Bring a bottle of one of these to your Christmas gathering, and you’re sure to be the hit of the party.
High-roller: Johnnie Walker Platinum 18 Year Old Scotch (80 proof) $104.99
Befriend with Bourbon: Jim Beam Signature Craft 12 Year Straight Bourbon Whiskey (86 proof) $36.99* — or — Knob Creek Smoked Maple Straight Bourbon Whiskey (90 proof) $31.99*
They-Already-Have-Everything: Ciroc Amaretto Vodka (70 proof) $31.99*
Something Sparkling: Lenoble Brut Nature NV $48.99
“Champagne is so 2013”: Dewatsuru Hihaku Junmai Daiginjo Sake Akita NV $45.99
Fortune Teller: Any 2011 Port. We’re told, “This is the time to think about picking up a 2011 Port and forgetting about it for 20 years—it’s supposed to be the best vintage in several decades and is getting really good press.”
*Sale price — good through Jan. 5, 2014.