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on 22/12/13 at 10:36 am

Booze News, Gift Guide

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SUNGLASSES MADE FROM WINE BARRELS

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Woodzee makes sunglasses out of wood. In November, they’re teaming with Northern California’s Robert Mondavi Private Selection to offer glasses made of repurposed barrels, wine stains included. The wood is smooth and the aroma heavenly.

They come in four different lenses but the same wayfarer-esque shape.

“We have these barrels on hand. Why not turn them into something,” said Sally Campion, associate marketing manager for the wine label.

The glasses retail for $120.

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SPIEGLAU IPA GLASS

31i9huQbg6L._AA160_Made in collaboration with Dogfish Head and Sierra Nevada, the glass features wave-like ridges that help bring out the beer’s pungent, fruity aroma.

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31fUVgvyJ4L._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_“Whiskey” by John Lamond, a useful beginner’s guide from the “Instant Expert” series. It combines cursory fundamentals (whiskey categories, what glassware to use), followed by a brief and breezy field guide to a handful of Scotch, Irish, American and international whiskey brands. With its Moleskine-like size and design, it’s a good bet for anyone bewildered about how to navigate beyond Jack Daniel’s.

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indexThe Cocktail Lab: Unraveling the Mysteries of Flavor and Aroma in Drink, with Recipes

From the U.K.’s preeminent bartender and one of the leading authorities on “modernist mixology” comes this collection of 60 revolutionary cocktails, all grounded in the classics but utilizing technologies and techniques from the molecular gastronomy movement.

The right cocktail is more than just a drink. It’s the perfect combination of scent, color, sound, and taste. Utilizing a broad spectrum of influences—including gastronomy, perfumery, music, art, and design—Tony Conigliaro has established himself as one of the most innovative and thought-provoking mixologists in the world. In The Cocktail Lab, Tony presents his best and boldest creations: drinks like the Vintage Manhattan, Dirty Martini by the Sea, and Cosmo Popcorn.

These recipes will not only redefine your understanding of what a cocktail can be; they will also inspire you to become a more confident and creative drink maker.

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imagesElectric Push-Button Corkscrew

Opening a wine bottle made easy! Just push a button and…Voila! The corkscrew can open from 30 – 80 bottles on a single charge depending on your corkscrew of choice. Check them out.

 

 

 

Old Dutch Solid Copper Moscow Mule Mugs

This is how to serve a Moscow Mule!

  • Solid copper construction with nickel lining and solid brass accents
  • Tarnish resistant lacquer coating preserves beauty and luster
  • Not for microwave purposes
  • Warranty not included
  • Wipe clean with warm damp cloth and hand dry clean

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PLUS, take a look at all the other neat gifts in SHOP