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.

¡Viva Tequila Cocktails!

Tequila and the summertime. They just belong together, don’t they? Mix up any one (or more) of these tequila cocktail recipes and you’re sure to beat the summer heat. Before you begin, head to your nearest Spec’s so you can stock up on some agave goodness. ¡Viva tequila! Spicy Margarita…

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The Perfect Day at The Beach

If you’re not properly prepared, the perfect beach trip is, well, it’s no day at the beach. Not to worry though, Spec’s is here to help you get the most out of the coast with these simple tips and convenient recipes. No matter what you’re drinking, you don’t want sand…

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Celebrity Cocktails

When it comes to the drinking habits of the rich and famous, there are a few go-to beverages we all think of: James Bond and his shaken martini, The Dude and his White Russian, etc. But the simple reality of how celebrities get down may surprise you. Since Spec’s has…

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National Piña Colada Day!

If you like Piña Coladas, and getting caught in the rain…then bring an umbrella because today is your lucky day. It’s National Piña Colada Day! Time to kick back and dig your toes into the sand, or at the very least, enjoy a fresh Piña Colada on the deck of…

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Wedding Cocktails

Wedding Cocktails

Family. Friends. All coming together to celebrate your happily ever after. There are few days as special as the one when you say, “I do”. Other than seeing your Aunt Myrtle twerking at the reception—what else makes a wedding day as memorable as it is? It’s all the personal touches.…

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Bourbon & BBQ Pairings

Bourbon & BBQ Pairings

Summer has begun and it’s National Bourbon Day! Both Bourbon and BBQ share so many similarities. They’re strong. Have origins in charred wood. (And they’re about as American as a bald eagle soaring over a baseball stadium that’s blaring ‘God Bless The USA’.) But as much as they have in…

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6 Cognac And Food Pairings

6 Cognac and Food Pairings

Who is cognac? Cognac is that person you go on a date with who whispers, “I’m not like all the others, you know—I’m complex.” Intriguing. Bold. And yes. Very complicated in taste. Many think Cognac is difficult to pair with most foods—that she demands to be savored all by herself,…

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5 Pitcher Cocktails For A Sunny Day

5 Pitcher Cocktails for a Sunny Day

Your daughter’s college graduation. Perfect weather. Your dog’s 11th birthday. No matter your excuse for throwing a party—these 5 pitcher cocktail recipes can turn any day into a day worth celebrating outside with friends. When it comes to cocktails—the difference between “Yum” and “Dang-where’d-you-get-this-recipe?”—is the quality of the ingredients. Stop…

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