8 of the Most Delectable Gifts for Food and Wine Lovers This Holiday Season
From Flamingo Estate’s tastefully curated bundles to Veuve Clicquot’s latest vintage libation
The holiday season means two things: gifting and entertaining. Whether it’s hosting a special get-together with loved ones or finding the perfect gifts for the foodie and wine aficionados, Galerie has rounded up the ultimate gift guide featuring wines, noshes, spirits, and artistic accessories.
1. Gucci Osteria Special Panettone
Known as one of the chicest dining spots on Rodeo Drive, restaurant Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura Beverly Hills has unveiled a limited-edition panettone for the holiday season. Marking the second year the famed eatery has partnered with respected pastry chef Roy Shvartzapel, this special Italian treat comes in two different varieties and is available both online and in-store at Osteria.
2. Selections from Caviar Russe
A staple in the world of luxury dining, Caviar Russe is a must-have when it comes to stylish entertaining for the holidays. Offering a wide-range of selections, from carefully curated gift boxes to different caviar collections including Essential, Jubilant, and Indulgent, these delicacies are instant crowd-pleasers.
3. La Grande Dame 2015 x Paola Paronetto
As Veuve Clicquot’s latest vintage libation, La Grande Dame 2015 serves as the perfect bubbly to toast with around friends and family. To go with each bottle, the brand has partnered with ceramist Paola Paronetto to design six differently colored gift boxes. Additionally, the acclaimed artist has crafted a matching ceramic centerpiece called Le Bel Objet, which is available separately.
4. Holiday Gift Sets from Flamingo Estate
A trailblazer in providing the freshest and chicest products ranging from food to home accessories, Flamingo Estate has unveiled its 2023 gift essentials for the holiday season. For those who seek a straightforward, no-fuss present, the Los Angeles lifestyle brand presents carefully curated bundles containing goods including wine, cheeses, spreads, and meats.
5. Judy Chicago x illy Espresso Cups
In celebration of her blockbuster retrospective at New York City’s New Museum, legendary artist Judy Chicago has unveiled a collaboration with beloved Italian coffee company illy. Drawing from her vibrant pastel paintings, this espresso cup set is the ideal gift for both caffeine and art lovers alike.
6. Hennessy Paradis Lunar New Year Decanter
In anticipation of Lunar New Year in February, Hennessy has unveiled its sleek new decanter, with painterly details courtesy of Chinese artist Yang Yongliang. Inspired by the upcoming Year of the Dragon, depictions of the mythical creature are shown through flowing golden strokes, set against a white porcelain backdrop for a regal feel.
7. Curated Wine Sets from Lawrence Wine Estates
This holiday season, Carlton McCoy, Jr, master sommelier and CEO of Lawrence Wine Estates, presents a series of specially curated gift sets featuring wines from some of Napa Valley’s most esteemed vineyards. Offering selections from the likes of Burgess, Heitz Cellar, and Stony Hill, different bundles including whites, reds, or an assorted mix are perfect for both gifting and entertaining.
8. Royal Salute Bottle and Time Chamber
For the loved one who prefers spirits over wine, distributor Royal Salute presents its 21-year-old whisky, which features a design fit for royalty. In addition to the liquor’s smooth taste, the brand has introduced a special accessory to exhibit this libation in all its glory. Enter visionary sculptor Conrad Shawcross, who has sculpted a one-of-a-kind time chamber, where a hand-spun glass disc merges with a crystal decanter to create an incredible art piece.