Cocktails Around The World - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Cocktails Around The World

The 2021 Summer Games, previously known as the 2020 Summer Games, kickoff on July 23rd with the first sporting event starting the following day. New to the games this year are 4 sports making their Olympic debut: surfing, skateboarding, sport climbing, and karate. Rumor has it that breakdancing will make…

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How To Build A Perfect Summer Picic - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

How To Make A Charcuterie Board

After being cooped up for a year it’s time to do some of your favorite couchbound activities outside! And by “favorites couchbound activities” we obviously mean eating and drinking. Read below for a how-to guide to the perfect summer picnic and cut the couch cord for a day of sunshine!…

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5 Summer Chardonnays Under $20 - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

5 Summer Chardonnays Under $20

Nothing beats a glass of chilled white wine for breaking up a summer’s day! If Chardonnay doesn’t come to mind as your go-to summer white, we’re about to change that. The Chardonnay is one of the six noble grapes, and one of the most popular wines in the world. There…

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Summer Vodka Cocktails - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Summer Vodka Cocktails

With the Texas summer in full swing, you need lasting refreshment to make a full day of fun in the sun. While nothing beats the delicious flavor combinations you can create with a cocktail, some spirits just aren’t made for summer weather. Rum cocktails can end up too sweet, tequila…

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Cool Off With Frozen Cocktails - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Cool Off With Frozen Cocktails

There’s one summer staple that often gets overlooked - the blender. Without this magnificent machine how would we whip up the perfect frozen poolside sippers to help get us through another Texas summer?! We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite frozen cocktails to give your blender a…

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Hard Seltzer Summer - Best Hard Seltzers At Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Hard Seltzer Summer

This summer is bringing a whole lot of new portable refreshment to wherever you want to be! Now you can enjoy spiked iced teas and summer seltzers in poolside friendly cans! So, no matter where your summer takes you, you can be safely sipping some sweet satisfaction in the sunshine!…

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National Martini Day - Top Martini Recipes - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

National Martini Day

The martini is a timeless classic. It never falls out of fashion and there’s no shortage of Bond films to remind us of its cool factor. Numerous theories on the cocktail’s origins exist, as do numerous versions and recipes. From gin or vodka to fruity or savory, the martini is…

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The World Of White Wines - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

The World of White Wines

Narrowing your wine preference down to red or white can be relatively easy, but trying to sip your way through every type of white wine is not something we’d suggest. That’s why we’ve broken white wines down into the three most requested types. We’ll be diving deep into dry, sweet,…

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10 Spring Wines Under $20 - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

10 Spring Wines Under $20

Spring is officially here and with it comes warmer weather, abundant greenery, wildflowers, and ample time outdoors. So, to help you enjoy nature’s awakening, we’ve put together a collection of wonderful spring wines under $20 to keep that financial spring in your step throughout our favorite sipping season!   Yalumba…

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Best Sparkling Wines Under $30 - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Brunch on a Budget – Sparkling Wines Under $30

Nothing defines brunch quite like the mimosa. It’s the only beverage occupying a specific timeslot in our lives. Plus, it’s delicious, easy to make, and looks like a glass of sunshine. The only difficult part about making mimosas is choosing the right sparkling accompaniment, which can be tricky if you…

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American Craft Beer Week - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Top Texas Craft Beers

American’s love for craft beers has continued its meteoric rise for good reason - they’re great beers! From the robust porters aged in bourbon barrels to the salty gose and unique sours, to all kinds of IPAs, and whatever else they think up. We just can’t seem to get enough…

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