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Holiday Gifting from Wally’s Wine, Sinatra Collectables and 24K Gold Jerky
2015-12-04 01:08:38
By Carole Dixon

Wally’s Wine Customized Gift Basket
Not only can you have a great meal now at Wally’s Wine in Beverly Hills now with chef David Féau in the the kitchen, but you order a gift baskets in between courses at the communal tables. Ranging in price from $75 up to $20,000, these vessels can be loaded with gourmet cheese, caviar, truffles, craft beer, fine wine and spirits. Check out some of the options here:  http://www.wallywine.com/c-4-gifts.aspx

If you are just looking for a few recommendations on what to bring to a holiday feast, here are some choices from Wally's expert buyers…

Wally's Wine and Spirits Italian Buyer Lance Mantalto recommends the following wines: 

Sorelle Bronca Prosecco $17.99

Borgo del Tiglio Mille Uve  $19.99 

Tenuta San Giudo Le Difese $25.99 

Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino $59.99

Vietti Barolo Castiglione $49.99 

Wally's Wine and Spirits Bordeaux Buyer Geoff Pattison recommends the following wines: 

2012 Chateau Montlandrie 750ml  $29.99

2010 Chateau Gigault Cuvee Viva 1.5L Magnum  $49.99

2010 Chateau Batailley 750ml  $74.99

2000 Chateau Gloria St Julien 750ml  $99.99  

2011 Chateau Pichon Lalande 750ml  $144.99

Wally's Wine and Spirits Champagne Buyer Manuel Bronson recommends the following champagnes: 

NV J Lassalle Brut Cachet d’Or $40 

NV Roederer Brut Premier $55 

NV Gosset Grand Reserve Rose $100 

MV Krug Grand Cuvee $190

1998 Dom Perignon P2 (Recently Disgorged) $400 

Wally's Spirits Buyer Ryan January recommends the following whiskey: 

2014 Kavalan Fino Sherry Solist $450

Booker's Bourbon $65

Ardbeg Corryvreckan Single Malt Scotch Whiskey $90

Nikka Coffey Grain Japanese Whiskey $70

Yellow Spot 12 year Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey $11

Frank Sinatra Collectable Whiskey
Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Century is a one-time, extremely limited run – only 100 barrels of the new marque were created in proprietary “Sinatra” barrels that undergo a special grooving process only done at the Jack Daniel’s cooperage. The relationship between Frank Sinatra and Jack Daniel’s is legendary, special and authentic and one that still holds strong to this day. First recommended by friend Jackie Gleason, the Tennessee Whiskey quickly became Sinatra’s signature drink. During performances, he kept a glass of Jack Daniel’s on a nearby stool on stage. Master distiller Jeff Arnett worked hand-in-hand with the Sinatra family to taste and select the perfect blend, resulting in a big character whisky at 100-proof, and the only one of its kind to ever be made. Each exclusive bottle is enclosed in a luxury gift box and will also offer a selection of previously unreleased Sinatra tracks, entitled “Sinatra Live at the Sands in 1966,” to accompany the specially designed Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Century bottle. ($499) www.jackdaniels.com

Three Jerks Jerky 24K Gold Jerky Gift Set

For nibbling with boozy cocktails, nothing quite says “Happy Holidays” like 24K gold dusted filet mignon beef jerky. Three Jerks Jerky is getting in to the holiday spirit this season with a limited edition gift set starring the 24K gold dusted jerky that is packaged in a high-security lock box.  In addition to the gold jerky, the gift set includes a pack of each Three Jerks Jerky flavor: Original, Chipotle Adobo, Memphis BBQ, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Hamburger and Maple Bourbon Churro. The Three Jerks Jerky 24K Gold Gift Set is $500 and will be available online at http://www.threejerksjerky.com