Father’s Day Gift Guide for Dads of All Ages


What man doesn’t deserve a relaxing drink every once in a while? If your dad enjoys a nice glass of wine or perhaps an alcoholic beverage with a bit more kick to it, why not make up a basket with several different bottles of “spirits” for a refreshing and well-deserved gift?

Ghost Pines Cabernet Sauvignon: Packaged in a sleek, glass bottle with an attractive label depicting its namesake and produced by the Louis M. Martini winery, the 2007 Ghost Pines Cabernet Sauvignon offers an excellent Father’s Day gift choice. Blended from the best that Napa and Sonoma Counties have to offer, the 2007 Ghost Pines Cabernet Sauvignon offers a heavenly aroma rich with the scents of dark fruit jams, black pepper, and sweet nuts coupled with Asian spice, rich vanilla, and a nutty smoke essence. Truly an elegant choice. Buy one, buy several, or create a basket of wine bottles for a spectacular gift. For more information, please see http://ghostpines.com.

William Hill Cabernet Sauvignon: For a deliciously fruity taste with a rich chocolate finish, the 2006 William Hill Cabernet Sauvignon is perfect. Make sure dad enjoys the hints of blackberry, blueberry, raspberry, dark cherry, sweet vanilla, dark olive, and dark chocolate prior to indulging in the rich flavorful taste of this truly unique wine. The elegant label and bottle combination allows you to decorate this wine with a colorful bow and ribbon for gift giving. For more information on this exceptional wine, please visit www.WILLIAMHILLESTATE.com.

Bols Genever: Imported from Holland, Bols Genever is produced by one of the oldest Dutch companies that still operate today while being the oldest distilled spirits brand in the world, established in Amsterdam in 1575. Holding 750 ml. of white spirit, the tall, sleek bottle is attractively distinctive. Today’s Bols Genever has been created from the original 1820 recipe and so, it is just as smooth, subtle, and malty in flavor today as it was then. Bols Genever can be enjoyed in popular cocktails, chilled, and on the rocks. While the Dutch originally enjoyed Bols Genever in a tulip glass and paired with a beer, your dad can enjoy its flavor in any type of glass. For recipes, check out www.bolsgenever.com.

Tequila Partida: For a clean, crisp, all natural tequila with a soft floral aroma blended with aromatic hints of fresh herbs, tropical flowers, and citrus fruits, you should purchase Tequila Partida Blanco. Imported from Mexico where it is made, Tequila Partida Reposado is aged for 6 full months and has a light honey color and offers a delightful blend of flavors including hints of pear, apricot, peach, and dried herbs. Tequila Partida Anejo is aged for 18 months and offers a deep golden amber color while offering a rich blend of banana, pineapple, cinnamon, and butterscotch. Meant to be savored, Tequila Partida is a fine cocktail with a high standard for taste. Visit the website, www.partidatequila.com for more information.

Averna Amaro: Enjoying after dinner cocktails is a time-honored tradition that many people still enjoy. One of these spirits is Averna Amaro, an Italian after-dinner drink savored by generations of Italian gentlemen, offering a delicious flavor made from an age-old secret recipe. Noted as a premier Amaro by many, Averna Amaro is distilled from a select blend of herbs, flowers, dried fruits, licorice, and spices. Not only can Averna Amaro be enjoyed as a stand-alone drink, but it can be blended in a number of fine cocktails as a part of many different celebratory events. For more information, please visit www.avernausa.com.

Bluecoat Gin: A gift of Bluecoat Gin can be recommended solely on the strength of the bottle itself- it happens to be a classy, gorgeous, elegant blue bottle filled with American Dry Gin. This signature bottle is representative of the historic blue jacket worn by the Bluecoat Revolutionary soldiers. Bluecoat Gin is produced by Philadelphia Distilling and offers a distinguished flavor that comes from using organic juniper berries, organic citrus blend, and a base neutral spirit with triple-filtered water. This blend is out-of-this-world so it is just as easy to recommend Bluecoat Gin based upon its sophisticated flavor and excellent quality. Visit www.BLUECOATGIN.com for more information.

The Bitter Truth: Direct from Germany – A delightful collection of bitters created from an intriguing array of ingredients, the Bitters can be used in the creation of a number of different cocktails including martinis, cosmopolitans, manhattans, old fashioned cocktails, and fruity drinks. This array of tasty concoctions includes Celery Bitters, Lemon Bitters, Aromatic Bitters, Orange Bitters, and Jerry Thomas Bitters (winner of “Best of Category” and a Gold Medal during the Los Angeles International Spirits Competition 2010. For more information, please visit The Bitter Truth, a great gift at any time of the year!

VIEUX CARRÉ Absinthe Supérieure: Having achieved gold status in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition of 2010, VIEUX CARRÉ Absinthe Supérieure offers an elegant way to show dad how much you appreciate him. The stylish bottle offers promises of a wonderfully blended spirit before one even begins to pour. Made from 100% natural herbs, VIEUX CARRÉ Absinthe Supérieure is one of the finest spirits you can purchase. Produced by Philadelphia Distilling, VIEUX CARRÉ Absinthe Supérieure represents a bit of the unique and certainly colorful past of absinthe within New Orleans where it held a place of esteem for many decades. Visit www.VIEUXCARRÉABSINTHE.com for a look at some recipes as well as more information.

Nalgene bottle skins and flask: Perfect for dads who attend tailgating parties, hunting camps, fishing getaways, or other types of extended journeys, Nalgene bottle skins and flasks offer a unique twist to the old-style of liquor flasks. Each flask includes a 1-ounce removable shot cap, leak-proof flask closure cap, and polycarbonate sleeve for added durability and insulation. Nalgene flasks are available at http://www.nalgene-outdoor.com and Amazon.com. One of the catch phrases aptly attached to this product is “A sip on a hip.” No plastic aftertaste either!



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