Spirited Holiday Gift Guide Picks: Home Entertaining, Travelers & Stocking Stuffers!
For the Whiskey Lover
Teeling Irish Whiskey Trinity Range: This trio of whiskies are straight out of Dublin, but each are made using a wide variety of barrels from across the globe — making them equally as worldly as the giftee.
Teeling Small Batch ($39.99): Teeling Small Batch challenges the conventional idea of Irish blended whiskey. It is a blend of malt & grain, aged approximately six years, and is married in Central and South American rum casks.
Teeling Single Grain ($49.99): This is a highly unique single grain whiskey made with maize (corn) and aged fully in California Sauvignon wine barrels.
Teeling Single Malt ($59.99): Teeling Single Malt in finished in five wine casks including Port, Sherry, Maderia, Cabernet Sauvignon and White Burgundy, providing a multi-layered fruit taste. This expression is best enjoyed neat or with a bit of water.
For the Traveler
Novo Fogo Silver Cachaça ($29.99): This USDA-certified organic cachaça is handcrafted in small batches at a zero-waste distillery just meters from the edge of the Atlantic Rainforest in the southern state of Paraná. This spirit is the essence of Brazil distilled into a smooth and vibrant spirit with notes of citrus and slight salinity. No vaccination necessary.
Caffè Borghetti ($19.99): Just like enjoying a morning espresso at an Italian café, this coffee liqueur is the real deal. Caffè Borghetti made from real espresso coffee from an original recipe created by Ugo Borghetti in 1860.
For the Home Entertainer — We all know how hard this person works year-round to keep everyone well-fed and entertained … gift ideas below are a perfect way to show thanks.
Fernet-Branca ($29.99): Fernet-Branca’s blend of 27 herbs and spices may be a closely guarded family secret, but it is no secret that it is fit to serve after a most indulgent meal to aid digestion. The herbs are sourced across four continents, including aloe from South Africa, rhubarb from China, gentian from France, galingale from India or Sri Lanka and chamomile from Italy or Argentina.
Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur ($25.99): This versatile, all-natural liqueur is perfect addition to the post-meal coffee, and lends itself well to desserts like Bread and Butter Pudding with Whiskey Salted Caramel. Kerrygold Irish Cream is made with fresh, Irish cream from grass-fed cows, aged Irish whiskey and real chocolate.
San Simeon 2013 Stormwatch ($70.00)- Simeon Stormwatch is a rich, mouth filling wine that reveals ripe flavors of blackberry, dark cherry, and raspberry. French oak barrels contribute spice and vanilla. Structured tannins provide texture and depth with a lengthy finish. Stormwatch is perfectly balanced between power and finesse.