Host's Guide Holiday 2012: Raising the Bar

  • Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
    Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
  • Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
    Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
  • Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
    Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
  • Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
    Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
  • Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
    Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
  • Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
  • Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
  • Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
  • Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
  • Photo by Carin Krasner; Styling by Kim Wong
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    From left: Saint-Louis Oxymore flannel-gray hock ($208, www.saint-louis.com) and Amadeus flannel-gray hock ($245) and flannel-gray-leg wine glass ($245); except where otherwise indicated, all from Gearys, www.gearys.com

    This young-drinking Perbacco shows Barolo’s softer side…
    Proceeds from the sampling of five rare Japanese whiskeys will go to relief efforts in Nepal…
    Photo by Mark French
    Hanyu Ichiro’s Card Series is a full deck of single malts from a famous but shuttered distillery…
    Photo by Randall Cordero
    This delectable pinot from Central California has a touch of sweetness and an acidic finish…
    The world’s longest-serving malt master has masterfully combined some of the Balvenie’s top stocks…
    A blend of 26-year-old Scotch whisky from two bygone distilleries keeps their legacy alive…
    Photo by Randall Cordero
    Fifth-generation winemaker Joseph Wagner crafts a Burgundian beauty from three California counties…
    Fight through the bourbon shortage with these overproof whiskeys…
    Even though the spirit contains tequilas up to 49 months old, it is completely translucent…
    The whiskey was aged for 17 years in three different environments…