aromas of crushed blackberries, dark cherries, bittersweet chocolate and violet take center stage here, while nuances of toffee and toasted oak spice linger on the palate from aging in 100% new French oak barrels. GDL is ready to drink today, perfectly paired with grilled red meats, duck or sausages. Or for the collector, it’s great for cellaring, too.

Price: $135.00 Visit the Website

Charter Oak's Award-Winning Wine In Four Holiday Special Sets

Charter Oak 2010 Monte Rosso

Description: Whether you're presenting a bottle of one of Charter Oak's delicious red varietals to the holiday party hostess or purchasing a few bottles for your own special dinner, these award-winning wines fit into every holiday event. Nestled in the heart of Napa Valley, Charter Oak boasts highly rated Zinfandels and blends. Their holiday specials include the Guido Duet, Holiday Trio, Big Bold Reds and the Holiday Rock Star Red Collection. Sets range in price from $133 - $302.

Price: $133.00 to $302.00 Visit the Website

Beluga Gold Line Vodka: A Gift Of Distinction

Beluga Gold Line Vodka: A Gift of Distinction

Description: Beluga Gold Line has limited distribution, in which every bottle has its own serial number. Harmonious and solemnly noble is this vodka – the result of the persistent artistic endeavors of our technologists, samplers and blend masters. All ingredients in Beluga Gold Line – including water from the purest Siberian Artesian sources and Beluga’s trademark malt spirit – undergo filtration five times. After all Beluga Gold Line takes “rest” for 90 days. Lactose, essence of rice and extract of rhodiola rosea soften the taste, enabling the drinker to sense the product’s very deepest and finest, barely perceptible gustatory shades. Yet another special feature of Beluga Gold Line is its unique cork “Camus”, created with ecologically clean materials and stopped with sealing wax. Every bottle is ac- companied by a special, stylish and convenient little ham- mer for cleaning the sealing wax. Beluga Gold Line is the embodiment of luxury and solemnity. In all restaurants where Beluga Gold Line is sold, there is an exclusive ceremony when serving of the drink. This usually takes three parts: Presentation, Opening and the actual Serving. This ritual underlines the noble heritage of Beluga Gold Line. Beluga Gold Line is a unique product, created in the most ecologically clean region of Russia, in Siberia, on the foundation of exceptionally natural ingredients and the cleanest artesian water. Born in Siberia, Beluga Gold Line has triumphed in the global alcohol market and become an international symbol of quality and luxury.

Price: $129.00 Visit the Website

Red And Wine Hamper From Flora2000

Red and Wine Hamper from Flora2000

Description: Remember that special someone with this enticing hamper featuring Eastpoint Cellar's Cabernet Sauvignon which has rich cherry and current aromas and a classic toasty vanilla finish and Vintners Path Sauvignon Blanc which has hints of citrus and eucalyptus that create an enjoyable and lingering finish. These two wines arrive in a canvas tote with a wine stopper and several Wine Country favorites including sea salt & olive oil, crackers, asiago cheese spread, mozzarella cheese swirls, Italian pralines and garlic & herb dip mix. There may be close substitutions due to product unavailability.

Price: $99.98 Visit the Website

Personalized Etched Wine

Custom Etched Wine by Etching Expressions

Description: Etched wine bottles are a unique and personalized keepsake. Carefully hand-made by our team of skilled artisans, each bottle is an individualized work of art. The process of creating your one-of-a-kind gift starts with the selection of a great wine and an outstanding design. Your personalized text makes your selections truly unique and memorable. After we receive your order, we take your selected design and personalized text and imprint it to a stencil-like material called a mask. We remove one or more of the labels from the bottle of your choice and apply the mask. The bottle is then sand carved (similar to sand blasting) in a highly specialized process to create a deep etched recess. Your bottle is then hand-painted by our team of talented artists. Finally we perform a quality check, carefully pack your bottle and send it on its way.

Price: $65.00 to $250.00 Visit the Website

Subscription Cocktail Club

Tequila Cocktail Kit

Description: Crafted Taste is a premier subscription cocktail club. We ship everything you need to make delicious cocktails at home, straight to your door every month! With our monthly subscription service and individual kits, we deliver the best cocktails created by top bartenders from around the world. Members get to discover a new drink, master the prep, and play around with the unique ingredients included in each box. Award winning liquors, artisanal mixers, small batch syrups and other high quality ingredients are proudly featured in our kits. Every kit will contain all the ingredients needed to create the featured cocktail at home, along with a recipe card, additional classic cocktail recipes, and recommended food pairings. No searching for obscure ingredients or stopping by the grocery store on the way home. We do the work and leave you the fun part. Crafted Taste is all about learning, experimenting, and sharing cocktails, so each kit will include full sized ingredients. We want you to master the recipe, while growing your home bar at the same time (and maybe getting a bit sauced). We know you love craft cocktails, but you also love sharing drinks with friends and loved ones. We've got you covered. We offer monthly subscriptions, as well as gift subscriptions and individual kit sales.

Price: $65.00 to $130.00 Visit the Website

Balblair Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Balblair is the Perfect Gift for Any Scotch Drinker

Description: Balblair Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is a unique gift for any collector or connoisseur as it is the only distillery that exclusively releases vintage whisky. What makes one bottling of Balblair differ from another is the time the whisky spends in the cask and the composition of the casks themselves. While all Balblair vintages maintain core characteristics, each has its own distinct favor captured from the moment in time it was laid in the cask and its long maturation. John MacDonald, Balblair's Distillery Manager, handpicks each vintage and only releases them when they're at the peak of their perfection. Each Balblair bottle is presented in a sophisticated display box which beautifully portrays the distillery's surrounding area. Balblair is a perfect gift for any scotch drinker who wants to celebrate or commemorate a certain year and it will capture the moment you want to remember forever this holiday season.

Price: $59.99 to $64.99 Visit the Website

Piper-Heidsieck Roseé Sauvage Champagne

Piper-Heidsieck Rosé Sauvage

Description: Founded in 1785, Champagne Piper-Heidsieck is one of the oldest Champagne Houses created by Florens-Louis Heidsieck in Reims, France. A cloth merchant by trade, Heidsieck became involved in winemaking at an early age and showed a unique talent. He developed rigorous quality standards and insisted only the best grapes be used in his Champagnes. His attention to detail enabled him to create an outstanding champagne that was highly recognized, dedicating one of his champagnes to Queen Marie-Antoinette, he was granted the honor of personally presenting her with a bottle. The wines of Champagne Piper-Heidsieck are still highly recognized today. Piper-Heidsieck Rosé Sauvage – French for “wild rose” – is the Audrey Hepburn of ultra high-end champagnes. Specially packaged for Valentine’s day in a lenticular-printed box featuring cascading rose petals, the Champagne’s notes of black cherry, black currant, pink grapefruit and blood orange are offset by a lingering, spice-tinged finish. It provides the perfect compliment to holiday-appropriate aphrodisiac offerings including sushi, oysters and red fruit desserts.

Price: $55.00 to $60.00 Visit the Website

Champagne Gifts From Henri's Reserve Or Exquisite Family Estate Champagnes

Creative Champagne Gifts from Henri's Reserve

Description: Henri's Reserve (HenrisReserve.com) is a curated e-boutique of nearly impossible to find Family Estate Champagnes, creative gifts and "first time" bubbly experiences. Family Estate Champagnes are the darlings of the toughest wine critics and are featured on the wine lists of the world's most celebrated restaurants (French Laundry, Per Se, Gary Danko, NOMA, etc...). Unlike mass produced Champagnes that make millions of cases a year (e.g. Veuve Clicquot, Moet), the Family Estate Champagnes on our site reflect the terroir of France's finest private estates, the artistry of the winemakers, and the legacies of the families behind them. (Visit HenrisReserve.com for exquisite Champagnes, Tasting Samplers (aka Champagne Tasting "Parties in a Box", Champagne Clubs, Gift Certificates etc....) Concierge Service @ 855.999.8036 / [email protected]

Price: $50.00 to $1,500.00 Visit the Website

Moët Rosé Imperial Black Tie Gift Box

Moët Imperial Black Tie Gift Box

Description: Moet & Chandon Rose Imperial is and extrovert and seductive example of the house's style. It boasts a combination of all three Champagne grapes in noticeable amounts, giving it intensity, subtlety and consistency. TASTING NOTES On the eye, there is a glowing pink color with tones of red and purple. On the nose, there is an intense aroma of red berries, roses and hawthorn. On the palate, Moet & Chandon Rose Imperial is fleshy and juicy, with a firm and subtle herbal finish. PAIRING This pairs well with seafood, red meat and red berries. The food should be intense in aroma, flavor and color.

Price: $49.95 Visit the Website

West|280 IOpener Sturdy IPhone Case With Built In Bottle Opener

black iopener

Description: West|280 iOpener Case - $39.99 Retail price --Hammer Tough, Light, Thin, SLEEK and FUNCTIONAL iPhone case with built in bottle opener. Who doesn't have their iPhone with them at all times? Most of us do. When it is time for those summer parties, tailgating, events, or just a night out at the pub - With the West|280 iOpener you can now bring the party with you wherever your iPhone goes! Pop open everybody's beer bottles with your very own West|280 iOpener and watch the reaction. You will be the hit of the party not to mention, it's a great conversation piece! A multi-fuctional protective case for America's fastest growing mobile phone - the iPhone is one part iPhone case, one part bottle opener. The iOpener held up to the hammer test! It is a very strong case and the bottle opener is very discreet. It simply slides out when you need it and slides back in when not being used. Also comes with a free personal mobile APP, BevConX. This app can record what drink you open, when and where. You can add beverages, see openings on map view and attach songs from iTunes to the opening action! Every part of this product is packaged and manufactured in the USA!

Price: $39.95 Visit the Website

Classic Cocktails Bar Set

Excellent for hosting or simply relaxing

Description: Mix martinis with ease. Concoct cosmopolitans on a whim. This bar set makes creating your own classic cocktails a breeze. Equip the home bar with everything needed to get the party started. Our bar set is made to commercial standards for bars and restaurants. Includes a Quart Sized Mason Jar Shaker, Double Jigger, Cocktail Strainer, Cocktail Stir Spoon, Hardwood Muddler, Ice Tongs and two Liqueur Pour Spouts. This set makes a great gift to complete a bachelor pad, celebrate a wedding or birthday, or how about throwing your own speakeasy, classic cocktail mixology party? Use our PDF mixing guide featuring 24 easy to make favorites to help you get started.

Price: $32.00 Visit the Website

Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum

Photo Credit Jenny Adams, Freelance

Description: Mount Gay Rum recently announced a new addition to its portfolio: Mount Gay Black Barrel (SRP: $29.99), in celebration of the its 310th anniversary. Black Barrel is a small batch, hand-crafted rum, that is finished in charred bourbon oak barrels resulting in a delicious sipping rum - more of a bourbon whiskey rather than the rum you might be used to, but also exceptional in simple, classic cocktails.

Price: $29.99 Visit the Website

Mason Shaker Cocktail Shaker From ONWARD RESERVE

Mason Shaker Cocktail Shaker

Description: Inspired by the classic southern icon, the Mason Jar, the Mason Shaker is a unique four-piece Mason Jar cocktail shaker that harkens to American eras past. Material: Glass Size: 32 Ounces Available at: www.onwardreserve.com or call 888-543-5022 For more information about ONWARD RESERVE, please visit their website, www.onwardreserve.com. Follow them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @ONWARDRESERVE.

Price: $29.95 Visit the Website

Beluga Noble Russian Vodka: A Gift Of Excellence

Beluga Noble Russian Vodka: A Gift of Excellence

Description: Beluga Noble Russian Vodka is refined in every way, down to every detail. Thanks to our unique production technology, including both innovations and centuries-old traditions, the flavor of Beluga Noble has acquired an irreproducible smoothness. All the ingredients of Beluga Noble pass through a strict system of purification and filtration, which guarantees the maximum level of purity and quality in the final product. At last Beluga Noble “rests” for 30 days. The special malt spirit and cleanest water from Siberian Artesian wells guarantee a smooth, rich flavor. The refined design of our bottle with hand-made elements perfectly reflects the nobility of Beluga Noble. On every one of our bottles you will find one important feature – a small Beluga fish, traditionally fitted by hand, making every bottle unique. Beluga Noble Russian vodka is produced in the very heart of Siberia – a region, which is by right acknowledged as one of the most ecologically clean in Russia. Precisely the purity of the Siberian Artesian waters and the naturalness of all other Beluga Noble components to a large extent explain our choice of geographical location and make our Beluga vodka the absolute leader in the Russian alcohol market. Beluga. Made with pride.

Price: $29.00 Visit the Website

Avignonesi Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano 2010

Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2010

Description: The typical color of Vino Nobile is medium ruby red, depending on the blend. It is medium to full-bodied and the aroma profile is characterized by typical Sangiovese fruit, such as red and black cherries, fresh plums and berries, which are underlined by an earthy, forest floor character. The taste is smooth and elegant with silky tannins and a long lingering persistence. In essence, its tasting profile can be summed up by the word “noble” (in Italian, nobile), which captures its refined, gentle, purebred nature.

Price: $29.00 Visit the Website

Caorunn Handcrafted Scottish Gin

Caorunn- Super Premium Small Batch Scottish Gin

Description: Caorunn is a handcrafted Scottish Gin. Artisanal from start to finish, Caorunn is an adventure in itself. Five handpicked Celtic and six traditional gin botanicals are infused to perfection in the world's only working Copper Berry Chamber on Speyside, resulting in a modern London Dry style gin with a crisp aromatic taste. With its fruity, floral notes evoking the Scottish Highlands, Caorunn Gin invites discerning drinkers to celebrate individuality and creativity. Enjoy Caorunn Gin- an aromatic adventure.

Price: $28.99 Visit the Website

2010 Don Miguel Gascon Mendoza Malbec Reserva

2010 Don Miguel Gascon Mendoza Malbec Reserva

Description: Layers of complexity unfold on the palate through the distinctive flavors of Don Miguel Gascon Reserva Malbec. Ripe notes of blackberry and plum excite the taste buds as they meld with integrated hints brown spice. Well-structured with round tannins, this wine culminates in a long finish. Winemaking Notes: The grapes for our Don Miguel Gascón 2010 Reserva Malbec were harvested by hand in the early morning hours in mid to late April from the high elevation vineyards of Altamira, Agrelo and Tupungato, then crushed and cold soaked for 72 to 96 hours. The juice maintained contact with the skins for three weeks through the end of fermentation, which occurred in upright conical tanks at 85˚F for six days. Malolactic fermentation was completed prior to racking and aging. Sixty-five percent of the wine was aged for 15 months in a combination of medium toast French and American oak barriques.

Price: $25.00 Visit the Website

Vino Vault Wine Cryptex - Brain Teaser Puzzle

Vino Vault Wine Cryptex - Treasure Hunt Adventure for Wine

Description: Now a unique way to gift wine or spirits! Tired of the same old metallic paper bag? When giving a bottle, why not send them off on a treasure hunt adventure, ala Da Vinci Code style, where the prize is wine. Fun entertainment is in store for both you and the person receiving it. Vino Vault turns any ordinary gift of wine into a fun and memorable experience. Choose and set up your own personal five letter code word. Resetting the code is simple and our website has step by step video instructions as well as a CODE BANK of possible five letter words that you might consider. Lock your bottle inside. Be creative in designing your own clues. Deliver them by phone, email, or in any imaginative way you can think of. The game could last an evening, a month, or longer. Clues can be obscure or obvious. Time the delivery of an easy clue to allow the code to be cracked on a birthday or any special occasion. Vino Vault fits many standard wine bottles. The maximum bottle size is: 3-1/4” diameter by 11-3/4” height. Easy to read instructions and a Bottle Size Template are included.

Price: $25.00 Visit the Website

Ole Smoky Moonshine For Dad!

Ole Smoky's Original Moonshine

Description: Available in 49 states plus Canada and retails at around $25 a jar, it’s a great gift for all of the men in your life – and the perfect thing to serve at your Father’s Day BBQ. Treat dear old dad to a little homemade libation while he mans the grill! About Ole Smoky® Tennessee Moonshine®: Currently, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine nationally retails ten flavors of moonshine made using authentic East Tennessee recipes, jarred and shipped directly from the company’s famed Gatlinburg distillery. The Ole Smoky Moonshine™ distillery, known as The Holler™, is America’s most visited distillery and produces the brand’s signature flavors. Original Moonshine, White Lightnin’™, Moonshine Cherries™, Peach Moonshine, Apple Pie Moonshine™, Blackberry Moonshine, Strawberry Moonshine, Lemon Drop Moonshine™ and Charred Moonshine™ are available selectively in 49 states and Canada. Pineapple Moonshine is available in Tennessee, California and Hawaii only. Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine can be found at local retailers and is sampled and sold at some of the biggest music and sporting events in the country. True to its roots, each Ole Smoky Moonshine flavor is born from the hand-crafted recipes of the Tennessee families who have been filling moonshine jars and jugs in the Smoky Mountains for more than a century.

Price: $25.00 Visit the Website

Glam Gift Packaging

Glam Presentation Gifts To Present Champagne, Wine, Sparkling Juices, Gift cards, Money, Jewelry & MORE!

Description: Corky Koutures "Glamour Galore Collection" is a fun, glam and surprising way to gift a bottle of wine, champagne, liquor, sparkling juices, gift cards, money, jewelry & more. Ones gifting and personalization options are bound only by ones imagination in Corky Koutures hassle free, customizable or regiftable all inclusive presentation package. No tape or scissors necessary, Corky Kouture is perfect for Anniversaries, Bachelorette Parties, Birthdays, Bridal (Bride & Groom Gift, Brides Maids, Maid Of Honor, Mothers Of Bride & Groom, Guest Gifts, Decorative Pieces,) Corporate Gifting,Christmas Gifts, Debutantes, Ladies Clubs, New Baby Girl Arrivals ,Sweet 16, Pampered Princess Parties, Proposals, and everything in between! Corky Kouture has got your celebration in the bag!

Price: $24.99 to $39.99 Visit the Website

Balls Of Steel Whiskey Chillers

Balls of Steel Whiskey Chillers with a Cause

Description: Balls of Steel™ are whiskey drink chillers with a unique cause. They have the ability to shift your drink down to a more desirable temperature and maintain the delicate flavor balance of whiskey and other robust spirits. Whiskeys have incredibly complexed flavor, the difficulty lies in the relationship between preserving the subtle flavor elements while chilling to the perfect temperature. Using Balls of Steel whiskey coolers provides boosted flavors, and creates a truly unique experience. The enjoyable experience is made possible by the perfect drop in temperature and preservation of subtle flavors which ice normally destroys. By using Balls of Steel you're also contributing to putting an end to testicular cancer. It's natural to speak about our cause while using or gifting these whiskey chillers and 15 percent of all profit goes directly to funding testicular cancer cure research.

Price: $24.99 Visit the Website

Balls Of Steel, The Premium Whisky Coolers With A Cause

Balls of Steel

Description: One in 250 men will be diagnosed with testicular cancer at some point in their life. OriginalBOS is committed to fighting the disease, putting their money where their balls are by donating 15 percent of all of profits to testicular cancer research. Its premium whiskey coolers, Balls of Steel, are designed with proprietary Arctic Core™ technology, which offers a fast, long-lasting chill, without diluting the drink, ultimately preserving the low notes of the whiskey. So confident in its technology, the company has posted lab results against other drink chillers. Unlike whiskey stones, which pickup freezer odors and are heavy, Balls of Steel are extremely lightweight. The set packs as much cooling power as six ice cubes, with each ball weighing a mere ½ ounce. Balls of Steel are available now for $24.99 on www.originalbos.com.

Price: $24.99 Visit the Website

Take Your Time And Enjoy Your Wine – Air Cork

Air Cork in use

Description: Air Cork is the perfect gift for those who enjoy wine. Either on its own, or as the ideal complement to a bottle of wine, any wine enthusiast would be happy to receive this handy and simple to use wine preserver. Air Cork protects wine from oxidation, providing an airtight seal no matter how much wine is left in the bottle. Simply lower the balloon end into the bottle until just at the top surface of the wine. As you then easily pump, the balloon floats and seals itself to the side of the bottle. To remove, squeeze the valve until the balloon completely deflates. You can keep it stored in its convenient accompanying pouch and take it out for use again and again. Available online at aircork.com.

Price: $24.95 Visit the Website

Licor 43

Licor 43 750mL Bottle

Description: A perfect gift for your holiday hostess, this smooth Spanish liqueur is comprised of 43 ingredients and displays notes of vanilla and citrus. Given its versatility, Licor 43 can be transformed into something everyone can enjoy. From a red holiday sangria to an after dinner drink over ice, Licor 43 can even turn into a great-tasting late night shot - the Licor 43 Mini Beer. This shot goes down sweet and smooth - with hints of vanilla and citrus - making it enjoyable for men and women alike. Made with Licor 43 and a dash of cream to add the “foam head,” this cute mini brew is perfect for the holidays.

Price: $21.99 Visit the Website

Berentzen Bushel & Barrel

Berentzen Bushel & Barrel

Description: Since 1758, Berentzen has had a rich history as the premier spirits producer in Europe. Based in Germany and known for their fruit liqueurs, Berentzen USA is now making a bigger splash in the USA. Berentzen Bushel & Barrel, Kentucky Straight bourbon whiskey combined with sweet apple liqueur, creates an unparalleled taste that all gift recipients of legal drinking age are sure to love.

Price: $21.99 Visit the Website

PackIt Freezable Wine Cooler

Keep wine cool while on the go with the PackIt Freezable Wine Cooler

Description: The PackIt freezable wine cooler is the coolest wine cooler on th emarket -- literally. The Double Wine Cooler fits 2 bottles and includes a removable divider, and the interior mesh pocket is perfect for a wine opener. Simply store the cooler in your freezer for a 12 hour period, pack with the items you want to keep cool and enjoy! PackIt's patented freezable gel-liner will keep your Chardonay cool – for up to 10 hours!

Price: $19.99 Visit the Website

2011 Louis M. Martini Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

2011 Louis M. Martini Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

Description: Our Louis M. Martini Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of the unique characteristics of each vineyard, creating a superbly balanced Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine has flavors of black plum jam and ripe loganberries. Hints of oak and a touch of Christmas spice support the fruit. The cooler vintage created a finish with a classical, Old World structure. Winemaking Notes: After harvesting, the grapes were destemmed and cold soaked for up to 48 hours to improve extraction. The wine was then immediately warmed to between 88°F and 92°F to enhance the jammy fruit characteristics. Once fermentation reached its halfway point, we slowly dropped the temperature to give the yeast a more hospitable environment. Finally, the grapes were pressed when the optimal balance of flavor and structure was reached. We added a touch of Merlot for its plush mouthfeel and a hint of Petite Sirah for its dark fruit characteristics and firm structure.

Price: $18.00 Visit the Website

KEEL Vodka

KEEL Vodka

Description: KEEL Vodka, a premium light spirit consisting of 58 calories and 0 carbs makes for a perfect Father’s Day gift for dad’s who like their vodka, but also like to stay fit and active! The product officially launched in Rhode Island in April of 2013 and made its way into Massachusetts in August of 2013. Three-time Super Bowl Champion and former New England Patriots player Matt Light joined cofounders Tom McGowan and Bill Dessel as a partner in April of 2013 right before the launch. The founders felt that there was a need for a low calorie vodka in the beverage industry that men felt comfortable drinking and better yet – asking for at the bar.

Price: $17.00 to $25.00 Visit the Website

Kruto Vodka - The Finest Ukrainian Vodka

Kruto Vodka - 9 times distilled fine Ukrainian vodka!

Description: Kruto Vodka is a wheat-based vodka made in the Ukraine by Russian emigrant to the United States, Eugene Grafer (now based in Plano), working along with his Russian business partner. Their goal was to create the smoothest, highest quality vodka for the American market… mainly so they would have something delicious to drink while in America. The Kruto Original Vodka is distilled 9 times and filtered 5 for a smooth, delicate spirit that has a touch of floral and toasted honey notes from the wheat, great to be used as a base in cocktails. They will also launch their Kruto Flawless Vodka soon, distilled and impressive 15 times creating a very clean spirit meant to be sipped on its own, slightly chilled. And, the best part about this vodka, it is priced around $16 a bottle, quite affordable compared to others in the same quality category.

Price: $16.00 to $23.00 Visit the Website

TEKEEN

TEKEEN Cucumber Lime

Description: TEKEEN, which stands for the lost Aztec treasure, is a ready-to-serve premium agave cocktail that can be enjoyed over ice and is available in three different flavors. Created by Texas siblings Tanya, Sergio and Christian Alvarez, TEKEEN blends together their Mexican heritage with the essence of tequila and the smoothness of a fine wine. TEKEEN is made of orange wine with agave nectar and other natural flavorings and is 12% alcohol by volume. Launched in 2013, TEKEEN is currently available in Texas markets, including Austin, El Paso and Houston. For more information, visit: Tekeen.com.

Price: $15.00 Visit the Website

Clos Du Bois North Coast Chardonnay

2012 North Coast Chardonnay

Description: With lush fruit flavors of apple blossom, ripe pear, sweet lemon drop and toasty oak, the 2012 North Coast Clos du Bois Chardonnay is an approachable wine perfect for the wine-loving mom. Retailing for $15.00, a bottle of Clos du Bois is a thoughtful gift that won’t break the bank. Cook your mom a delicious meal of fish prepared in lemon butter or pasta in cream sauce to pair with a few glasses of Clos du Bois Chardonnay. The bottle’s new bright yellow label will certainly have her smiling!

Price: $15.00 Visit the Website

Remake It! Wine Cork Trivet - DIY Recycling With Your Wine Corks!

Wine Cork Trivet - DIY Recycling with your Wine Corks!

Description: Create your own wine cork trivet in minutes. It's really easy to make - simply save 8 wine corks and screw them on the base. It's recycling, with a twist! What's a trivet you ask? It's a hot plate - place it on your table and put a hot dish on top. Included in the kit: 8-spoke stainless steel trivet base, recycled paperboard package. Package 5.5"W x 7"H

Price: $14.99 Visit the Website

A Beer Drinker's Guide To Knowing And Enjoying Fine Wine

Laughren's Book Cover

Description: This is a perfect gift for the holidays for that special foodie, colleague or host/hostess. Jim Laughren, Certified Wine Expert has spent decades enjoying, purchasing, importing and distributing wine and educating consumers and businesses about the basic and finer aspects of wine selection and enjoyment. With A Beer Drinker’s Guide To Knowing And Enjoying Fine Wine he gives the reader a great start to exactly how – and what – one should taste (not guzzle) when trying a wine, how taste buds and flavor perception really work, wine lingo. “Written so as to educate without patronizing, A Beer Drinker’s Guide to Knowing And Enjoying Fine Wine clears a path through the abstruse world of wine-geekdom,” says Laughren and “hidden among nuggets of beer lore, are secret tips for appearing ’extra’ wine smart while building your knowledge,“ he adds. "* 5 STARS, incredible smart, witty and fun read for anyone who wants to learn golden information about beer/wine."

Price: $14.95 Visit the Website

Booze For Babes: The Smart Woman's Guide To Drinking Spirits Right

The Booze for Babes cover

Description: Booze for Babes: the Smart Woman's Guide to Drinking Spirits Right is a manual for the woman who loves good food but is not yet spirits-savvy. The book works to blow the lid off of the women-don’t-know-jack-about-liquor stereotype by celebrating lady bartenders, distillers and spirits experts, while also empowering tipplers to drink better in a fun and non-pandering way. Readers learn: • Why every lady should know her liquor • A short history of ladies’ on-again, off-again relationship with the hard stuff • How to choose a quality gin, whiskey, rum, tequila, brandy, vodka or liqueur,and look like a badass doing it • How to tell a marketing ploy on a label from the real deal • How to train your palate and hone your taste • How to mix business and booze • How to build a well-equipped home bar • How to entertain with spirits in a way that honors old-fashioned traditions and impresses guests • Dozens of recipes for cocktails, bitters, vermouth, liqueurs, and more The foreword was written by Lynnette Marrero, co-founder of Speed Rack and NYC president of Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails.

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2012 Las Rocas Rose

2012 Las Rocas Rose

Description: Las Rocas wines hail from Calatayud, in the southeastern corner of Spain’s Aragon region, where the air is dry and the terrain is unforgiving. Against all odds, Garnacha vines thrive on the steep, rocky slopes here, creating some of the world’s most sought-after wines. The Bodegas San Alejandro growers’ cooperative cultivates grapes from hundreds of small vineyards in Calatayud – many with vines more than 80 years old – to create the rich, robust flavors of Las Rocas. Winemaking Notes: The Garnacha grapes for our 2012 Rosé were harvested in mid-October at very low temperatures. This rosé was made using the saignee method; after a brief maceration of eight hours, the juice was drained from the skins. Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks for 12 days at a maximum temperature of 61°F. Following fermentation, we racked the wine and allowed it to settle for 36 hours before bottling.

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Porter And Plot Wines

Porter and Plot Pinot Noir

Description: Porter & Plot creates wines of exceptional quality from lesser known varietals and unique appellations with a distinctive story. With a focus on the details, winemakers create limited-production artisan wines to bring drinkers first time access to micro-production bottles with the same ease of availability you would experience from a macro-producer. Through simple, balanced and approachable wines, their goal is to make it easy to explore the undiscovered world of wine and enjoy the journey. The wines of Washington state continue to gain international accolades and attention for their winemaker’s unique twists on traditional classics. Benefiting from the Yakima Valley’s cool climate, the Porter & Plot Pinot Gris is unlike any Italian Grigio you’ve ever come across. Italian Pinot Gs skew toward light-bodied and steely, offering far fewer aromatics than this American interpretation that is bursting with vivacious floral scents and tropical citrus flavors. Its crisp, palate-tingling acidity and mineral kick make it great to pair with halibut, salmon, chicken and Asian cuisine.

Price: $13.00 to $14.00 Visit the Website

Estancia Monterey County Pinot Noir

Estancia Monterey County Pinot Noir

Description: Whether raising a glass to your loved one over an intimate dinner or toasting to your independence with friends, one sip of the Estancia Monterey County Pinot Noir and you’re sure to fall in love. With aromas of raspberry, baking spice, cigar box, cherry, and oak, it is sure to impress anyone this Valentine’s Day, especially over a delicious meal. Pairing perfectly with a wide range of foods from salmon and asparagus to pork, poultry and steak, Estancia wines are the ideal addition to your V-Day evening.

Price: $10.00 to $15.00 Visit the Website

ChocoVine: The Taste Of Dutch Chocolate And Fine Red Wine!

ChocoVine

Description: Among the windmills and tulip fields of Holland, fine red wine and rich dark chocolate blend with the finest Dutch cream to create a blissful indulgence. Visit www.ChocoVine.com to find a location near you. At it’s introduction in 2009 ChocoVine was honored with a 90 Point, Exceptional Value rating from the Beverage Testing Institute and is still to this day the #1 selling Chocolate Wine in America.

Price: $10.00 to $12.00 Visit the Website

Brew Salt - Flavored Sea Salt For Beer, Coffee, Cocktails And Cooking

Brew Salt Flavors: Habanero, Chocolate, Lime and Bacon

Description: Brew Salt is gourmet flavored sea salts for your beer, coffee or cocktail. You may have heard of or seen an "old timer" adding a shake of table salt to his or her beer. That's where this idea originated -- watching my father in law salt his beer. We thought it would be cool to create a high end sea salt and flavor it to compliment the many different styles of beer available today. And we highly encourage that you try different combinations and "Play with your Brew!"

Price: $10.00 to $35.00 Visit the Website

Eliminate The Hang Over With Liquid IV

100% Natural Liquid IV

Description: Liquid I.V. is premium all natural hydration therapy. Based on Oral Rehydration therapy, the makers of Liquid I.V. have devised a precise ratio of electrolytes, glucose, and water that enter the bloodstream more rapidly than plain water. Liquid I.V. was specifically formulated to rehydrate the body as quickly and efficiently as possible, while simultaneously aiding the body’s natural process of eliminating unwanted toxins. As a result, Liquid I.V’s all natural ingredients eliminate the miserable symptoms that come with dehydration, the root cause of a hangover. Packaged in convenient powder packets, Liquid I.V. can be mixed into 20 oz. cup of cold water, or even easier, one of the reusable Liquid I.V. bags. Purchase a pack of four Liquid I.V.s for $7.99 or purchase a Hangover Party Pack of 40 Liquid I.Vs for $74.95. Work hard. Play hard. #LIV hard.

Price: $7.95 to $74.95 Visit the Website

Le Grand Courtâge Is A New, Award-winning, French Sparkling Wine, Which Is Designed To Excite And Encourage People To Live Their Most Effervescent Life.

Le Grand Courtâge Portfolio

Description: Embrace Life. Dream Big. Accept all Invitations. Le Grand Courtâge, an exquisitely designed award-winning bubbly offers an affordable luxury that is perfect for “courting life” and celebrating its special occasions, as well as all of the simple every day moments in between. The Blanc de Blanc-Brut, with undertones of Granny Smith apples, honeysuckle, strawberry & toasted brioche is available in full-size as well as a ‘Courtâge cutie’, a stylish 187ml bottle that's perfect for a gift-on-the go. With fresh and fruity with aromas of young strawberry, raspberry and notes of lilac and violets. The rosé compliments an array of foods.

Price: $7.00 to $25.00 Visit the Website

Reduce The Sulfites In Any Wine!

All for Wine and Wine for All!

Description: The perfect gift for wine lovers with sulfite sensitivities or the health conscious who just don’t want sulfites in wine – then “Just the Wine” is just right. Just 3 drops in a glass of wine reduces the sulfites by up to 80%! Red wine, white wine and champagne can all be enjoyed with less sulfites! It’s completely safe and doesn’t change the flavor of your favorite wine at all. No more sulfite headaches or upset stomachs. The best gift you can give a wine lover with sulfite sensitivities is the gift of choice. Now ANY wine can be enjoyed with “Just the Wine” sulfite-reducing drops.

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Red Solo Cup Kooler - Tapered & Insulated Beverage Holder

1 Size Fits Solo Cups (and other brands), Stadium Cups, Pint Glasses, Disposable Coffee Cups.

Description: For years, drinkers enjoying tapped beer and cocktails have been deprived of a devise to keep their drinks chilled. Koozies work great on bottles and cans, but don’t fit onto a pint glass or other tapered cups. Until now … www.PartyCupKooler.com changed that! We are the first company to make a Kooler that fits perfectly onto a tapered cup such as a pint glass, Solo or stadium cup. Party Cup Koolers are made from the same material as a wetsuit (neoprene) to ensure drinks stays at an optimum temperature as long as possible. Use Promo Code SPLASH at checkout to receive 10% OFF your order! Plus, get a FREE Party Cup Kooler on orders $20+ and FREE Shipping on orders over $35

Price: $3.99 to $5.50 Visit the Website

Enjoy The Taste Sensations Of Burrell Vodka!!!

Burrell Vodka

Description: Burrell Vodka offers the exciting flavors of tropical fruit punch, lemon and the first caramel flavored vodka to serve with a variety of drink options. Burrell Vodka sets to deliver the best flavors of vodka without leaving an “aftertaste." Burrell Vodka is elegance in a bottle. Burrell Vodka has developed and blended natural flavors that gives pure taste and enjoyment. It is sure to leave you wanting more!

Price: $0.01 to $31.99 Visit the Website

Roger Clyne's Mexican Moonshine Tequila

the award-winning marques of Mexican Moonshine

Description: Mexican Moonshine Tequila is an ultra premium, 100 percent Blue Agave tequila born in Mexico and raised in Arizona. This border-bridging Silver, Reposado and Anejo tequila is available around the country, but its soul is in the Southwest. It is served in fine restaurants and establishments but is equally at home when shared slowly around a fire in the company of great friends and good conversation. Mexican Moonshine Tequila is brought to you by Roger Clyne, who created national radio hits (and the theme song to the TV show “King of the Hill”) with the seminal ‘90s band The Refreshments. He tours nationally with his current band, Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers, considered one of the best live bands in America.

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Published on Jun 27, 2014

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