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.

Simple Sangaree

Simple Sangaree

Ingredients
1 1/2 oz merlot
1 oz bourbon
1/4 oz simple syrup
4 cherries
Lemon slice for garnish

Preparation
Muddle cherries in a cocktail shaker. Add ice, simple syrup,

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Friday The 13th Cocktails

Friday the 13th Cocktails

It’s Friday the 13th, a date many associate with bad luck. But here at Spec’s we believe in making your own luck, so why not celebrate? After all, a Friday is still a Friday. So stop by your nearest Spec’s to stock up on the ingredients you’ll need to make…

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NYE Party Hosting Tips

NYE Party Hosting Tips

It’s going to be the last party of the year! But before you pop your cork — make sure your champagne is paired with an appetizer that’ll make you look like a gourmet guru. Hop into your nearest Spec’s and pick up one of these classy pairings of sparkling wine…

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Uncork Your Holiday Spirits

Uncork Your Holiday Spirits

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to mix up an enticing cocktail! These seasonal recipes are so certain to spread holiday cheer—even the Grinch-iest party guest will go from “Bah Humbug” to “Bah Heck-Yeah!” So pull your sleigh in to the nearest Spec’s and grab the goodies you’ll…

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Up Your Party, Not Your Effort

Up Your Party, Not Your Effort

‘Tis the season for friends and feasting! And whether you’re the guest who doesn’t want to show up empty-handed or the host who spends hours hunting down that perfect recipe to put your frenemy’s toffee pudding to shame — you know that preparing food for a party is a lot…

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Citrus Sparkler Recipe

Ingredients 4 oz sparkling wine 1 sugar cube Dash of bitters Lemon twist for garnish Preparation Place the sugar cube in a flute and lightly sprinkle with bitters. Fill glass with sparkling wine and garnish with a lemon twist.

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Holiday Cookie & Wine Pairings

Holiday Cookie & Wine Pairings

Poor Santa Claus. All that work squeezing himself down every chimney, and what does he get rewarded with? Cookies and milk. Now we don’t have anything against dairy, but we believe that if you’re going to enjoy a cookie, the right wine will produce a much more gratifying pairing option.…

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