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Holiday Food & Beverage Gifts 2016 - Food and Beverage Gifts For the Holidays

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BACARDÍ Gran Reserva Limitada

BACARDÍ Gran Reserva Limitada

Description: For a more premium aged rum perfect for sipping by the fire this winter and beyond, gift BACARDÍ Gran Reserva Limitada this holiday season. The rarest and most luxurious expression of BACARDÍ, it was introduced in 2003 to honor the brand’s pioneering rum production process by blending an older base of BACARDÍ Rum. Gran Reserva Limitada is crafted by Maestros de Ron BACARDÍ who select the most exceptional barrel aged rums from the Bacardí family’s extensive reserves and then balance these with younger aged rums to produce a perfectly balanced yet richly flavored spirit. Limitada is mellowed in American White Oak barrels for an average of 12 years, giving it a toasted oak flavor with caramelized vanilla and a warm body with a long finish, making the rum ideal for sipping neat.

Price: $119.99 Visit the Website

Mantry (The Modern Man's Pantry)


Description: About Mantry Mantry (The Modern Man’s Pantry) is the #1 Food Subscription For Men. Each Mantry includes 6 full size artisan food products. Our experts scour the country for products like Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup from Vermont, Whiskey Salami from Utah and BBQ Sauce from the backwoods of Alabama. It’s all packed in a Handmade Wooden Crate with a custom Manual detailing product stories and recipes. Mantry donates 1% of total sales to City Harvest, helping rescue over 20 tons of food and redistributing it to families in need of good, fresh food. 

Price: $49.00 Visit the Website

FACUNDO Luxury Rum Collection

The Four Rums Featured in the Facundo Rum Collection

Description: These four super premium FACUNDO marques are masterfully crafted from the Bacardi family’s private reserves and sold exclusively in New York, Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco and at select distributors in JFK, LAX and SFO airports, making it the perfect gift idea for both hurried travelers and last-minute holiday shoppers, who refuse to skimp on quality. The FACUNDO Rum Collection includes: FACUNDO NEO, a white rum whose blonde color is achieved through a unique carbon filtration process that removes color but not flavor; FACUNDO EXIMO, a dark rum comprised of a balanced blend of rums aged up to 12 years; FACUNDO EXQUISITO, a dark rum blend of younger and more matured rums aged 7 to 23 years and set in a sherry casks for an additional month before bottling; and FACUNDO PARAISO, the optimal sipping rum, containing the highest concentration of the oldest and finest rums of the Collection. The four rums exhibit smooth yet bold flavors that are meant to be sipped in a progression of occasions, each intended to suit the various moments of celebration and reflection. The FACUNDO Rum Collection matures surrounded by the warm air of the Caribbean in the Bahamas. One sip of the tropically-infused rum, and you will be transported to a luxurious island getaway. A fantastic gift for the luxury spirits lover waiting at the end of your travels, the FACUNDO Rum Collection is worth the excursion or stopover at one of the three airports it is sold in.

Price: $45.00 to $250.00 Visit the Website

KIN White Whiskey

KIN White Whiskey

Description: Distilled with natural spring water for a smooth tasting experience, KIN White Whiskey is an extremely versatile spirit that’s taken the liquor scene by storm. Hand crafted with an alcohol volume of 40% and 80 proof, the California premium spirit is clear. With no aging process, the whiskey provides a new flavor profile all whiskey connoisseurs will appreciate, making it the perfect gift for the holidays. Additionally, KIN was rewarded an outstanding score of “93” by Anthony Dias Blue of The Tasting Panel, and was noted for being one of the best spirits in its growing category. KIN White Whiskey is available for purchase at Los Angeles on trade locations, 750ml RRP $41.15+tax.

Price: $41.15 Visit the Website

Moët & Chandon Bursting Bubbles Limited Edition

Moët & Chandon Bursting Bubbles Limited Edition

Description: In time for the holidays, Moët & Chandon introduces its most iconic champagne, Moët Imperial Brut, in a new, limited edition Bursting Bubbles bottle to add a festive pop to any end of year celebration. Celebrate your Christmas and New Years with moments of success and glamour, with generosity and grandeur is our essential mission. Discover Moët's dedication to making fine champagnes that dazzle with the spirit of charisma and accomplishment.

Price: $41.00 Visit the Website

Hot Ruby: The Only Drink You’ll Need At Your New Year’s Party

Hot Ruby ready to drink beverage

Description: Say goodbye to boring rum and cokes and gin tonics! Hot Ruby compliments every well- stocked bar . . . though creator Ruby Faye never served her cider with alcohol, we can’t help but mention what delicious cocktails are created when it’s mixed with rum, vodka, pecan whiskey, prosecco . . . the list goes on and on. Cheers! It's not your same old toast!   See why Hot Ruby is the new champagne for NYE 2017:   •   Versatile: Originally made to be consumed warm, Hot Ruby is a ready to drink beverage that can be served in countless ways to please all your guests, with our without added alcohol. •   Perfect for ALL ages: Hot Ruby can be consumed by all ages and is a delicious non- alcoholic choice for children during the holiday season. •   Sensational taste: Made from freshly picked cranberries, this cider delivers a sweet flavor that is paired with pineapple, citrus juices and a delightful mix of aromatic spices such as cinnamon and cloves. •   Unique family recipe: Hot Ruby uses the same steps and ingredients as Ruby Faye did 45 years ago to ensure quality and taste. •   All-natural: Contains no artificial dyes or preservatives.

Price: $40.00 to $80.00 Visit the Website

Whiskey Girl

Enjoy happy hour with Whiskey Girl

Description: As the official sponsor of girls’ night, Whiskey Girl is preparing to give this Holiday Season a kiss of flavor with their three delicious Whiskies to warm anyone up on a cold night. Apple & Maple, Butterscotch, and Peach are all perfect flavors for sipping, mixing, or pouring over ice cream. Whiskey Girl sponsors you, your family, and the life-long friends you hold close when no one else quite understands during the holidays.

Price: $28.00 Visit the Website

Together Wine Co.

Together Wine Co.

Description: Devoted to crafting and showcasing high-quality, specialized Cabernet Sauvignons, Sauvignon Blancs, and Proprietary Blends from Napa Valley, Together Wine Co. is seeking to inspire making memories with family and friends, while helping awareness towards early cancer prevention for low income mothers through the Young Women’s Christian Association. It was also created as a remembrance to the owner’s late mother and aims for other families to come together and bond over a glass of wine. What’s better than drinking wine? Drinking one that gives back of course!

Price: $25.00 to $55.00 Visit the Website

Not Vodka Bullet Bottles

Not Vodka Glitter Bottle

Description: Tis’ the season for all things that shine! Make a statement with Not Vodka’s re-usable bullet bottle keeping your hot cocoa hot for 12 hrs or beverage cold for up to 30 hrs! Not Vodka goes beyond the re-usable water bottle to inspire individuality and generosity this holiday season. Their sleek, sexy bottles come in a wide array of colors and fun designs that are quite the conversation starter! Plus, for every bottle purchased, you help hydrate humanity with the global charities they give to.

Price: $25.00 to $50.00 Visit the Website

Terra's Kitchen, Meal Kit Delivery Service Gift Card

Terra's Kitchen Gift Card

Description: Give the gift of healthy eating with a gift card to the leading meal kit service, Terra's Kitchen. The seasonal menu is designed for the wellness-minded, offering a variety of meal types, including vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan, paleo and low calorie. For each recipe, the high-quality ingredients are prep-prepped and then delivered in a climate-controlled Vessel. The eco-friendly delivery Vessel is reusable, and Terra's Kitchen picks up the Vessel the next day to reuse up to 100 times on future orders. Simply follow the step-by-step recipe cards for a nutritious meal cooked in under 30 minutes!

Price: $25.00 to $300.00 Visit the Website

BACARDÍ 8 Años Rum

BACARDÍ 8 Años Rum

Description: Looking for dark rum? BACARDÍ 8 Años Rum is a complex golden rum with a deep, layered and mellow flavor of dried fruits, nutmeg and oaky vanilla. It has an expansive and well-rounded sweet finish with the slight piquant bitterness of orange zest. The rum is made from a special selection of barrel aged reserve rums, each aged a minimum of 8 years in American white oak barrels. After aging, BACARDÍ “Maestros de Ron” blend to achieve layers upon layers of aroma and flavor. Perfect for any fine spirits aficionado, the BACARDÍ 8 Años Rum is the ideal option for the whiskey or bourbon drinker in your life. Impress the dark spirit connoisseur by suggesting the dark rum alternative, especially superior in the wake of a revamped Old Fashioned recipe, made with rum.

Price: $24.99 Visit the Website

BACARDÍ Gran Reserva Maestro De Ron

Gran Reserva Maestro De Ron

Description: A super-premium rum designed to elevate the cocktail experience. Its versatility makes this rum ideal for the budding at-home mixologists mastering classic rum-based recipes. Inspired by the pursuit of creating the ultimate white mixing rum, BACARDÍ Gran Reserva Maestro de Ron is expertly crafted using a double-aging process, where rums that are aged for at least one year are blended together and returned to white oak barrels for an additional three months.

Price: $24.99 Visit the Website

HAVANA CLUB™ Añejo Clásico Puerto Rican Rum

HAVANA CLUB™ Añejo Clásico Puerto Rican Rum

Description: HAVANA CLUB™ Añejo Clásico Puerto Rican Rum makes for the perfect holiday gift this season – whether you’re gifting a friend, colleague or parent. The new dark rum offering from HAVANA CLUB rolled out nationwide this past September, just in time for the holidays! Marking two decades of presence on the U.S. market, HAVANA CLUB Añejo Clásico celebrates the peak of Cuba’s cultural resurgence. Joining the existing HAVANA CLUB Añejo Blanco offering, HAVANA CLUB Añejo Clásico begins with bases that are mellowed in oak casks between one to three years, before being chosen for selective filtration and blending. Upon blending, the Master Blenders return the rum to oak casks for a second mellowing period of at least three months for additional smoothness. The result is a golden liquid with robust notes of sweet fruits akin to pineapple and apricot, complemented by oaky notes with hints of almond and vanilla. Gift recipients will also love the rich history behind HAVANA CLUB Puerto Rican Rum, which epitomizes the ultimate convergence of two Cuban families – the Arechabala’s and the Bacardi’s – coming together to continue the legacy of this legendary brand. HAVANA CLUB Puerto Rican Rum is based on the original recipe created by the Arechabala family in Cuba in 1934, capturing the exuberant spirit of the Golden Age in Havana.

Price: $21.99 Visit the Website

OAKHEART Genuine Spiced Rum

Oakheart Genuine Spiced Rum

Description: Still need a gift for the friends who don’t need to ring the doorbell anymore? Or the coworker, tried-and-true barber, or the lifesaving, cab-hailing doorman in your building that always has your back? OAKHEART Genuine Spiced Rum is here for YOU. Quick, fuss-free, and superb in a classic Oak & Cola cocktail – gifting a bottle of Oakheart will let you enjoy more time with the people that matter most, and less time contemplating over candle scents. Created as a toast to the closest of friends, the smooth Oakheart liquid is aged for a minimum of one year in charred American Oak barrels to impart a hint of smokiness. The liquid is shaped through a secret blend of charcoals and finished by adding a secret blend of spices to deliver a smoky, robust flavor with a hint of butterscotch and a touch of pepper. Don’t waste time searching for a heartless gift this holiday season – spice things up by gifting a bottle of Oakheart Genuine Spiced Rum!

Price: $14.99 Visit the Website

Unique Red Blends: Apothic Inferno, Apothic Red And Apothic Dark

Apothic Wines

Description: About Apothic: Apothic is a true original. Named for the mysterious place, Apotheca, where vintners stored their most coveted concoctions in 13th century Europe, Apothic blends fuse Old World intrigue with modern sophistication. Winemaker Debbie Juergenson lets the character and flavor of each varietal guide the shape of her wines. In addition to the two bold wines that started it all – Apothic Red and Apothic White – Debbie offers a selection of distinct red blends, Apothic Crush and Apothic Dark, and limited release blends. About Apothic Inferno: Inspired by the whiskey-making techniques of barrel-aging, Apothic Inferno is aged in white oak, whiskey barrels, bringing wine and whiskey enthusiasts alike a new way to experience wine. It’s wine with a whiskey soul! Apothic Inferno (15.9% ABV) blends red and dark fruits with layers of maple and spice which give way to a long, clean finish. For a limited time only, this masterful red blend is available on shelves where wine is sold, nationwide. About Apothic Red: Apothic Red is a masterful blend of rich Zinfandel, smooth Merlot, flavorful Syrah and bold Cabernet Sauvignon, all of which create layers of dark red fruit complemented by hints of vanilla and mocha. About Apothic Dark: There's romance in darkness, it draws to our curiosity and beckons a desire to taste the unknown - this is what Apothic Dark is all about. Dark fruit flavors of blueberry and blackberry with opulent notes of coffee and dark chocolate combine for this unique blend.

Price: $12.00 to $15.99 Visit the Website

Rock This Holiday's Menu With Punk Rawk Lab Vegan Cheeses

Smoked Cashew Flavor

Description: Punk Rawk Lab cheeses are unlike any cheese alternative. This woman-owned and led company naturally ferments their cashews for maximum health benefits and to enhance the natural flavors of the cheese. These cheeses are not only a great stocking stuffer this holiday season, but they are the perfect addition to your holiday feast, helping to accommodate any of your friends or family with food sensitivities or other dietary restrictions. Don't be fooled, though, these cheese would "wow" even the toughest cheese critic. They come in five great flavors: cashew original, cashew herb, cashew smoked, cashew-of-the-woods and nacho. Rest assured that these products are made sustainably and are environmentally friendly too!

Price: $11.99 to $50.00 Visit the Website

Organic And Gluten Free Superfood Beverage, Macaccino


Description: An all-natural, caffeine free superfood beverage. With a taste similar to coffee, it can be enjoyed hot or cold. It is caffeine free, but offers natural energy that lasts all day long without the jitters or crashes of caffeine. It also increases memory, boosts immunity, alkalizes the blood. This revolutionary superfood drink is filling a need in the market for a natural energy beverage packed full of additional benefits for the mind, body, and soul.

Price: $10.95 to $23.95 Visit the Website

Bakeology Crunchy Cookie Bites

Bakeology Crunchy Cookie Bites

Description: Launched in the Malibu, CA kitchen of Sasha Crescentini and her mother Dawn Martel, Bakeology was born out of the desire to share a wholesome cookie experience harnessed by simple ingredients. Each Cookie Bite is uniquely formulated to provide the very best in texture and taste using plant-based, gluten-free and non-GMO ingredients, free of preservatives and artificial flavors. The cookies, available in three flavors: Chocolate Chip, Snickerdoodle and Vanilla Chai Shortbread, can be purchased at an ever-expanding list of independent gourmet grocers throughout Southern California as well as online.

Price: $6.99 Visit the Website

Explore Cuisine Pulse Pastas

Explore Cuisine Pulse Pastas

Description: Explore Cuisine Pulse Pastas, made from organic lentils and organic chickpeas, provide health-minded consumers with nourishing meals which are easy, quick, colorful, and simply delicious. The Pulse Pasta collection includes: Red Lentil Penne, Green Lentil Penne, Chickpea Fusilli, Red Lentil Spaghetti, Chickpea Spaghetti, and Green Lentil Lasagne Sheets. Made in Italy, Explore Cuisine’s Pulse Pastas are vegan, organic, gluten-free, high in protein and a good source of fiber—changing the landscape of the pasta in grocery aisles.

Price: $6.00 Visit the Website

Outer Aisle Gourmet Launches First-ever Cauliflower Based Pizza Crusts And Sandwich Thins

Outer Aisle pizza crusts & sandwich thins

Description: Outer Aisle Gourmet recently launched to the California consumer markets the nation's first gluten-free, low-carb cauliflower pizza crusts and cauliflower sandwich thins, that can double as cauliflower wraps and tortillas. Each Outer Aisle product is made from fresh cauliflower transformed into a golden brown baked delicacy, and is low calorie, low glycemic index, nutrient dense and Paleo-friendly. With the tagline, "Vegetables in Disguise" Outer Aisle's products have proven to be a hit with kids – even kids who do not ordinarily like vegetables. The Outer Aisle line is available at Whole Foods Markets and other natural food stores in California and is also available for purchase online. www.outeraislegourmet.com

Price: $5.99 to $6.00 Visit the Website

ParmCrisps, The All-natural Crisp Made Entirely Of Parmesan Cheese

Original Aged Parmesan ParmCrisps

Description: A healthier alternative to chips and the perfect pairing for a glass of red wine, Kitchen Table Bakers' award-winning line of ParmCrisps are the perfect snack for any occasion. All ParmCrisps are handmade in small batches and naturally slow-oven baked, never microwaved, to give them their unique flavor profile. Made with all-natural rBST hormone-free Parmesan cheese, ParmCrisps are a naturally sugar, wheat and gluten-free snack that's filled with protein, calcium and a mere 80 calories per serving. ParmCrisps are available in nine flavor varieties (including Jalapeno Parmesan, Sesame Parmesan and Basil Pesto) and two sizes - original ParmCrisp Wafers and ParmCrisp Minis.

Price: $3.99 to $5.99 Visit the Website

The Little Kernel

The Little Kernel

Description: The Little Kernel is a health-minded snack brand dedicated to providing better-for-you options to consumers. Made with a unique, hulless, “miniature kernel,” and popped with 100 percent pure olive oil, The Little Kernel is gluten-free, non-GMO, dairy-free, kosher and is certified whole grain. The Little Kernel is available in six delicious flavors including Truffle Sea Salt, Sweet & Salty, Pink Himalayan Salt, White Cheddar, Butter and Naked.

Price: $3.49 Visit the Website

Urban Accents

Urban Accents

Description: Urban Accents’ all natural, creative culinary spice blends offer a gourmet meal experience from the comfort of your own home. Making cooking fun, flavorful and simple with easy-to-use culinary products, Urban Accents is a your culinary wingman. Its fruit grillers, veggie roasters, dry glazes, spice and herb blends along with its newly launched pumpkin sauce line allow customers to amplify the flavors in their own cooking.

Price: $3.00 to $45.00 Visit the Website

Icelandic's Best Kept Secret!

Icelandic Provision

Description: Skyr is a creamy luxury made with unique cultures to produce its one-of-a-kind texture and delicious taste! Icelandic Provisions does not contain artificial preservatives, thickeners, sweeteners, flavor or colors. A delicacy in Iceland for nearly a thousand years, Icelandic Provisions has gracefully made its way to the U.S. as the only authentic skyr available in the states! Each package features a “fruit cairn” as a nod to its Icelandic heritage. Flavors include: Classic Plain, Vanilla, Coconut and Raspberry as well as three tasty Nordic-derived varieties: Strawberry with Lingonberry, Blueberry with Bilberry, and Preach with Cloudberry.

Price: $1.69 to $1.99 Visit the Website

Never Heated, Never Frozen!!!

INVO Coconut Water

Description: Looking for coconut water that embodies a freshly cracked coconut taste? With many coconut waters on the market, it can be difficult to find one that does not use a heating process to preserve the flavor. Luckily, INVO Coconut Water is never heated and never frozen, a process that makes this coconut water unique! INVO is jam packed with 5 essential electrolytes, low in sugar and 99% fat free. Not to mention, each bottle has as much potassium as a whole banana! The cold pasteurization process (dubbed “Cold Crafting”) locks in all the nutrients, making it the freshest experience, just as nature intended! Currently 3 flavors are available: Pure, Tropical and Sencha Green Tea.

Price: $1.49 to $3.49 Visit the Website

Welch’s Fruit Snacks Christmas

Welch’s Fruit Snacks Christmas

Description: The Welch’s® Fruit Snacks Christmas themed box is the perfect snack for any stocking. Available in a 4-count box, it is the perfect stocking stuffer for anyone. Moms and Dads will love that every pack is made with REAL Fruit, is Fat-Free, Gluten-Free, contains No Preservatives and kids will love snacking on these as they open their gifts! Welch’s® Fruit Snacks feature fruit as the first ingredient, so they taste delicious!

Price: $1.00 Visit the Website

Published on Dec 18, 2016

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