Father’s Day is nearly here, don’t forget dad.
Skip the silk ties, the novelty gifts, or sausage of the month club (wait – that sausage gift sounds pretty good) and get dad what he really wants. You don’t know what dad wants? Fair enough. Dad can be tricky to shop for but we have a few suggestions.
Father’s Day Gifts to Drink
Michter’s Barrel Strength US*1 Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey – This is our perfectly timed Beverage of the Week this Father’s Day week. It’s bold and beautiful offering rich and complex flavors. It’s also a limited bottling making it extra special. Get the details.
Partida Blanco, 100% Agave Tequila – Is dad a Tequila fan? If so get him one of the best, Partida Blanco. This fantastic Tequila is wonderfully complex and pure and it is packaged in one of the industries most beautiful, while masculine, bottles. Get the details.
Chateau Lassègue Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2005 – If dad is a serious wine lover then get him a bottle that shows him that you appreciate great wine as well. Chateau Lassègue’s vigneron (winemaker and viticulturist) and co-owner Pierre Seillan is one of world’s great winemakers. He considers the 2005 vintage to be on par with the great 1982 vintage. Get it while it lasts. Get the details.
Cornerstone Cellars Black Label Syrah Napa Valley 2012 – Cornerstone Cellars is one of our favorite California wineries. The wines are crafted in relatively small quantities and every single bottling is brimming over with personality. Their Black Label Syrah is rich and brooding with soft tannins and perfect structure. Get the details.
Father’s Day Gifts to Hold
Tasting Whiskey (book)– This is Lew Bryson’s brilliant Whiskey book. Lew has a deep understanding of the subject of whiskey but for the reader of Tasting Whiskey Lew’s greatest talent is his ability to transmit that knowledge in a clear and conversational manner. Get the details.
Glencairn Whisky Glass – This is the indispensable accessory for the Whiskey aficionado. In just over a decade the iconic glass has become a staple in the industry. The distinctive shape of the glass is a physical representation of whiskey as is a silhouette of a still. This is a hell of an achievement. Get the details.