In the latest edition of TODAY’s Holiday Handbook

on the 3rd Hour of the TODAY SHOW, bourbon curator and Barleycorn Society member Fred Minnick shares his recommendations for festive libations, including Prosecco, pecan liqueur, tequila, Chardonnay and, of course, bourbon!

Fred recommends adding these spirits to your holiday shopping list this year:

Prosecco: Earl Stevens Propesecco DOC
Sweet sipper: Rivulet Artisan Pecan Liqueur
Scotch: Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban Port Cask 14 Years OId
Bourbon: Four Roses Small Batch Select
White wine: Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay
Tequila: Fortaleza Reposado
Beer: Pilsner Urquel
Rum: Appleton Signature Blend
Red wine: Murrieta’s Well Cabernet Sauvignon

Fred Minnick is a renowned best-selling author, taster, and speaker. He’s the editor-in-chief of Bourbon+, co-founder of Bourbon & Beyond Festival, host of Bourbon Up on Amazon Prime, host of the Fred Minnick Podcast, and Fred Minnick YouTube channel, co-host of Bourbon Pursuit Podcast, and an in-demand spirits personality who regularly appears in national print and television interviews. Fred is also the bourbon authority of the Kentucky Derby Museum and is single handedly returning the ascot to prominence.