The hottest shopping day of the season is back again for another year chock full of specials and deals, but there are some gift options that are simply more spirited than others. When thinking about shopping, we can all probably think of one or two people who would benefit from a bottle of bubbly or a pack of refreshing beer, and there are a few local distillers, wineries and stores that can help when buying libations for loved ones. For those who aren’t indulging in spirits, there’s even a specialty store that will certainly hold a bevy of one-of-a-kind gift options.
The popular distillery located in Lansdale is offering gift bundles of their premium spirits such as the “Train Set,” which is a set of all four 750mL bottles of their Northbound Whiskeys (Bourbon, Rye, Wheat and 100 Proof) for $93.99. If the Train Set doesn’t wet your whistle, Boardroom will also be offering a bottle of their highly sought-after praised Nocino walnut liqueur, a once-a-year offering that will debut mid-November and makes the perfect holiday cocktail to enjoy by the fire.
The local hotspot created a Holiday Cheer 3- Pack ($55) for a perfect local gift for the wine lover in your life. According to a release, what’s unique about this bundle is that each wine is perfectly suited to Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays and New Year’s with the inclusion of a bottle of Spiced Apple, Holiday Spirit and ’18 Sparkling White. For every pack purchased, the winery will also donate $5 to the Hospitality Assistance Response of Pennsylvania (HARP) which provides emergency funding to Pennsylvania hospitality workers impacted or displaced by COVID-19. The Holiday Cheer 3-Pack can be purchased onsite at Chaddsford Winery or online.
Weaver’s Way Mercantile
This general store offers a lot more than just general items. In fact, most of their offerings are unique and locally made. Philadelphians can peruse through kitchenware, house-ware, vintage items, jewelry, pottery, artwork, plants and more and shoppers can even find the latest locally-made goods by following them on Instagram. A few local brands included are: Kastania Olive Oil, John & Kira’s chocolates, Grooming Hands pet gloves, Grey-Feather Farm skincare products, Pride Garden products and much, much more.
ROOT Crafted Cocktail Mixers
Created in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania from entrepreneurs/moms/neighbors Trish Lauden and Diane Aemisegeo, ROOT Crafted is a line of artisanal, all-natural and organic cocktail mixers that pair perfectly with any spirit. According to a release, shoppers can purchase a Cocktail Party Pack ($29) for loved ones, which includes four, 4-ounce bottles of ROOT Crafted mixers as well as a ROOT Crafted jigger or The Holiday Hostess pack ($55) which includes 1 32oz. bottle of Lemongrass and 2 16oz. bottles of Hibi Hibi and Au Pear, all packaged in a ROOT Crafted engraved wooden box. Want to go even bigger? ROOT Crafted also offers a Large Party Pack ($99), which includes 5 full size cocktail mixers and a ROOT Crafted shaker.