Articles Tagged: holiday gift guide

Bar10der – Ten Bartending Tools In One

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Don’t want to haul your whole cocktail kit to your friend’s party, but want to be ready if duty calls? Then Bar10der is for you.  If MacGyver was a bartender, this would be his bar tool.  Bar10der packs 10 bartending tools into one tool that folds down to about 8 inches and weighs a little less than a pound. 

What’s included?

    Muddler
    Reamer
    Channel Knife
    Jigger
    Zester
    Knife
    Stirrer
    Strainer
    Corkscrew
    Bottle Opener

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Sipping Stones

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How to chill a fine Scotch without succumbing to tons of dilution?  A question as old as the Whisky itself.  

Sipping Stones, made of 100% soap stone, solves the problem by not being ice.  That’s right, these rocks are rocks. Simply store these dice sized cubes in the freezer and they are ready to chill when you are.  Which for me is always.

So how did they do chilling my Scotch (or beverage of your … Read more

First World Trash Wine Satchel

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If you have a wine lover on your list, this wine satchel is a great way to get them to bring wine to your house.

Each one of a kind wine satchel is hand crafted from almost entirely recycled materials.  The body is made of recycled (and cleaned) billboard vinyl and the straps come from old seat belts.   The bottom is reinforced with recycled bicycle inner tubes, which is good because this bag hold six … Read more

Gifts For The Last Minute Shopper

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The holidays are upon us and almost over. We have come up with lists of wine, booze and books to buy friends and foes for the holidays. In you are in need of last minute gifts, check out our recommendations.

When money is no object and your friend has it all, check out the wines on Wine Lists To Make Santa Cry.

If you want a great wine but don’t want to break the … Read more

Cocktail Books To Give For The Holidays

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There is no better gift to give this season that an amazing cocktail book.  These books are perfect for your favorite or not so favorite person.  And, the best thing is that these books keep on giving!  By teaching a person how to unleash their inner mixologist, these books benefit everyone in their life.  Really, who doesn’t like to be served a kick-ass cocktail when going to a friend’s barbeque or a co-worker’s cocktail party … Read more

Wines To Gift Without Breaking The Bank

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The holidays are here! Today is the second night of Hanukkah with Christmas and Kwanzaa just around the corner. Plus, don’t forget New Year’s! We know that the rush to buy gifts for family members, friends and co-workers is in full swing. One short week after that, the pressure is on to bring a great bottle of wine to your New Year’s party. These wines are a great answer to your holiday gift giving quandary … Read more

5 Bottles To Buy Your Co-Workers

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We know that it’s time to pick up presents for your co-workers.  In our humble opinion, the best gift to buy is booze!   Who doesn’t like booze?  We also like wine, but this article is dedicated to booze.   We put together our top 5 picks for good booze that also happens to be priced right.  Good luck this holiday season.

Here are our top 5 for this holiday season:

    Svedka Vokda.  I will admit

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Cocktail Reads To Gift For The Holidays

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We are avowed bibliophiles (book lovers) at DOTW and consume books on drink history, spirits and cocktails. There have been amazing books published in the last few years on drinking history, Prohibition and the exploration of cocktail culture. We can’t think of a better gift to give for the holidays.

Here are our top picks for for your favorite book lover:

    DIY Cocktails. We can’t help ourselves. It might not be what you think

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