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Wine on a Budget – Volume One

post iconTips for buying great wine on a budget …Read More

Bourbon Picks for the Holidays for $25 – $50

One of my favorite things about bourbon: It is possible to find great bourbon at nearly every price point. And while there definitely are $400 bottles of bourbon out there that will knock your socks off, it’s possible to find something impressive that fits a normal person’s budget. Here are picks in a few price ranges:

Under $25

Old Grand-Dad Bourbon, 100 proof

Wine Enthusiast praised this bourbon’s “buttery feel on the palate” and “tangy … Read more

Drink of the Week Holiday Scotch Picks

My holiday picks for scotch are not for the faint of heart. While they are very different from each other, they both are cask strength and neither is chill filtered. They are, well, strong. But hey, if you’re going to drink a scotch, why not go for it. These are great to serve at an intimate holiday gathering or to give as a gift to a real scotch lover. Both picks will run you about … Read more

Give the Gift of Tequila

Why give a boring bottle of wine this year, with so many great spirits out there go crazy. We’ve assembled a variety of fine Tequila for easy gift giving.

Perfect for sipping and savoring, Cabo Uno Tequila will last beyond the holiday party and throughout the holiday season, to be cherished and enjoyed for years to come. Acknowledged as one of the finest 100% blue agave tequilas in the world, Cabo Uno is aged in … Read more

Decanter Picks Inspired by Mad Men

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Now that you have to wait patiently (or not-so-patiently) for the next season of “Mad Men,” why not bring a little bit of the Sterling Cooper booze scene into your life with a stylish decanter for your liquor?

Ranging from about $20 to nearly $2,000, there’s a decanter for every budget from switchboard operator to creative director.

I imagine that Joan Holloway would have the fun blue vodka decanter and glass set, while Don Draper … Read more