Spec's

Owned and operated by the same Houston family since 1962, Spec’s is a true destination shopping experience. We now operate over 150 stores all over the great state of Texas and offer a large selection of wines, spirits and finer foods.

Discover Spain!

Discover Spain!

Castillo Perelada GR-174 2014 Red Blend Priorat, Spain Cash Price $14.99 I recently visited this winery in the hills of Priorat.  The vines are planted on a steep incline that is impossible to machine harvest.  We were there at harvest time, so I was able to taste the grapes that will…

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Frosty Navel

Frosty Navel

Ingredients
12 oz frozen orange juice concentrate, softened
2 cups frozen peaches
2 cups peach schnapps
1/2 cup orange liqueur
Sliced peaches, for garnish

Preparation
In a blender, pulse orange juice concentrate. Add frozen peaches, schnapps, and orange liqueur

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National Amaretto Day

National Amaretto Day

Are you ready? You’re about to refine your knowledge of world culture. And feel inspired to create a delicious almond cocktail! Today we celebrate National Amaretto Day. Amaretto is Italian for “a little bitter”. Taking its name from the bitter almond (mandorla amara)—this Italian liqueur is actually delightfully sweet. The…

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World Malbec Day

World Malbec Day

Oh, Malbec—you Argentinian minx. How we love thee. If you aren’t familiar with Malbec, she’s known for her full, dark fruit flavors and smoky, but short finish. So what is World Malbec Day? Well my wine-curious compadre, the short and obvious answer—a world celebration of Malbec wine, established in 2011…

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Spanish Wine Month

Spanish Wine Month

It is an exciting time to have Spanish wine in your glass. The wines of Spain have been on an upward curve for the last twenty years and are truly starting to hit their stride, especially in the American market. The wines are just now truly becoming recognized for their…

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The Blooming Botanist Recipe

Spring has sprung! Stop to smell the flowers in this floral cocktail. Cheers! Ingredients 6 oz. Lillet Blanc 3 oz. Gin 6 oz. Grapefruit Juice Some pretty (and edible! flowers) Preparation Combine Lillet, Gin and Grapefruit Juice in a shaker with ice. Shake, and pour into cocktail glasses for you…

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All Star Punch Recipe

March Madness is right around the corner. Spec's has the perfect punch recipe for you and your friends to enjoy while cheering on your team. Cheers! Ingredients A 6 pack of your favorite Amber Ale 6 oz Chartreuse 2.5 cups of Pineapple Juice Orange Slices Preparation To enjoy combine everything…

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Brunch Punch Recipe

The weather is warming up and that means brunch season is back in full swing! Enjoy some brunch inspired punch with you eggs this weekend. Cheers! Ingredients Lemon Vodka Sparkling Wine Orange Juice Pineapple Juice Lots of Fruit! Preparation To start enjoying just combine all the ingredients in a punch…

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Music Fest Marg Recipe

Get ready for the upcoming musical festivals season in Austin, TX with this spicy watermelon margarita. Perfect for sipping outside before hitting the streets for this years SXSW events! Ingredients 2 oz Fresh Watermelon Juice 1.5 oz Tequila 3/4 oz Lime Juice 1/2 oz Orange Juice 1/2 tsp Agave Nectar…

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