Labor Day Cocktails - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Things

Labor Day Cocktails

Send summer off with a delicious bang with these perfect end of summer cocktails!   Blood Orange Champagne Mule Ingredients 1 ½ oz. vodka juice of ½ a medium blood orange juice of ½ a lime 4 mint leaves 2 oz. chilled ginger beer Top off with chilled champagne or…

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Texas Concerts & Cocktails

Texas Concerts & Cocktails

With Texas opened back up and everyone looking for something to do this summer, we thought it might be nice to put together a list of no-stress good times. We couldn’t think of a better way to get back out there than by enjoying some live music. So, we’ve put…

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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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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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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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Star Wars Cocktail Recipes - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Star Wars Cocktails, They Are

May the fourth be with you…on May 4th - the unofficially official Star Wars holiday! This year it falls on Midichlorian Monday, so plan accordingly, young Jedi. So, in order to get your Mos Eisley Cantina hopping, you’re going to need some cocktails. While we can’t travel the system collecting…

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Easter Fun For Adults - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Easter Fun For Adults

Coming up with things to keep the kids entertained during Easter has never been a problem, but what about activities for adults? Many of the things that work for kids can be easily adapted for adults. And, let’s be honest, after all the food prep and decorating, you deserve to…

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Floral Cocktails - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Floral Cocktails

After a chilly winter nothing warms the heart quite like Spring’s vivid flowers and fresh blooms! And we can’t think of a prettier way to praise the petals than by adding them to a cocktail. Floral cocktails are as delicious as they are beautiful, and we think they’re the perfect…

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March Tournament Cocktails - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

March Tournament Cocktails

The largest non-official work holiday is almost here! Non-official work holiday? By this we’re referring to the last few weeks of March where you keep one eye on keeping up appearances and the other firmly planted on some sort of visual display showing college basketball. It’s March Madness! And while…

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St. Patrick's Day Cocktails - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

St. Patrick’s Day typically conjures images of green beer, tacky t-shirts, and terrible Irish accents. And while there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that, if you give us a minute, you’ll be the historically savvy fella spreading a smidge of knowledge about the man behind this gloriously green holiday! Patrick, “the…

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