Edible Giftables: 12 Holiday Gift Ideas

Membership to the Bluff Road Club from Kontokosta Winery

kontokosta logoWe all raise our glass (probably a little too often) during the holidays, but why not keep the party rolling all year long? Send Santa your request for membership to the Bluff Road Club from Kontokosta Winery and enjoy four shipments of three bottles in 2016. It costs nothing to join; you’ll only pay for the shipments. You’ll also enjoy yearlong discounts, exclusive access at the winery and invitations to special events. $300–$350 • kontokostawinery.com

Jitney Value Packs

hampton jitney ticketsWhat’s big, green and white and typically super expensive? That’s right: the Hampton Jitney. Luckily this holiday season they’re offering a value pack. Fully transferable with no expiration or blackout dates, these value packs will give you (and the commuters on your list) access to the East End all year long at a fraction of what you’re used to paying. So much better than coal. $16.58–$34.40 per trip • hamptonjitney.com


Yoga Shanti Class Card

YogaShantiSAG_opt“Namaste in bed” no more! Treat yourself or your favorite yogi to a 5-class card at Yoga Shanti in Sag Harbor or at its new location in Westhampton Beach and start the New Year off on the right foot (or, y’know, in downward-facing dog). The card is redeemable for any of Yoga Shanti’s weekly classes, which range from beginner to open level and include Shanti Sweat and Urban Zen Restorative. $75 (with code EEE) • yogashanti.com

Pierre’s Upstairs Membership

Pierres Upstairs2_optForget Hernando’s Hideaway; we’ll meet you at Pierre’s Upstairs in Bridgehampton. Decorated with taste and style, the space fosters a sense of elegance and intimacy. Membership affords you more than just access but also the privilege of preferred seating at the restaurant as well as priority access to the lounge and bar. $2,000–$12,000 • pierresbridgehampton.com





cavaniola fondue linday morrisRecent studies say cheese is as addictive as morphine. We say, “That explains a lot.” Feed your cheese addiction in 2016 with a gift from Cavaniola’s in Sag Harbor. Their fondue is completely customizable, and even better, it’s all to go. Stop by the shop and take home fondue mix as mild or as strong as you like it. Forget “Netflix and chill”; “Netflix and fondue” sounds way more fun. • cavaniolas.com


Salt of the Earth Seed Company

Salt of the earth seed companyGot a green thumb? We’ve got the perfect gift for you. Salt of the Earth Seed Company is a seed CSA from Invincible Summer Farms in Southold. Become a member and every month—for five months, beginning March 2016—you’ll receive by mail five heirloom seasonal seed packets, along with helpful planting and harvesting tips. Let 2016 be the year you grow your own! $100 • northforkseeds.com



Talk treats to me

talk treats to meWhat do you get the dog who has everything? How about some locally sourced, handmade, single-ingredient treats? Oh yes, baby, talk treats to me. Founded and independently operated by Margaret and Bruce McDonough, a married couple living out on the East End, Talk Treats to Me specializes in healthy, gourmet treats for your pets. Their treats contain no sprays, preservatives or grains—nothing to bark at. $11–$12 • talktreatstome.com


Wise Concoctions by Naturopathica

naturopathicaNaturopathica is a skincare company that makes products as beautiful as they are effective and as ethical as they are devoted to promoting health. Their Wise Concoctions collection features herbal remedies and rituals inspired by traditional healing practices from across the globe, with products designed to provide everything from muscle and joint health to stress relief. We especially love their Ginger Root Bath & Body Oil, as well as their Aromatic Alchemy Gift Set containing four exquisite blends of rare plant essences and extracts to awaken the mind, body and spirit. Create a moment that inspires by discovering unique and inspiring gifts for everyone on your list in their Well-Being Boutique. • naturopathica.com


Behind the Bottle

behind the bottle coverEveryone loves a behind-the-scenes tour. Let Eileen M. Duffy, Edible’s own editor and wine connoisseur, take you behind the grape-colored curtain with her critically acclaimed book, Behind the Bottle: The Rise of Wine on Long Island. Featuring profiles of owners, winemakers and personalities, Behind the Bottle is an expertly told tale of how Long Island has become one of the hottest wine regions in the country—told by an expert who knows, and loves, her stuff. $19.95 • Available on Amazon and in fine bookstores on Long Island.


Old School Favorites

OldSchoolFavorites1447_optLooking for a sweet gift for your sweetie this holiday season? Look no further. Old School Favorites is a small, family-owned business famous for its Szauce (gourmet chocolate sauce) and Nutsz (maple walnuts). Their confections are made using high-quality, local ingredients and were recently named finalists in Martha Stewart’s American Made Competition. You can buy their Szauces and Nutsz separately or in handsomely packaged gift sets sure to please even the steadfastly Scrooge-like. $10–$35 • oldschoolfavorites.com


The Savvy Doggy

Biss dog bedLet Fido dream of sugarplums in style this holiday season with the Savvy Doggy pet bed. Available in three sizes—small, medium and large—these beds are made with organic cotton flannel and a sturdy core of pressure-relieving, snooze-inducing natural latex. You can choose between formed or shredded fill, and the outer cover is available in natural or black. Stop by the Bliss Sleep Center in Water Mill and pick yours up! $99–$149 • blisssleepcenter.com



UASHMAMA Bags at Harbor Market

Uashmama bags at Harbor MarketPaper or plastic? We’ll take UASHMAMA. Made in Italy, these washable paper bags look and feel like leather but wash with ease. They’re sturdy and functional. We especially like to use them to organize household objects, but they also make great planters or fruit bowls. They’re available at Harbor Market in Sag Harbor or online. $18–$36 • harbormarket.com