If you’re looking for the perfect pressie for a ‘foodie’ or simply want to give a gift from some of Kilkenny’s finest food producers, well here are all the best food and drink festive gifts from around the county —so start checking off your list!
Highbank Orchards - New Irish Apple Wine
Highbank Orchards are thrilled to launch their new Fortified Apple Wine for you to enjoy at your table this Christmas. Grown and bottled in Kilkenny, serve this wine chilled with your favourite cheese, dessert or in a cocktail.
Aran Bakery & Bistro - Mince Pies
Tasty Mince Pie Treats from Aran Bakery
Highbank Orchards Hamper
This hamper filled with all of the Highbank Orchards favourites, including the award-winning Orchard Syrup is perfect for the foodie lover in your family!
A Taste of Goatsbridge Hamper
With a selection of the very best of the artisan Goatsbridge rainbow trout products, prepared by the team, and produced locally on the rainbow trout farm, this hamper makes a fabulous gift for foodies!
Ballykeefe Distillery - Irish Sloe Gin Gift Box
Steeped in folklore there are many secrets to be observed in the recipe and the method of making this Sloe Gin. Based on Ballykeefe’s multiple award winning Extra Dry Gin, it is fermented for seven months in the fruit of blackthorns which give it a special flavour and colour. A gold medal winner at the 2019 World Liqueur Awards, this exceptionally good value gift pack not only contains a 500ml bottle of Sloe Gin but also a 50ml Extra Dry Gin and a 50ml Lady Desart Gin giving you the opportunity to sample all three along with 2 Ballykeefe branded copa gin glasses.
Ballykeefe Distillery - Lady Desart Gin Gift Box
The Ballykeefe Lady Desart Gin Gift Box contains a 500ml bottle of Lady Desart Gin, a 50ml bottle of Ballykeefe Distillery Extra Dry Irish Gin, a 50ml bottle of Ballykeefe Distillery Sloe Gin and two branded Ballykeefe Copa Gin Glasses.
La Rivista - Christmas Hampers, Sauces and Dressings
The Italian restaurant La Rivista is selling a range of house made bottled sauces and dressings from its pop-up market on Parliament Street. From red pickled onion sauce; delicious Caesar; Honey & Mustard or Blue Cheese dressings and for the lovers of hot food, La Rivista’s ‘Hot Sauce’ is a staple for every kitchen cupboard this season. As well as their popular bottled sauces La Rivista is offering Hampers with a variety of their sweet and savoury treats.
Prices from €25
Breagagh Valley Artisan Meats - Irish Artisan Produce Hamper
Breagagh Valley Artisan Meats have range of hampers made from uniquely Irish artisan produce. Choose from a variety of small to large hampers to make the perfect Christmas gift.
Price from: €25.00
Each cocktail (750ml) is freshly batched at Langtons Tea Rooms and there is choice of 4 to choose from:
Espresso Martini, Pornstar Martini, Whiskey Sour and Margarita.
Price from: €26
Langtons Handmade Macarons
Enjoy delicious Macarons made with a range of Langtons speciality flavours including: Apple Pie, Tangy Orange, Baileys Brown Bread Ice Cream Gateaux Flavour, Chocolate & Hazelnut, and Pink Lemonade.
Bridies General Store at Langtons - Cocktail Hampers
Choose from a range of Cocktail Hampers from Langtons
Pornstar Martini Cocktail Hamper €43
Margarita Cocktail Hamper €43
Whiskey Sour Cocktail Hamper €43
Mini Cocktail Hamper €40
Langtons Hamper €89
The Truffle Fairy - Twentyfour Truffle Box
Irish Craft Chocolate. Twenty Four mixed hand-made, fine flavour truffles. Presented in a single tray card box.
The Truffle Fairy - Twelve Truffle Box
Irish Craft Chocolate. Twelve mixed hand-made, fine flavour truffles. Presented in a single tray card box.
Ingredients can include; Madagascar vanilla, single origin coverture, Irish cream, fresh herbs & spices, local liquors, fruit purée and nuts.
The Wine Buff - Baccichetto Prosecco Frizzante Rose
Rich pink colour with a red berry fruity nose. Fresh on the palate with a taste of wild strawberries.
The Wine Buff - Rhone Valley Selection
France, Rhône Valley
Two organic Rhone wines from the renowned winemakers Damien Marres based on the southern Rhone valley slopes and Fanny Beaubois the owner of Chateau Beaubois in the western Rhone region of Costières de Nîmes, a juicy punchy red and an aromatic flavoursome white.
The Wine Buff - Organic Twin Selection
Heraclio Garcia started farming in an eco-friendly manner over 20 years ago, he changed his approach to farming when he noticed over the years the decrease in the local wildlife in and around his vineyards. The grapes come from his high altitude vineyards in the Utiel-Requena in the east of Spain. Both wines use a mix of local grape varieties which result in unique easy drinking wines.