It can seem like the holiday season is full of potential wine-related pitfalls: what's the correct bottle to give to your boss? Which bottle would be nice for a dinner hostess gift, and what can you buy for a party? We polled a few of the country's top sommeliers for advice.
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Whether it's out of the sheer pleasure of giving or the dire need to improve the coffee situation at your parents' house over the holidays, the time is upon us to seek out some of the best most giftable coffee toys. And whether your price point is a bag of beans or a $200 grinder, coffee gifts are the best gifts—many of them far less annoying to fit in your checked bag than a pizza stone.
On behalf of fathers everywhere, let me make this clear: don't buy a lame gift for Father's Day. If your dad likes to relax sometimes with a glass of something that wears its age well, here are a few suggestions for bottles that will make much better gifts than any tie or coffee mug ever could.
Don't know a cocktail fan? See our other gift guides. —Ed. Nothing puts you in the holiday spirit like some holiday spirits. If someone on your list appreciates a decent drink now and then, here are a few gift ideas...
Normally at this time of year, glasses are being lifted in a joyous celebration of the winter holidays--or at least we usually pretend that's the case. This year, however, with the economy in a tailspin and with the future...
Nothing puts your guests in the holiday spirit like a little holiday spirits. From books to bottles to shakers and bitters, there are plenty of gift ideas from the cocktail world that can add pizzazz to celebrations throughout the year.