Unveiling the Magic of Wine Gift Giving

The Artistry Behind Our Wine Selection Gift

At Long Island Wine & Spirit Merchant, the artistry of selecting the perfect wine gift transcends mere taste-it’s about creating moments and memories. Our meticulously curated luxury wine selection is more than just a compilation of fine wines,it’s a tapestry of unique tales, each bottle a chapter, and every sip a narrative. Our experts dive deep into the heart of vineyards, from the sun-drenched hills of Long Island to the ancient cellars of Europe, ensuring every wine selected meets our high standards of quality, complexity, and character. Whether it’s the velvety decadence of a vintage Bordeaux or the crisp, refreshing allure of a Long Island Rosé, our selection is designed to cater to connoisseurs and novices alike, making the gift of wine an unforgettable experience.

 

Like any ice lolly, the most important part of nailing a perfectly refreshing and delicious booze-infused ice popsicle is the ingredients. Ice lollies are just a couple of liquids mixed together, so if the flavour profile isn’t right, there’s nothing left for the treat to hide behind. However, consistency is also a huge part of a successful freeze. Nobody wants a runny ice lolly that melts before they can finish it, right?

 

Many celebrities like to drink. Whether it is a great bottle of Bordeaux or a pricey brandy on the rocks. Some celebrities have even been known to drink a little too much at exactly the wrong time.

 

Winter weather conjures up images of cosy evenings with a warming beverage in hand. American Whiskeys hit all the right notes at this time of year, thanks to their toasty caramel, vanilla, honey and grain flavours and the famous ‘Kentucky Hug’ effect – that warm sensation you feel after a sip of good American Whiskey.

 

The cold is lifting, flowers are in bloom, longer days are heading our way and the promise of warmer weather is in the air, that’s right, spring is officially here. There’s no doubt about it—spring is a time of renewal, there’s a lot to love about this time of year including delicious bourbon cocktails.

 

Bourbon is enjoying an upswing in the premium spirits market with the dispersing notion that the drink is favoured by men only. The question on everyone’s tongues is, are females fuelling the bourbon renaissance?

 

South Africa offers an abundance of juicy citrus fruits, perfect to enjoy in citrus-forward classic cocktails like the Blinker and the Daiquiri. By adding fresh in-season local citrus juices, cocktail lovers can serve up a taste sensation on a sunny day.

 

Jim Beam recently celebrated the filling of its 17 millionth barrel of bourbon since prohibition, and remarkably, noted the filling of one million barrels during 18 months of the pandemic.

 

Jim Beam has achieved a pandemic-era production milestone by filling 1 million barrels during the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

The bourbon giant said it has filled one million barrels since the pandemic began last March.