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Gift Guide For The Holidays

The first real snowfall of the season had fallen yesterday in New York City and it’s almost the middle of December. I still can’t believe we’re nearing 2014. Since we’re all busy in some fashion and might be scrambling to buy gifts for our friends, co-workers and loved ones, here’s some food and home gift ideas. Wines, Spirits & Hard Ciders Various wines from Hahn Estates and Estancia Doña Paula Estate is a winery based in the Ugarteche, Luján de Cuyo, and Mendoza regions of Argentina that started in 1990. The 2012 Doña Paula Estate Chardonnay, Valle de Uco ($15)..

Nolet’s Silver Dry Gin

I was intrigued with Nolet’s Silver Dry Gin, as I was searching for very good gin for refreshing summer cocktails. Have you read through NY Times’ summer cocktail article published earlier this week? It made me thirsty. The Nolet family is best known for Ketel One Vodka (introduced by Carolus Nolet Sr. in 1983), their distilling tradition goes back over 300 years. The Nolets were previously famous for their gin, including the production of Ketel 1 Jenever for the Dutch market. The Nolet’s Silver and Reserve gins are distilled in copper pot stills and bottled at the Nolet Distillery in..

Nolet's Silver Dry Gin

I was intrigued with Nolet’s Silver Dry Gin, as I was searching for very good gin for refreshing summer cocktails. Have you read through NY Times’ summer cocktail article published earlier this week? It made me thirsty. The Nolet family is best known for Ketel One Vodka (introduced by Carolus Nolet Sr. in 1983), their distilling tradition goes back over 300 years. The Nolets were previously famous for their gin, including the production of Ketel 1 Jenever for the Dutch market. The Nolet’s Silver and Reserve gins are distilled in copper pot stills and bottled at the Nolet Distillery in..

Gifts for the Wine and Cocktail Lovers

For the person in your life who loves a good bottle of wine or cocktails, here is my list of wines and libations that he or she would like to add in their collection or for consumption. (Like my Holiday Food Gifts editorial, this list would expand as we near the holidays.) To see the list of brands, tasting notes, and where to get these alcoholic beverages, please read on after the jump. [tylr-slidr userID=”” groupID=””]http://www.flickr.com/photos/hellokitty893112/sets/72157625306347597/[/tylr-slidr] (more…)