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Best spirit and wine gifts for dad on Father’s Day

We've rounded up the best bottles, from sake to Bourbon to sparkling wine.

Dad deserves to be spoiled, and there’s no better way to to do that than by gifting him one of the bottles from our list below. What’s in-store? From Wayne Gretzky’s first sparkling wine release to a Jack Daniel’s collaboration with Formula 1 to the latest limited-edition bourbon release from Bob Dylan’s distillery (the packaging is over-the-top!). Whether your dad is a wine guy, whisky fan or gin aficionado, we’ve found the best premium wine and spirits gifts for him on Father’s Day.


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Biodynamic Luna 1.1,

Waterford made major waves when they unveiled the Arcadian Farm Origin Series, a line of whiskies made with biodynamic barley. The Irish distillery partners with farmers that use organic and locally-sourced materials to make the process as sustainable as possible. The Luna 1:1 is warm, spicy and just a touch chocolatey.

A red leather journal opened to show a hidden compartment with a bottle that has a lighthouse painting over a steel blue circle graphic
Bootleg Series Vol. IV,
Heaven’s Door

Bob Dylan’s distillery releases a limited-edition bottle with one of his paintings on the label every year. This 11-year wheated bourbon features a lighthouse painting and comes packaged in a heavy leather journal. Heaven’s Door is opening to the public for the first time ever this Fall, so if your dad’s a big fan, you can get a head start on his Christmas gift and start perusing flights to Kentucky.

A bottle of Amaro Montenegro in an orange arch-shaped frame.
Amaro Montenegro,

Amaro Montenegro has the perfect balance of sweet and bitter. It’s superb neat, on the rocks or as a base for classic and innovative cocktails. Made with the same recipe since 1885, Amaro Montenegro’s distinct and well-balanced flavour comes from 40 botanicals sourced from around the world.


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The Coronation of King Charles III Edition,
Royal Salute

A bottle like this only comes around once in a lifetime. Royal Salute’s limited-edition coronation whisky is made with 53 rare malt and grain whiskies, and has a rich, sweet taste that’s meant to mark the beginning of a new royal era. Heads up: you’ll need to enter a draw on June 15th for the chance to buy this bottle.

A bottle of vodka with a red label in a steel blue arch-shaped frame
Stoli Vodka,

Stoli is a classically-styled and exceptionally smooth vodka that’s proudly made in Latvia. It’s an incredibly versatile spirit every dad will love!

A box with a blue bottle of Gunpowder Irish Gin and matching glass on a red circle graphic
Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin Gift Set,
The Shed Distillery

Gunpowder gin is distilled in rural Ireland with gunpowder tea – dried green tea rolled into small pellets – juniper berries, star anise and other botanicals. This snazzy gift set comes with a matching drinking glass in their signature cut blue glass.


A bottle of red wine with blue and gold detailing in a red arch-shaped frame
Old Vines Baco Noir,
Henry of Pelham

The ‘Speck Bros’ – known as Ontario’s Baco Noir pioneers – started shovel-planting vines at Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery in 1984. The fruit from those vines is used to make the Old Vines Baco Noir. This rich, smooth wine has a toasty oak finish that pairs perfectly with Father’s Day!

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Sparkling Brut VQA,
Wayne Gretzky Estates

The first-ever sparkling wine from Wayne Gretzky Estates has arrived just in time for Father’s Day. The refreshing Brut is made with Ontario Riesling, Muscat and Vidal – light and perfect for toasting. Time to raise a glass to the great ones in your life.

A sculptural Hennessy bottle on an orange circle graphic
Hennessy X.O x Kim Jones Masterpiece,

Acclaimed designer (and artistic director at Dior and Fendi) Kim Jones designed these unique Hennessy limited editions – and their matching sneakers. This exquisite Masterpiece bottle is 3D-printed and hand-finished, available only by custom order – but there’s a more accessible X.O bottle available as well.



A bottle of Bourbon with a black label on a blue circle graphic
Ezra Brooks 99 Proof Bourbon,
Ezra Brooks

If your dad likes a Bourbon with a smooth, mellow finish, the new 99-proof Bourbon from Ezra Brooks is sure to impress. So will your mixology skills – we’ve got three cocktail recipes that showcase the best of Ezra Brooks’s legendary Bourbons.

A bottle of Patron tequila and two glasses with a yellow pattern at the base on a red circle graphic
Patrón Reposado with Highball Glasses,

Patrón Reposado is lightly aged for two months in oak barrels to produce a famous flavour with notes of agave, oak, citrus and honey. This bottle comes with two (free) highball glasses, so you and your dad can start the celebration immediately.

A blue bottle of Bombay Sapphire with abstract artwork on an orange circle graphic
Bombay Sapphire Basquiat Limited Edition,
Bombay Sapphire

Bombay Sapphire’s sustainable distillery in the English countryside is on the cutting edge of eco-friendly spirit-making. This new limited edition bottle features a painting by acclaimed artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (it’s the first time Untitled – L.A. Painting has ever been licensed).


A bottle of rosé wine with a black label and cap
The Tragically Hip Flamenco Rosé 2021,
Stoney Ridge Estate Winery

The creation of this fresh and fruity rosé was inspired by the lyrics of The Tragically Hip’s song ‘Flamenco’ (Hip lovers will know the song from ‘Trouble at the Henhouse’). Strawberry and cherry flavours pair perfectly with cheese and charcuterie.

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Gin Echo Foxtrot,
Spiritueux Alpha Tango

Quebec’s Spiritueux Alpha Tango distillery has turned the NATO alphabet into an alcoholic art form. This flavoured dry gin is deep and fruity, but if your Dad likes a more classic gin, the distillery’s Bravo Charlie will be a hit.

A green sake bottle with Japanese artwork, black cloth and orange string.
Murai Family

This gorgeous, subtle sake is handmade by master brewer Yoshio Koizumi with Yamada Nishiki rice (known as “the king of sake rice”). It has a slight sweetness, with flavours like lychee and apricot. Serve it up alongside high-grade sashimi or sushi.


A gold box with whisky and two glasses on a dark red circle graphic
Teeling Small Batch Spirit of Dublin Gift Pack,
Teeling Distillery

This Dublin-made spirit was honoured with the title of Best Blended Irish Whiskey at the Irish Whiskey Awards. It delivers a light, smooth and sweet whisky experience, with distinct notes of burnt sugar, tropical fruit, vanilla and spice.

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Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc,
Cloudy Bay

Cloudy Bay has been credited with putting New Zealand on the world wine map, and their legendary Sauvignon Blanc has a new look. The bottle now sports embossed mountain ranges and a high-end canvas label, but the drink itself is a timeless classic – just like your dad.

A bottle of Jack Daniels with a black and orange box on a steel blue circle graphic
McClaren Formula 1 Whisky,
Jack Daniel’s

This limited-edition bottle of Jack was created in celebration of the brand’s new partnership with the McLaren Formula 1 Racing Team. The special bottle sports the team’s signature colour, ‘papaya,’ and pays homage to founders Jack Daniel and Bruce McLaren.


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