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Sempronia Hobgood

A foodie, nerd, book lover, and eager taste tester. I’m a night owl with a need to expand my knowledge of other cultures and places to give myself a better perspective.

Corporate Alcohol Gifts for Any Occasion

Wine, liquor, and beer have long been popular gifts in the business world. After all, drinking together is a long-standing business tradition when closing deals. A quality bottle of the good stuff can serve as a great reminder of your working relationships. Corporate alcohol gifts, when done right, can help your company cement a name for itself and celebrate lucrative and long-lasting business relationships.

The first tip every company should know is so important; we’re keeping it above the fold. Make sure you check with HR! Every company has different policies on the kinds of gifts employees can accept in the office. Checking beforehand can save you both embarrassment, not to mention your gifting budget. If you’re interested in exploring how you level up your corporate alcohol gifts, keep on reading.

Corporate Alcohol Gifts - Wine and boxes

International Business Drinking Etiquette

As you navigate the international world of business, you’re bound to run into questions about business drinking etiquette. The first and best rule in business drinking etiquette, check with HR. Many countries, like the US and UK, have very lax rules about cocktails at business meetings. Make sure you check with individual companies, as some may have different values.

However, even the powers of the HR department only get you so far. Many business dinners happen outside of business hours, where local culture and custom reign supreme and business rules get lax. It’s easy to be torn between wanting to make a good lasting business impression while also wanting to relax and let your personality shine.

Keep reading to get some answers to some of the most common questions about business drinking etiquette.

A group of colleagues enjoying a drink and dinner together giving a thumbs up.

Whiskey 101: How To Navigate The World Of Whiskey

Whiskey, or whisky, is an iconic gentleman’s drink. While I appreciate the image, I’m a firm believer that whiskey is a drink for all adults who enjoy it. Much like wine, you shouldn’t brush whiskey off if you haven’t tried several different bottles. So much goes into making whiskey that the end result varies wildly between brands. Think of the difference between your deviled eggs and your mom’s. Even if you’re following her recipe EXACTLY, we both know there’s something different that you can notice there. If you’re like me, yours are better. But your secret is safe with me. And that’s your first tip; whiskey is an excellent addition to brunch and pairs pretty darn well with a good deviled egg. But don’t worry, that’s not my only whiskey fact! Here’s our stab at teaching you all you need to know about this iconic drink with Whiskey 101!

Whiskey In Glass

Cocktails for Mother’s Day: A Toast To Mom

It’s time to remind you: Mom deserves great cocktails for Mother’s Day! Now, if your mom is a whiskey neat or beer kind of mom, power to her! There is nothing wrong with giving mom exactly what you know she loves, and well, we’d love to help you do it with a collection of cocktails for Mother’s Day she won’t soon forget.

But after the last year, I think we can all agree it’s nice to change things up. So if your mom likes adventure, or you’re just looking to film some reaction videos, we’ve picked out a few cocktails that are fun and easy to make. If you don’t see anything you like on the list, let us know in the comments what you’re looking for. No, seriously, we’d love the chance to write about the cocktails you want to see. Or make a cocktail using the ingredients you suggest.


Top 5 Alcohol Gifts Around The World

We’re firm believers that it’s the thought that counts for a gift, especially when it comes to liquor gifts. So if you’re looking for a “right” answer, we can’t say there is one.

The SAFE answer is to send your friends what you know they love.

The FUN answer, is to take a look at what’s currently trending and try to expand your friends’ horizons. A new liquor, or change in brand of liquor, can open them up to new possibilities. And let’s face it, we all have one person we silently judge for drinking bottom shelf wine all the time. Go head, help a friend out and buy them something better. Below you’ll find our most sold alcohol categories and brands of 2020. If ever there was a year to drink, 2020 takes the crown (Crown Royal 😉 ).


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