Top Christmas Food and Drink Shopping and Gift Guide 2022

Top Christmas Food and Drink Shopping and Gift Guide 2022


Posted 2022-12-06 by Alison in Birmingham follow
There's a range of Christmas gourmet treats and drinks to make the festive season sizzle. They include the most glamorous prosecco bottle you're likely to find and hampers for everything from cheese to chocolate.

Whether you have foodies in your life to find gifts for or it's a special addition to your table at Christmas, here's a round-up of some of the top unique food options, many from British independents.
Chococo chocolatesThis award-winning independent chocolate firm from Dorset has some distinctive adorable offerings. There's a gold chocolate penguin that stands out from the crowd but also the new milk and dark chocolate Christmas trees. For every purchase at £19.50, a tree is planted with charity Just One Tree, so you can feel good about buying each one.Other options from chocolatier Chococo include a new range of chocolate Santas, new chocolate baubles and the festive collection box of chocolates. It's a delicately gorgeous box of nine handcrafted pieces that include memorable treats like Cherry Bakewell flavour, Fizzy Pudding made from praline, orange, sparkling wine and popping candy. But its piece de resistance is the Chocolate Salami. Made with festive dried fruits, nuts and brandy, it's a moorish charming addition to any family table at Christmas-time. For a real splurge, there's the Chococo Giant Christmas Hampers in a Wooden Box packed full of both annual best sellers and seasonal chocolate delights for £110.

Orders are online or from Chococo Chocolate Houses at:
Commercial Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1DF
High Street, Winchester, Hants, SO23 9AY
Gandy St, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3LS
Carfax, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1EQ
Rosebud Preserves Along with being able to buy all the sumptuous jams, chutneys and even new Bramley Apple and Cider Sauce individually, there's also a subscription box available to gift the foodie in your life.Yorkshire-based Rosebud Preserves ' Subscription Box costs £85 for six months in which each month, they send two delicious seasonal preserves. Everything from Rhubarb and Ginger Jam to translucent Mint Jelly is available with the first delivery coming in a beautifully presented classic gift box with three jars of preserves.

Find out more at the Rosebud website here , along with the wide range of jams, marmalades and more they sell.There's also a Yorkshire giftbox featuring cheese, chutney and pickles from Rosebud Preserves and the Wensleydale Creamery for £12.95.
Bottega Rose Gold ProseccoBottega is a renowned Italian name in Prosecco and it has a spectacular looking edition for Christmas in rose gold. Bottega Rose Gold is a rosé sparkling wine, which originates from Pinot Noir grapes and is even Vegan certified. The bottle comes in a shimmering metallic rose gold shade that looks divine in any ice bucket.

You'll find it at Selfridges stores and off licences including Majestic for £24.99.
Montezuma's Chocolate This British chocolatier has a range of special Christmas options from Marc de Champagnes Chocolate Truffles to advent calendars. Montezuma's is an ethical brand with recyclable packaging and trades fairly. It was set up by Brits Helen and Simon Pattinson in 2000 after a trip to South America.They aim to create innovative, fun flavour combinations and have a wide range of vegan offerings too. There's chocolate snowballs that have different flavour centres from peanut butter to peppermint, caramel or just chocolate for £4.49.

Other Christmas specials are adorable milk chocolate snowmen, the festive box of chocolate truffles or a massive hamper of Reach for the Stars Gift Box for £55 on the Montezuma's website here.

'One Eyed Rebel' Spiced Rum Spirit of Manchester Distillery is behind this rum with spicy ginger and vanilla notes. This new botanical spiced rum also has a flaming heart of rich cassia, ideally warming over Winter.It's the latest flavour from this distillery that comes in a stunning bottle, ideal as a standout gift. Drink it straight, with a mixer or in cocktails like a mojito. The One Eyed Rebel website has recipes to make.

It costs £34.99 from Selfridges stores, including in London's Oxford Street or on its Selfridges website here .

Doughlicious Chocolate Chip Cookie DoughThese gourmet pre-made soft cookies that can be cooked fresh or straight from frozen. This is a great "cheat" for busy people who like home-baking tastes.Made by Doughlicious The London Dough Company , having them warm straight out of the oven is a real treat and they are super simple with no work involved.

There's plenty of flavours in this ready to bake line including chocolate chip but also cranberry oatmeal that is vegan-friendly, a peanut butter option and matcha and white chocolate. My favourite is the chocolate and salted caramel.They cost from £3.99 a pack at Doughlicious website but are also available in major stores including Tesco.

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