New Tools For Your Home Bar

We’re always looking for new ways to ratchet up our home bar techniques a notch. For presentation, we like the look of a gold cocktail pick skewering a brandied cherry in a rust-colored Manhattan. For pure drama, we’re strong proponents of the saber, but we’ve also come to enjoy the sound and fury of a three-prong ice pick shredding a berg. More ideas below.


reclaimed oak barrel Wine Lovers corkscrew

Wine Lovers Origine Reclaimed Oak Barrel Corkscrew, $60

Ice Pick

Umami Mart Home Bar Ice Pick

Three Prong Ice Pick, $19

Cocktail Pick

Umami Mart Home Bar Gold Toothpick

Gold Circle Cocktail Pick, $6

Gold-Plated Jigger

Umami Mart Home Bar Gold-Plated jigger

Gold Plated Jigger, $30-34

Champagne Saber

Berti Cutlery Home Bar Champagne Saber

Berti Cutlery Champagne Saber, $575



David is Wingtip's storyteller. In addition to editing the Modern Gentleman's Blog, he has written for Wax Poetics, The Source, SF Weekly, and the East Bay Express, and others. His inspirations include Rumble Fish, Paul's Boutique, and Balzac. He studied English at the City University of New York at Hunter College and journalism at the University of Southern California. He lives in Berzerkeley with his wife and daughter.

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