Athlete-Owned Wines & Spirits - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Athlete-Owned Wines & Spirits

Professional athletes have been endorsing products for decades; everything from shoes and apparel to cars and food. 99% of those are not made by the athlete, just endorsed. But when it comes to alcohol, athletes are much more involved in the creation and production of these brands. But are any…

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Boozy Desserts Recipes - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Boozy Desserts

Not all alcohol belongs in a glass. These boozy desserts are the perfect way to wrap up your Thanksgiving dinner! Spec’s Maple Pecan Pie made with Crown Royal Whisky The directions for this delicious pie come with a couple of options: you can drive to your neighborhood Spec’s and buy…

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Scotch 101 - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Scotch 101: Top 5 Beginner Bottles

The key to remember is that all ryes, scotches, and bourbons are types of whiskey, but not all whiskeys are ryes, scotches or bourbons. The same way all Chardonnays are white wine but not all white wines are Chardonnays. Bourbon, scotch, rye and the like are different types of whiskey…

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Texas Travel Treats - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Texas Travel Treats

You don’t have to fly to some exotic location to enjoy a much-needed summer vacation! With a state as big as Texas, there’s plenty to do all within a day of travel! Check out some of our favorite summer spots in Texas and be sure to hit up Spec’s on…

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The History of Rum - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

The History of Rum

The history of rum as we know it today begins in 2010. Before this period, rum was considered a mythical libation due to its draconian production methods. It was reported that in order to make rum, one was required to do so on a ship, in the eye of 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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Whiskies of The World - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Whiskies of The World

When you think whiskey, you typically think of countries like Ireland, Scotland, Canada, and the U.S., but there are actually over 25 whiskey-producing nations around the world. These different regions of the world have different spellings - whiskey or whisky, and neither is technically wrong. Whiskey is generally used in…

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