We rounded up gifts for your favorite foodie with delicious treats, indulgent chocolates, smooth wines and more.
Whorls of garlic, red chilies and certified-organic rosemary and thyme from this Hopland vineyard and farm are entirely edible, even after it spends the season hanging on your door.
Wedges of St. Jorge and Highway One, rounds of Petite Truffle, Petite Ash, Ragged Point and Foggy Morning, plus a box of Rustic Bakery’s crackers represent Northern California in the holiday collection curated by siblings Vivien and Michael Straus on Tomales Bay.
The Flour Craft Bakery Cookbook is sure to delight all the cooks and bakers on your list! With more than 75 sweet and savory gluten-free recipes designed for home chefs of all levels, this is the perfect gift to celebrate the season and inspire you well into the New Year. Purchase book via our website and available through all major booksellers. 415.453.3100: San Anselmo, 415.384.8244: Mill Valley
Stacked in a three-box tower is a chocoholics delight of five single-origin chocolate bars, a hot chocolate trio including hojicha and Mission, and six flavors (three pieces each) of Feve Chocolate treats from this San Francisco chocolatier.
Pressed at an onsite mill in Sebastopol, four estate-grown olive oils reflect Italian (Tuscan Blend, Minerva Blend), French (Picholine) and Spanish (Arbequina) olives and styles.
GlassTats are a new, fun take on the traditional drink marker. Kind of like a temporary tattoo for your glass, GlassTats stick on any glass to help you and your friends keep their sips straight. You can buy them individually or via subscription at glasstats.com
Everything you need to make the perfect cocktail at home – a full bottle of Argonaut Speculator, Napa’s Lo-Fi Gentian Amaro and Sweet Vermouth – is included, plus a Miner’s Map cocktail guide.
Vérité La Muse, $400
With a 100-point score from Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate for the 2018 release, the classic Bordeaux blend (merlot, cabernet franc, malbec) from this winery in Healdsburg is drinkable now but will benefit from some time in a dark, quiet place.
What do you get for someone who has everything? These Caviar Gift sets are perfect for the caviar connoisseur and foodies in your life. Spark their palate with an array of caviar curated by San Francisco’s, The Caviar Co., one of the top caviar purveyors in the Bay Area. 415.889.5168, Tiburon, @thecaviarco
Sample chocolates alongside this port from Sutter Home in St. Helena that drinks more like a late-harvest wine and a dessert wine infused with nutmeg and orange for a taste of holiday spirit in a bottle. $50
The subtle flavor of orange blossom and zingy nectarine waft through this cannabis-infused, dealcoholized sparkling chardonnay with a pop top from San Rafael-based Ona Life and redefines a holiday morning mimosa.
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