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Need some gift ideas for the holidays? Here are some food and drink gift ideas for the holidays ranging from $12-$285. Drink gift ideas include an assortment of wines, tequilas, vodkas, and more. The food gift ideas include festive Christmas cookies and chocolates. Also included are gift ideas under $25, gifts for the home baker and festive friends.
Wine and spirits
the sip– the sip delivers sparkling wines to your door as a one-time purchase or bimonthly subscription. Each box contains 2-3 different brands of champagne and sparkling wine. You can a subscription to The Sip. give a gift to send or buy a box directly to a loved one’s doorstep a one-time composite gift box ranging from $45.95 for a Celebration Box to $120.95 for the Rosé Deluxe Box. The Sip is offering 25% off your first Sip Box with promo code X. Every purchase funds access to clean water for children and women in need. Visit www.thesipsociety.com For more information.
Rose gold rose– This classic dry Provence rosé is pale pink in color with aromas of rich, fresh fruit, followed by hints of white flowers and minerals. It is both fresh and delicious. $20. Visit rosegoldwine.com For more information.
Kastra Elion Vodka– Kástra Elión is a family business and is traditionally made in Greece. This premium sipping vodka is distilled from Greek olives. Three generations in the making, it combines tradition, innovation and love for the flavors and heritage of the Mediterranean to create an experience rich in history and elegance. $55. Come Visit Kastraelion.com For more information.
Tequila Casa Dragones– Casa Dragones is a small batch producer with a passion for making exceptional tequila. The love for the craft and the attention to detail of Casa Dragones ensure an extraordinary experience and the highest possible quality. $42-$285. Come visit casadragones.com For more information.
xSeries: Cider Cask Rye– Hudson Whiskey’s Cider Cask Rye is a bona fide spirit of the Hudson Valley. This pure rye whiskey is made by filling used rye barrels with freshly squeezed apple cider from local orchards, and once emptied, the cider matured barrels are refilled with fully matured Do the rye thing to finish and give a subtle fruitiness. $55. Come Visit www.hudsonwhiskey.com/en-US/our-range/do-the-rye-thing For more information.
Belle Glos Taylor Lane Pinot Noir- Celebrate the holiday season this year with this limited-edition Taylor Lane Pinot Noir from Belle Glos owner Joseph Wagner. The flavors in this bottle include cherry, apple and blackberry which are balanced with pleasant acidity and nice minerality resulting in excellent depth and concentration that lingers until the silky smooth and supple finish. $249.99. Visit belleglos.com/vineyards For more information.
Casillero del Diablo Pinot Noir- Casillero del Diablo Pinot Noir is a medium-bodied wine with tannins, a velvety texture and a rich, long finish. Spice up your Christmas celebrations with this festive Holiday Sangaree made with Casillero del Diablo. MSRP $10.99. Visit www.casillerodeldiablo.com/wine/pinot-noir For more information.
Chêne Bleu Abelard- A new winery on an old site in the Mont Ventoux wine region, Chêne Bleu has produced award-winning wines and is at the forefront of sustainability in the wine industry. Named after one of the foremost philosophers of the Middle Ages, Abelard is a complex, brooding blend of older vines. This full-bodied wine is supple with fresh velvety tannins and notes of ripe red fruit that persist in the long, aromatic finish, with hints of spice and plum. MSRP $90. Visit www.chenebleu.com/abelard For more information.
Tequila Enemigo Extra Añejo 00- Tequila Enemigo is made from 100% of the finest Weber Blue Agave. Conceived and brought to life to challenge the standards of ultra-premium Tequila, Tequila Enemigo is made from the finest selection of ripe, lowland agave and distilled in the center of Tequila town. The Tequila Enemigo Extra Añejo 00 was named ’00’ because the liquid was flawless from the start and is meant to be enjoyed and celebrated. MSRP $170. Visit www.tequilaenemigo.com For more information.
ASM Whiskey- ASM Whiskey is a new American single malt whiskey that is 100% pot distilled, aged for a minimum of three years and finished in a sherry cask. The obsessive attention to detail during secondary finishing minimizes hardness and smoothes the liquid, with guaranteed batch consistency. This adds complexity with nuanced, yet distinctive tones. MSRP $61.99. Visit www.asmwhiskey.com For more information.
Dulce Vida Pineapple Jalapeño Tequila- Rediscover tequila with Dulce Vida Pineapple Jalapeño. Certified organic and handmade from 100% blue agave, this 70-proof tequila is infused with and uniquely blended with real pineapple and jalapeño juice for a refreshing and all-natural taste. MSRP $25. Come Visit www.dulcevidaspirits.com/pineapple-jalapeno For more information.
Flor de Caña 18- This 18-year-old ultra-premium rum, heir with no added sugars, is full of a brilliant amber color. This rum has exquisite aromas of nuts and caramel with flavors of rich vanilla and spices, with a long, extremely smooth finish. Best served neat or on the rocks, with an orange twist. MSRP $49.99. Visit flordecana.com/flordecana-18.html For more information.
Bahlsen Biscuits- For over 130 years, generations of the Bahlsen family have been making quality European biscuits. The cookies contain Choco Leibniz Milk, Choco Leibniz Dark,
Waffle Nets Milk, Waffeletten Dark, Choco Wafers Milk, Choco Waffles Dark, Ohne Gleichen Milk, Ohne Gleichen Dark, Leiselotte Collection, Deloba, Delice and Butter Leaf. All products have no added preservatives, artificial colors, artificial flavors or GMOs. MSRP: $4.49. Visit www.bahlsen.com/us/en/products-chocolate For more information.
La Maison du Chocolat Star-Struck Holiday Ornament Coffret- This festive gift box contains a selection of ganaches and pralines, an assortment of dark and milk chocolate. The box is available in four different sizes: 24 pieces (SRP: $65), 40 pieces (SRP: $87), 60 pieces (SRP: $125), 110 pieces (SRP: $225). The gift packaging is 100% recyclable. Visit www.lamaisonducocolat.com/en_us/star-struck-holiday-ornaments For more information.
La Maison du Chocolat Christmas Decorations Advent Calendar – The “Holiday Ornament Advent Calendar” is playful, gourmand and more environmentally friendly than ever (100% cardboard, 100% recyclable and made in France). many facets to start the countdown for all the festivities. MSRP: $75. Visit www.lamaisonducocolat.com For more information.
The Resy Cookie Box – Back by popular demand, this cookie box is for sale at mahzedahrbakery.com. Last year’s Resy Cookie Box featured cookies from Alice Waters, Enrique Olvera, Missy Robbins, Nina Compton, and more culinary cuties. $79. Visit mahzedahrbakery.com/products/resy-cookie-box For more information.
Gifts under $25
Peppermint Bark– Magnolia Bakery’s take on the classic Christmas confection combines layers of white and dark chocolate with crunchy cocoa crunches and peppermint candies. $12. Delivers nationwide. Visit www.magnoliabakery.com For more information.
Cut Out Sugar Cookies– Classic sugar cookies come in a variety of seasonal shapes and make a great holiday gift when packaged in the Magnolia Bakery thank you box. $15. Delivers nationwide. Visit www.magnoliabakery.com For more information.
Mini Christmas Cupcakes – The perfect treat for your little elves, try these mini Christmas cupcakes: chocolate and vanilla cakes with vanilla buttercream and colorful Christmas decorations. $22. Delivers nationwide. Visit www.magnoliabakery.com For more information.
Gifts for the home baker
Magnolia Bakery Handbook– Published on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Magnolia Bakery, this book is the indispensable guide for Magnolia Bakery fans and home bakers alike. Inside, Chief Baking Officer Bobbie Lloyd shares more than 150 of the bakery’s recipes, including those for iconic cakes, cupcakes, banana puddings, pies, refrigerator desserts, and more. $35. Delivers nationwide. Visit www.magnoliabakery.com For more information.
Do-it-yourself banana pudding set– The Magnolia Bakery “Do it Yourself” Banana Pudding Kit contains the ingredients to make Magnolia Bakery’s world famous classic banana pudding. All you need to provide is the serving dishes, bananas, and whipped cream. $30. Delivers nationwide. Visit www.magnoliabakery.com For more information.
Gifts for the festive bestie
Best of Magnolia Bakery Holiday Sampler Box – This super monster from Magnolia Bakery’s includes six gingersnap, cut sugar, jammy thumbprint, snickerdoodle, chocolate crinkle cookies; a dozen chocolate chip cookies, two dozen spritz cookies; and one of the bakery’s signature red velvet chocolate bars and banana pudding. $135. Delivers nationwide. Visit www.magnoliabakery.com For more information.
Editor’s Note: Items on this list are chosen at random by the author.