Instead of the same old Father’s Day gifts why not spice it up a bit? Over the years, Dad has received more than his share of ties, candy and all of the other usual gifts given on this special day. This year give him something he can really appreciate!

For Wine Lovers

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The team behind Napa’s Palmaz Vineyards spends every day thinking about how to blend technology and tradition to create superior wine – and it shows! For the wine-loving dads give them something they really want – a delicious and timeless Cabernet Sauvignon ($165). These wines are enjoyable in their youth, but also age extremely well. Depending on the varietal blend, this wine features rich layers of dark fruit, spicy oak, chocolate and ripe berries, and rises to a full-bodied finish. But why stop there? You could even buy your dad a Brasas Food & Wine Society Membership for 2019 – more information here. (Chacra Club starts at $345).

For Brown Spirits Lovers

All you have to do is take one sip and you’ll discover something that may both surprise and delight you – Four Roses is unlike any other Bourbon. Four Roses is unique because it handcrafts 10 distinct and extraordinary Bourbon recipes. Handcrafted artistry such as this may take a little more time, but after your first taste, we’re sure you’ll agree, it’s worth the effort. Try the Four Roses Single Barrel ($45), the Four Roses Small Batch ($38), or Four Roses Bourbon ($20.99-$22.99) and see for yourself.

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Clyde May’s spirit lives on in every bottle — a legacy as authentic as the Alabama Style Whiskey he invented over 70 years ago. Just one sip, and you’ll see that his integrity and commitment to quality gave us a damn good standard to live up to. This is a must have this Father’s Day. Try the Alabama Style Whiskey ($34.99), or the newest edition Clyde May’s Rye ($44.99).

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For over 200 years, Ardbeg has been distilled on the small, remote Scottish Isle of Islay. Some people travel to Ardbeg along the winding road from Port Ellen. Others follow their nose, their destiny or the advice of a good friend. Try their 10 Year Old Single Malt ($55) or the recently introduced An Oa ($60).