Topics :: holiday spirits

Him and Him and Her and Her Holiday Gift Guide 2012

By Mark Thompson | Tuesday Nov 20, 2012
This year, instead of waiting until the last minute and ducking into a drug store for a case of Altoids and a bow, pause and reflect upon the people on your gift list. Then reward them with your thoughtfulness.

Stocking Stuffers: Holiday Grooming Gift Guide 2012

By Mark Thompson | Monday Nov 12, 2012
If good grooming products make you happy, then think about sharing those elixirs with the nice (and the naughty) on your holiday gift list.

"Over 21" Fruit Cake for the Holidays

Wednesday Nov 7, 2012
"This fruit cake is sure to convert any fruit cake hater. And with all that delicious bourbon, fruit and nuts in it, this fruit cake certainly won’t end up in the closet for 5 years!"

Spice Up the Fall with Sandeman & Cider

Thursday Nov 1, 2012
Even with the ever-increasing assortment of craft beers and ciders available to the connoisseur and novice alike, there are days when a thoughtfully-crafted cocktail is preferable to a tall pint.

Columbus Day Cocktails: For the Italian in You

Sunday Oct 7, 2012
On Columbus Day, many Americans take the day to remember Christopher Columbus’s landmark arrival to the "New World." Given the number of parades and parties, what better way to liven the celebration than with a fine liqueur, straight from Italia itself?

Hot and Cool, Spicy and Sweet: Chocolate Chili Liqueur

Friday Oct 5, 2012
The weather is so mercurial that you can’t decide if you want something hot to drink - or a frosty mug. Try both. How about a drink that is hot and spicy - and frosty and cool at the same time?

Half Bottle of 1830 Cognac Sells for Nearly $30,000

Wednesday Sep 19, 2012
Would you buy a half bottle of 223-year old cognac for £19,000 (approximately $30,000)? Most people would be quick to respond with a resounding "No."

’Virtually’ Delectable :: Sandeman Port Tasting Via Webcast

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Aug 28, 2012
This hi-tech age of ours is more than email, music files, and movies on your smart phone: Enter the virtual tasting for fans of wines and spirits!

Celebrate the Derby and Cinco de Mayo With Dueling Cocktails

Friday May 4, 2012
The margarita is one of the most popular cocktails in the U.S., and there’s no better time to enjoy one than on Cinco de Mayo, which this year is also Derby Day. Celebrate both events with dueling cocktails!

Seduce Your Valentine with a Sultry Chocolate Cocktail

Tuesday Feb 7, 2012
Crafted in small batches by Master Distiller Tim Vos at the Royal Dirkzwager Distilleries in Schiedam, Holland, Van Gogh Rich Dark Chocolate Vodka actually tastes and smells exactly as the name suggests: like decadent, rich dark chocolate.