There’s nothing like seeing the face of your loved one light up after gifting them the perfect holiday present! With the restrictions we are following this holiday season, we know that celebrating in person might not be possible, so Visit Finger Lakes is here to help. Check out our series of Festive FLX Gift Guides curated to help make your holiday shopping easier, and meaningful. Bonus – many of these options can be shipped!
Tickets for a pairing dinner, price varies: Many local spots offer seasonal pairing dinners to combine delicious flavors with your favorite wine, beer, or spirit. Rio Tomatlan is offering a Mezcal y Mas Pairing Dinner ($75) and Belhurst is offering monthly wine & food pairing dinners ($120).
F.L.X. Provisions Holiday Advent Calendar + Imagination Vacation – Finger Lakes, $300/$175: Get a collection of Finger Lakes wines sent straight to their door! The Holiday Advent Calendar consists of 24 quarter bottles of Sommelier curated wine for each day of December. The Imagination Vacation includes a class, corkscrew and sommelier-curated 6 packs of FLX wine.
Wine University gifts, price varies: Choose a gift for the wine lover in your life, from clothing to glasses to wine racks and so much more.
Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail passport + ROC/FLX Craft Beverage Trail passport, $40/$20: The gift of time together out on the trails combined with the best libations in the region make for a wonderful holiday surprise.
Ontario County Wine Club Memberships, price varies: Have a favorite spot in the Finger Lakes when it comes to wine? A wine club membership is just the ticket to bring the FLX to them this holiday season. Sign up at Bellangelo Geneva, Billsboro Winery, Hazlitt Red Cat Cellars, Heron Hill Tasting Room on Canandaigua Lake, Inspire Moore Winery, Ravines Wine Cellars, and Song Hill Winery. Many wineries also offer DIY wine packs as well.
Ravines Wine Cellars, Tasting Party in a Box, $81.95: At 15% off through mid-December, this is a wonderful option to send a little holiday sparkle to your family or friends. Each box includes 4 wines and tasting pairings, including artisan chocolate and tasting crackers.
Belhurst, December Food and Wine Pairing Dinner, $120: Relax, enjoy breathtaking views of Seneca Lake, and give your tastebuds something to talk about with this six-course pairing dinner at the historic Belhurst Castle!
What will you be getting for the holidays?