Food And Drink

The Essential Guide to the Best Holiday Spirits

Picking gifts isn’t always easy but we’re firm believers that you can’t go wrong with a holiday spirit. From an array of mezcals, whiskeys, and everything in between, there’s a gift for even the pickiest drinkers and/or yourself that’s just a liquor store away. Bottoms up!


Aerstone Single Malt Scotch Whisky

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This 10-year-old single malt Scotch whisky from William Grant & Sons is a smooth and easy single malt that is likely to the liking of most.. ($28.99. available at select retailers) 


Bombay Sapphire Gin

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As the world’s leading gin, Bombay Sapphire ensures a good martini and certainly a good time at any holiday celebration. ($29, available at 


Lenny Kravitz x Dom Pérignon Limited Edition Rosé Vintage 2006

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For a true gourmand of bubbles and cinema, the Lenny Kravitz collaboration with Dom Pérignon champagne house if a must-have collectible bottle. The 2006 rosé bottle perfectly represents one of the best recent vintages for the terroir making it the perfect gift. ($349, available upon request)


Gem & Bolt Mezcal

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Oaxaca is fortunate enough to house some of the best mezcals. Gem & Bolt takes the notion further infusing the spirit with damiana herb f0r an extra kick. ($49.99, available at


Robert Mondavi 2016 vintage Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

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The gift of vino is never a bad option and this Napa option is a really special vintage. Its sophisticated flavor of black fruits and warm spices will be ideal for a decadent holiday dinner. ($175, available at select retailers) 


Krug Grande Cuvée 164th Edition en Magnum

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If you’re in store for champagne, there’s no other choice than a magnum — you know you’ll need it. ($499, available per request) 


Meiomi Pinot Noir

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Still sticking to California for reds, this Meiomi is a tasty option you can tap a few bottles of. ($19.99, available on 


Rémy Martin XO limited-edition bottle designed by Steaven Richard

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Always a bit partial to cognac, XO is a fan-favorite. This celebrated edition’s design delves into contemporary art, history and a true savoir-faire from Steaven Richard who has previously worked with Karl Lagerfeld. ($200, available at select retailers)


Santa Teresa 1796 

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Dreaming of sunshine and tropical tastes, this Venezuelan rum hits the spot with its fruity nose and dry palate. ($52.99, available at 


Mezcal Union Joven 

alcohol gift guide mezcal union Artisanally produced by a union of Oaxacan families, Union bottles a spirit of home and the holidays in of itself. ($36.00, available at


Volcán de mi Tierra Cristalino 

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There are close to a thousand tequila brands, but Volcán truly plays with terroir to offer a clean, smooth, and easily likable version. ($67.99, available at


Woodford Reserve’s Holiday 1 Liter Edition Bottle

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What are the holidays without bourbon? This limited-edition is a one-time-only product with hints of bold grain and wood, to sweet aromatics, spice, and fruit & floral notes and a seasonal stamp is begging to join in on the holiday spirit. ($45, available at select retailers)