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The New Wine Rules by Jon Bonné • $15 If you break out in flop sweat at the mere thought of buying or ordering wine, it’s time to take a deep breath, relax, remind yourself that it is just wine, and buy a copy of Jon Bonné’s The New Wine Rules. In 151 pages, wine critic and Punch senior contributing editor Bonné strips away the bullshit and arms you with the knowledge you need to be an informed, confident wine lover. 3-Ingredient Cocktails by Robert Simonson • $19 The title says it all, really: 75 incredible cocktails that require three in- gredients. If you want to up the gift ante, buy a bottle to accompany the book and add a hangtag that lists some of the cocktail names in the book that can be made with the spirit. By the Smoke and the Smell by Thad Vogler • $27 From mezcal in Oaxaca to brandy in France—San Francisco restau- rateur Thad Vogler traverses the globe in pursuit of passionate pro- ducers and their authentic spirits. One of the most enjoyable reads I’ve come across in a long time, maybe ever, regarding spirits. © Hundred-to-One LLC 2017. All rights reserved.