Our 2022 Holiday Alcohol Gift Guide

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Ole Smoky Shine Nog.

Every year we round up a variety of holiday gifting options, sure to bring a smile to friends and family. From limited-edition packaging to new releases and value add-ons, we cover a variety of products for our alcohol gift guide. Check out these new products just in time for whatever winter holiday you and your customers celebrate, and contact your local wholesaler for more information about obtaining these special holiday items for your store.

Ole Smoky Shine Nog

Ole Smoky has brought back their season offering of Shine Nog, a holiday eggnog combined with the distillery’s moonshine. SRP: $34.99 per 750-ml. bottle.

The Gold Fashioned

Sunday’s Finest Cocktails have released the Gold Fashioned 2022 Blend for the holiday season. The new 2022 features a split-base blend of three whiskeys: a 15-year Kentucky straight bourbon, a 9-year Kentucky straight bourbon and a 6-year Indiana straight rye. This is then combined with saffron bitters (made in-house) and brown cane sugar. The Gold Fashioned includes a citrus atomizer zest. SRP: $150 per 750-ml. bottle.

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Champagne Pommery Mandala Boxes

Champagne Pommery has released its World Collection: four of its popular products now come in new Mandala boxes, a gift for the worldly traveler.

Options include: Brut Royal (SRP $51.99), Brut Rosé Royal (SRP $64.99), Blanc de Blancs (SRP $65.99) and Grand Cru Royal Millésimé 2009 (SRP $74.99).4

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Russell’s Reserve Single Rickhouse Camp Nelson C

Russell’s Reserve Single Rickhouse features whiskey from 72 barrels from the now-dismantled rickhouse Camp Nelson C. This bourbon comes bottled at 112.4 barrel proof, and features notes of toffee, coconut and vanilla, the company says. SRP: $249.99 per 750-ml. bottle.

Tanteo Navidad

Tanteo Tequila has released a limited-edition, seasonal expression: Tanteo Navidad. Navidad is an añejo tequila rested for 18 months in American oak barrels, infused with pequin chilis, nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, ginger and cocoa beans. Ten percent of all profits from the sale of Tanteo Navidad go towards Un Salto Con Destino, a charity providing medical services to underprivileged members of Tanteo’s Mexican community. SRP: $59.99 per 750-ml. bottle.

Segal Native Kosher Wine

Segal Winery has released the Segal Native Marawi. Marawi is a grape variety indigenous to the Holy Land, which was used for winemaking and the sacred services in the Jewish Temple of Jerusalem. The wine is certified kosher by the Royal Wine Corp. SRP: $25 per 750-ml. bottle.

Bollinger La Grande Année 2014

Champagne is a classic for the holiday season. Bollinger offers La Grande Année 2014, a champagne made from a blend of 61% pinot noir and 39% chardonnay. The wine is vinified in small barrels and cellar aged. SRP: $170 per 750-ml. Bottle.

Grand Marnier Quintessence Grande Cuvée with Maison Baccarat

Grand Marnier, a blend of cognac and orange bitters, has released Quintessence Grande Cuvée. It comes in a handmade decanter from Baccarat, inspired by the original bottle of Grand Marnier. SRP: $3500 per 750-ml. bottle.

Woodford Reserve x Williams Sonoma Gift Set

The Woodford Reserve x Williams Sonoma Gift Set is a set of three cocktail syrups meant to pair with Woodford Reserve whiskey. They can also be mixed with sparkling water as a nonalcoholic option for those that choose to abstain, but still want the experience of a holiday drink. The set includes Mint Julep syrup, Old Fashioned syrup and a Whiskey Sour mix. SRP: $39.95 per set.

Flaviar’s Whiskey Advent Calendar

The Whiskey Advent Calendar contains 24 whiskeys from around the world, including Irish, Japanese and Australian whiskeys. With purchase, consumers receive an embossed leather coaster, a Glencairn glass, and a tasting journal. SRP: $260 per calendar.

Brockmans Gin Gift Pack

Brockmans Gin is bringing back its gift pack in time for the 2022 fall and holiday gift-giving seasons. The gift pack includes a 750-ml. bottle of Brockmans Gin and a martini glass. Brockmans Gin blends botanicals including blueberries, blackberries, citrus and coriander with the traditional juniper berries. SRP: $34.99 per pack.

Starward Australian Whiskey Gift Set

The Starward Whisky Gift Pack contains three 200-ml. bottles of Two-Fold, Nova and Solera whiskey. Two-Fold is a double grain whisky, matured in red wine barrels. Nova is a single malt whisky. Solera is a single malt, with notes of fruit, creme brélée and spice, the company reports. SRP: $39.99 per set. 

Etoile Brut

Etoile Brut features chardonnay, pinot noir and meunier. It pairs with delicate, subtly sweet or aromatic flavors, the company reports. SRP: $50 per 750-ml. bottle

The Community Spirit Cocktail Book

The Community Spirit Vodka celebrates eight bartenders via a cocktail book that shares their stories. This gift offering includes a 750-ml. bottle of The Community Spirit Vodka and the Community Cocktail Book, which features eight unique cocktail recipes. SRP: $27.99 per set.

Bisquit & Dubouché Cognac

Bisquit & Dubouché has both VSOP and XO offerings for the cognac enthusiast. Tasting notes include honeysuckle, citrus and mango for the VSOP, and plum, gingerbread and licorice for the XO, the company reports. SRP: $59.99 or $179.99, respectively, per 750-ml. bottle.

Catedral Tobalá Mezcal

Catedral Tobalá Mezcal is a holiday offering for the tequila and mezcal fan. It offers nutty, toffee flavors, the company says, and can be sipped like whiskey or paired with nuts and fruit. SRP: $89.99 per 750-ml. bottle

Moët & Chandon Specially Yours Gift Boxes

Specially Yours from Moët & Chandon are personalized gift boxes available in both cardboard and metal options. Specially Yours is offered in Imperial Brut or Rose Imperial 750-ml. bottles. SRP: Imperial Brut $79 / Rose Imperial $83.

Woodford Reserve Double-Oaked Personalized Engraving

Woodford Reserve offers a spin on their classic bourbon. Personalized engravings are offered via ReserveBar. SRP: $54.99 per 750-ml. bottle.

Buzz Moscato Kosher Wine

Carmel Winery, an Israeli winery founded in 1882, has released Buzz, a line of fruit-flavored Moscato wines. These are sweet, low-alcohol wines targeted at younger consumers and are meant for casual drinking. Buzz Moscato is available in Peach, Mango and Pineapple. SRP: $11 per 750-ml. bottle.

Heaven’s Door Trilogy Collection The Heaven’s Door Trilogy Collection

Features all three expressions, including Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Double Barrel Whiskey and Straight Rye, in 200-ml. bottles. SRP: $59 per collection.

The Macallan James Bond 60th Anniversary Release

The James Bond 60th Anniversary collection comprises six limited-edition bottles of The Maccallan’s single malt whisky. Each package features an original design and color to denote the decade it represents. SRP: $1,007 per 750-ml. bottle.

Jamie Stafford is the editorial associate at Beverage Dynamics. Reach her at jstafford@epgacceleration.com. Read her recent piece, 7 Alcohol Trends in 2022-23.

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