Monday, January 3, 2011

Delicious & Discounted: Wine and Liquor Options for the New Year

We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and are enjoying the New Year!

For most of us, the past month has been filled with shopping, spending, tipping, and gifting, which can leave your wallet looking a bit empty by the New Year. We feel your pain, and DrinkUpNY is here to help! Not only will we be offering sales and price reductions in the near future, but you can continue to celebrate the season right now with our wide selection of affordable wines and spirits!

These are just a few of our high quality winter spirits that won't break the bank:

Under $50

Castarede "Selection" Armagnac
Harvest Spirits "Cornelius" Applejack
Bache-Gabrielsen Classic VSOP Cognac

Montenegro Amaro Liqueur
Averell Damson Gin Liqueur
Combier "Royal Combier" Grande Liqueur


Suntory "Yamazaki" 12 Year Old Single Malt Japanese Whisky
AnCnoc 12 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Under $25
Finger Lakes Distilling Company "McKenzie" Bourbon Whiskey
Clear Creek "Eau de Vie de Pomme" 8 Year Old Barrel-Aged Apple Brandy
American Fruits Black Currant Brandy
Bertagnolli "Grappino Bianco" Grappa

Vecchio Amaro del Capo Liqueur
Meletti Anisette Liqueur
Voyant Chai Cream Liquor

Black Bottle Blended Scotch Whisky
John L. Sullivan Blended Irish Whiskey
Old Whiskey River Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Don't worry, we didn't forget about all you wine lovers out there! We've selected a variety of delicious, affordable wines priced under $15.00 that are perfect for weeknight meals and casual gatherings. While the winter months are usually all about rich, flavorful reds, we've also added dessert wines and food-friendly white wines to our list to satisfy every palate!

Red Wine:

La Source Vin de Pays d'Oc Cabernet Sauvignon (Languedoc-Rousillon, France)
Michael Pozzan "Reserve" Cabernet Sauvignon (Sonoma, California)
Raphael Cabernet Franc (North Fork of Long Island, New York)
Sunset Rd. Vintners "Independent Producers" Merlot (Columbia Valley, Washington State)
R Winery "Strong Arms" Shiraz (South Australia, Australia)
The Pinot Project Pinot Noir (California)
Di Majo Norante Terre degli Osci Sangiovese (Molise, Italy)

White Wine:

Step Rd. Winery "Black Wing" Padthaway Chardonnay (South Australia, Australia)
Setzer Gruner Veltliner (Weinvertel, Austria)
Schloss Walhausen "Two Princes" Riesling (Nahe, Germany)
Old Plains Wine "Funhouse" Pinot Grigio (South Eastern Australia, Australia)

Dessert Wine:

Ferreira Tawny Port NV (Douro Valley, Portugal)
Alvear's Cream Montilla-Moriles NV (Andalusia, Spain)

Browse our extensive selection of fine wines and spirits by price to find something within your budget. While sometimes it's really worth spending the money for top-shelf items, it's usually more of a thrill to find a real value, and luckily, we're here to sift through lots of less-than-inspiring drinks to find fantastic value alternatives for you!


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