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.


When it comes to fine spirits, Canadian whisky holds a special place in the hearts of connoisseurs worldwide. Known for its smoothness, complexity, and unique production methods, Canadian whisky has gained recognition as one of the top spirits in the global market.  In this deep dive, we will explore the rich history, production techniques, flavor profiles, and iconic brands that have made Canadian whisky a beloved choice among enthusiasts. 


St. Patrick’s Day on the 17th of March is a massive celebration in Ireland but with 30 000+ Irish men and women living South Africa it’s also very big here. And while we ‘Saffers’ pride ourselves on our green and gold, it’s the one day we’re not wearing it in support of the ‘Bokke’ but rather to avoid having our bottoms pinched by a leprechaun.


In recent years, the sales of Irish whisky have been on a tremendous rise. So, if you are a whisky lover, you must try this because the flavour notes in this whisky are amazing. Understandably, for a person embarking on this thrilling journey to start drinking Irish whisky, a natural question to ask is, ‘How do you start?’ 


Scotch whisky brand Ballantine’s has unveiled its latest offering: Ballantine’s 7 American Barrel. The new whisky is a combination of single malt and single grain whiskies that have been matured in oak casks for at least seven years, then finished in charred American barrels from Kentucky.


Scotch whisky brand Ballantine’s has unveiled its latest offering: Ballantine’s 7 American Barrel.  The new expression from the Pernod Ricard-owned brand blends Scottish and American traditions to deliver a whisky with depth and a touch of sweetness.


We’re not here to judge anyone for their preferred method of enjoying single malt whiskey. We all have our own preferences and what’s important is that you enjoy the experience in whichever way that brings you the most pleasure. It’s especially tough to go wrong when you have a bottle of single malt from Loch Lomond Whiskies


As the ninth-largest whisky market in the world, South Africa imports 42 million bottles of Scotch whisky every year. Strict global regulations on Scotch production prevent distillers from cutting corners with their craft, ensuring a premium standard and taste are maintained across the international stage.


Irish or not, St Patrick’s Day is a big celebration for a lot of people. And like most celebrations, that means drinks. Even better – it means themed drinks. Whether you like fancy cocktails or you like to keep things simple and old fashioned (or whether you just like an Old Fashioned cocktail), there’s something for everybody. In fact, there’s plenty of choice and no need for two people to be drinking the same thing – unless they want to, of course.


There is nothing better than drinking your favorite drink while playing your favorite casino game. When gambling at the most reputable casinos, you can find a wide variety of different drink choices, ranging from regular coffee to strong alcoholic drinks like whiskey and cocktails. However, since there are many options available, players can sometimes find it hard to decide what to order.