Delectables for the Gourmand

Choice ingredients to impress all the foodies and home chef extraordinaires.
Bottles of Noma Flavored Vinegars. The Wild Rose Vinegar made from hand-picked beach roses, and Forager's Vinaigrette infused with black currants and branches. Inspired by the foraging and fermentation practices at Chef René Redzepi's three-Michelin-star restaurant noma in Copenhagen.

Noma Flavored Vinegars

Chef René Redzepi bases the uber-seasonal, uber-local menus at his three-Michelin-star restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark, on foraging and fermentation. Delicately floral Wild Rose Vinegar created from hand-picked beach roses is bottled for the home cook. So is the black currant, branch-infused Forager’s Vinaigrette. $65, flavor two-pack;

A box of To'ak's Rum Cask-Aged Chocolate. 75.55 percent dark chocolate aged in ex-rum casks from Foursquare Rum Distillery in Barbados. Chocolate has notes of rum-soaked raisins, smoked wood, and floral pepper.

To’ak Rum Cask–Aged Chocolate

To’ak has been sustainably sourcing chocolate for nearly a decade. One of the newest editions—the Barbados Rum Cask–Aged Signature 75.55-percent dark chocolate—is aged in ex-rum casks from Foursquare Rum Distillery, a centuries-old Barbadian company. This cask gives the chocolate notes of rum-soaked raisins, smoked wood, and floral pepper. $58;

Bottle of limited-edition maple syrup crafted by Ohio's Bissel Maple Farm and aged in 23-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon barrels.  Boasts a rich, buttery flavor with hints of vanilla, caramel, and oak.

Pappy & Company Top-Shelf Maple Syrup

Produced by heritage Bissel Maple Farm in Ohio and aged in 23-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon barrels, this limited-edition maple syrup has a deep-and-rich flavor with buttery notes of vanilla, caramel, and oak. Pappy & Company suggests using the condiment not only for breakfast but in salad dressings, cocktails, and drizzled over ice cream. $48;

Women in Tea Gift Set. Selection of finest loose leaf teas and herbs sourced by London-based Rare Tea Company. Organically grown and limited edition.

Rare Tea Company Organic Teas

Personally sourced by London-based Rare Tea Company’s founder, the teas are organically grown and sustainably sourced from small estates and tiny garden plots around the world. Indian Cloud comes from a family farm at the foot of the Himalayas and Genmaicha from a plot in Shizuoka, Japan. $62, Women in Tea gift set;

Bottles of Lo-Fi Aperitifs, Classic European vermouths and amaros, using local wines and West Coast botanicals  with a modern California spin twist.

Lo-Fi Aperitifs Untraditional Pours

Lo-Fi Aperitifs gives a modern, California twist to the grand and traditional European versions of vermouth and amaro by crafting theirs with local wines, West Coast herbs, and botanicals. Try all three: Dry Vermouth (made with stone fruits, anise, and fennel); Sweet Vermouth (cinnamon and clove); and crisply bittersweet Gentian Amaro, a 35-proof sipper made from fortified white wine. From $25;

Beauty & The Board delivers all the ingredients for a luxurious grazing board, including artisanal cheeses, cured meats, olives, chocolates, dried fruits, honey, mustard, and accompaniments, all presented on a beautiful birchwood board.

Beauty & the Board Make-Your-Own Charcuterie

Beauty & the Board sends everything you need to assemble a lavish grazing board—artisanal cheeses, thinly sliced prosciutto, peppered salami, Castelvetrano olives, chocolate truffles, dried apricots and figs, honey, mustard, and other accompaniments. A handsome birchwood board is included. From $78;

A wicker basket from Fortnum & Mason filled with gourmet treats including special blends of tea, jars of tangy marmalade, bottles of claret, or tins of biscuits

Fortnum & Mason Iconic Hampers

No holiday feast is complete without the delicious contents of an ever-so-convivial wicker hamper from Fortnum & Mason, which can include special blends of tea, jars of tangy marmalade, bottles of claret, or tins of biscuits. Add the cognac-and-rum–infused King George Christmas Pudding to a distinctive Fortnum’s basket for $32. Hampers from $51;

Mouthwatering cuts of marbled rib eye or strips, smoked bacon, and dry-aged ground beef by Porter Road.  Sourced from pastures in Kentucky and Tennessee and raised with no hormones or antiobiotics.

Porter Road Prime Meats

From Porter Road, the Butcher’s Choice Box delivers marbled and buttery rib eye or strips, smoked bacon, dry-aged ground beef (like having a steak house burger at home)—sourced from pastures in Kentucky and Tennessee and raised with no hormones or antibiotics. The rest changes monthly and is hand-selected by the Nashville-based butcher’s co-founders. Boxes ship nationwide in biodegradable packaging. $165;

A variety of Alcohol-Free Wines handmade in London. Presented by Jukes Cordialities, they can be mixed as mocktails or stand alone as a wine-silhouettes.

Jukes Cordialities Alcohol-Free Wine

Launched by a London-based wine writer for wine-lovers (like himself) who have sophisticated palates and an appreciation for an elegant drink. Jukes Cordialities offers three alcohol-free, wine-inspired cordials, standing alone as a wine-silhouette or to be mixed as a mocktail. From $45/box;

Three jars of jam on rocks by the ocean. These Field and Forest Inspired Jams are aware winning from the French owners of California-based Ladera Patisserie.

Ladera Patisserie Field- and Forest-Inspired Jam

The French owners of California-based Ladera Patisserie take long walks in their forested neighborhood, enjoying the scent of trees, wild fruits, and herbs, and finding inspiration for their innovative confitures. Using traditional French copper-pan techniques, they make small-batch jams such as white peach with yellow cherry plum and eucalyptus, which took first place in the 2021 Les Confituriades (The French World Jam Championships). From $15;

A box of high-end macaron-like biscuits by Ladurée Biscuits called The Eugénie with a variety of flavors, including pistachio, rose, and chocolate. Gluten-Free.

Ladurée Biscuits

Famous for its macarons, French pastry house Ladurée recently introduced The Eugénie, a crunchy, gluten-free biscuit with a macaron-like center and crisp chocolate shell. Inspired by 19th-century Empress Eugénie, a patron of the arts and a contemporary of Ladurée’s founder, each delicacy is a marriage of textures available in the house’s iconic flavors: chocolate, pistachio, blackcurrant, violet, Marie-Antoinette tea, vanilla, rose, orange blossom, and caramel. Gift boxes of six, 12, or 18 from $24;