2016 Last minute holiday gift guide for the cocktail lover in your life.

Have you finished your holiday shopping?  Neither have we!   Now that we’re down to the wire, we’re fresh out of ideas, but not for the cocktail lover.  Check out our picks below to make sure you look like you really put some thought into it!

Regarding Cocktails
by Sasha Petraske (Author), Georgette Moger-Petraske (Author), Dale DeGroff (Foreword), Robert Simonson (Foreword)

Our early pick for a 2017 Spirited Award at Tales of the Cocktail.  A beautiful, easy read, with recipes, tips and knowledge from the late, great Sasha Petraske.  Sasha single-handedly changed cocktail culture.  We got our hands on this book and haven’t put it down since.  Great for the experienced bartender or the home bar expert.  $19.06, Amazon.

Shake. Stir. Sip. : More Than 50 Effortless Cocktails Made in Equal Parts
By Kara Newman

We don’t mind putting some effort but when you bring 50 cocktails together in equal parts that highlights the spirit, we’re all in!  Expect spirit forward cocktails to wow your guests at home.  Like the Negroni?  This one’s for you.  $16.95, Amazon.

Crafthouse by Fortessa Cocktail Shaker Set

Brought to you by our dear friend, Charles Joly, via Crafthouse and Fortessa Design.  A well made cocktail shaker set for the enthusiast in your life.  We’re going to get our hands on one of these as well.  We had the opportunity to work with the set and we can say, these will  last awhile.  Set includes Boston shaker, Hawthorne strainer, jigger and wooden muddler. $99.95 at Williams-Sonoma.

Remington Champagne Bowl

Want to be the host with the most?  How about this Champagne Bowl?  Fill’er up with your favorite bubbly and invite 10 of your closest friends.  Holds 6 bottles and 10 glasses.  $159.95 at Z Gallerie.

Cambridge Dorian Brass & Black 24 oz Cocktail Shaker

We all know Target has style, this shaker fits the bill.  An attractive looking shaker that looks great in any home bar.  $29.99 at Target.

Metal, Wood, and Leather Bar Cart – Gold – Threshold™

One more beauty from Target.  We are loving the mid-century design and function of this bar cart.  And you don’t have to break the bank.  $129.99 at Target.

Pineapple Glass Markers (Set of 6)

Loving these simple glass markers for your home party.  Never get your glass of precious liquid stolen again.  $11.00 at Nordstrom.

LE CREUSET Butler’s Friend Cork Remover

We love LE CREUSET, we love wine, we love this style of wine opener.  Keeps the cork intact and looks great while doing it.  This one is on sale!  $60.00, Nordstrom.

Whisky Macallan 40 year old (1949)

There is a place where you can find some of the rarest spirits on earth.  We found this beauty waiting to be bought and enjoyed.  Of course, please message us when you do, we will gladly join. Approximately $6,800 via Old Liquor.

Jonathan Adler Versailles Coaster Set

Everybody needs some good coasters.  We love the design and durability of these. Classical motifs in a modern, shaded style with super-saturated hues. Crafted from high-fired porcelain and adorned with gilded accents. $68 at Jonathan Adler.

There you have it folks, we wanted to wish everyone an amazing Holiday season and a great 2017!  Thank you for all your support!