Edible gifts always go down well, and even better when accompanied by a nice bottle too! Here are some delicious gifts to wrap up this year…
Highland Boundary Birch and Elderflower Wild Scottish Spirit
A clear, modern, Scottish spirit using birch buds and elderflowers lovingly picked from spring woodlands near the on-farm distillery where it is made. It works great as a frozen shot, over ice or with soda water garnished with a slice of apple.
Luxury Chocolate Selection
£6, SPANA Shop
SPANA is a charity that helps to improve welfare of working animals overseas
Silent Night Basket
£89, DCT Shop
Filled with indulgent products picked for their richness and colour.
Independent Manchester distillery, Zymurgorium, has created a special treat for chocoholics! Perfect on its own or in cocktails!
Rosebud Preserves Christmas Cheer Gift Box
Award-winning Rosebud Preserves has a suberb range of delicious gift products including this festive trio.
The Old Curiosity Distillery, Edinburgh, £35.95 and available from Harvey Nichols, Harrods and Fenwick
The UK’s first true wild gin with 20% of proceeds going to RSPB Scotland’s work in preserving the Flow Country’s threatened peatland. The bottle is presented in a beautiful wooden box.
Noveltea Christmas Tea Party Set
Enjoy the full Noveltea experience with this collection of their unique alcoholic tea blends and accessories. Complete with a trio of 70cl NOVELTEA Teas, a glass teapot and teapot warmer.
Prosecco Vino Frizzante
This semi-sparkling wine has a soft and fruity peach, pear and lemon zest flavour – just in a gentler Frizzante style. Lovely, and a great price, too!
Gin’gerbread Cream Liqueur
This latest addition to Aldi’s festive spirit offering is the perfect ingredient to add an element of naughty or spice to any Christmas cocktail! Contains a balanced blend of gin, fresh cream, spiced ginger conjuring up the nostalgic taste of freshly baked gingerbread.
Honey Nougat with Almonds and Pistachios
£7.40 (200g), Pandora Bell and Indpendent Health Food Retailers
Made using the original recipe Italian for Soft Torrone, Pandora Bell’s Nougat combines exquisite ingredients including premium Italian nuts, cocoa butter, free range egg and the natural sweetness of honey. A Christmas tradition, and a year-round favourite!
Divine Festive Range
From £2.20, Oxfam and Amazon
The only Fairtrade chocolate company owned by cocoa farmers, with seriously delicious festive bars, treats and gifts.
White Heron Framboise
£20 (500ml), Whiteherondrinks.co.uk
Framboise is made with the finest Herefordshire raspberries and classic winemaking techniques – delicious!
Wine And Cheese Selection Slate by Virginia Hayward
£29.99, Not On The High Street
Contains three scrumptious cheeses, a jar of Arran chutney, Miller’s Three Seed crackers and an excellent half bottle of red wine. Can be personalised.