You like to cut it close. Forget two hours early at the airport; everyone knows you can check in up to an hour before an international flight. No New Year’s Eve plans yet? No problem. You have your Amex and passport. But it’s down to the wire for holiday gifts. So here are some last-minute foodie holiday gifts for the people on your list.
The Gift: The Festive Cheese Board Hamper
Good for: The Charcuterie Connoisseur
Where to buy: Fortnum and Mason
This last-minute foodie holiday gift comes with an assortment of gourmet cheeses, wines, and crackers. As a charming bonus, it’s all wrapped up in a sweet and reusable wicker basket.
The Gift: Temptuous Trio Caviar
Good for: The Seafood Fanatic
Where to buy: Regiis Ova
This set of three gourmet caviars is the perfect foodie holiday gift for someone with refined tastes. The caviars are Baerii Reserve, Royal white sturgeon, and Ossetra. The set also comes with a tin opener, spoon, and gel packs to keep everything cold.
The Gift: Paris in a Box Chocolate Sampler
Good for: The Chocolate Lover
Where to buy: Le Saint French Chocolate
This artisan collection of gourmet chocolates includes assorted mediants, turtles, bonbons, pralines, chocolate bars, and even hot chocolate. For the person who can’t ever get enough chocolate, this is the perfect holiday gift.
The Gift: Grgich Hills Napa Valley Collection
Good for: The host
Where to buy: Wine Country Gift Baskets
Including a Fumé Blanc, Merlot, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel, this holiday gift set has something for every wine enthusiast’s tastes. The collection also contains an assortment of gourmet accoutrements, so you can bring the wine tasting to them.
The Gift: Pivot Wine Preservation System
Good for: The Wine Lover
Where to buy: Coravin
This innovative system is a holiday gift that keeps the libations flowing. The two-part contraption preserves the freshness of any bottle of wine for up to four weeks. Trust us, the wine aficionado on your list is going to love you for this one.
The Gift: Cheesemonger’s Picks of the Month Club
Good for: The cheese lover
Where to buy: Murray’s
With a subscription to Murray’s, cheese fans can enjoy exclusive and expertly selected cheeses every month. Three to four cheeses will be delivered right to their door. Some past selections include 18-month Emmentaler and Quattro Portoni Quadrello.
The Gift: Cocktail Gift Set
Good for: The mixologist
Where to buy: Cocktail Emporium
The cocktail emporium offers a huge selection of popular cocktails, from Hot Toddies to Palomas. This holiday gift will let them make their favorite barroom cocktails at home. As a bonus, these gift sets come with super-cute glassware.
The Gift: Andy Warhol 2022 Capsule Collection
Good for: Anyone with an appreciation for the finer things
Where to buy: Tiffany’s website or in-person
This is the foodie holiday gift, that will keep on giving into the New Year. When things are really getting down to the wire, our NYC locals know that a stop at Tiffany’s can make someone’s wish come true. For the 2022 holiday season, Tiffany has a special Andy Warhol collaboration with prints inspired by his illustrations. You can pick up anything from playing cards, bone china dessert plates, hand painted ornaments and even holiday cards.