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Posted on: December 12, 2016

[ARCHIVED] James City County Guide to Gift Giving – Part III: Food Gifts

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James City County (JCC) is home to great shopping. With numerous mainstream retailers and lots of quirky, unique shops, there’s a gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list! The JCC Guide to Gift Giving has been broken into four parts: made in JCC, unique gifts, food gifts and locally owned businesses.

Everyone knows a foodie! Food makes great gifts because everybody needs to eat. Whether you’re looking for a wine gift or a sweet treat, check out these businesses for food gifts galore!

Please check individual websites for hours of operation.

La Tienda has a retail shop on Jamestown Road filled with Spanish foods. You can also have their goods shipped. La Tienda delivers the broadest selection of fine Spanish food and related products available anywhere with their hundreds of products. There are numerous gift basket options available or you can design your own gift basket at the retail store.

Edwards Ham has a retail shop near the Williamsburg Premium Outlets that has a variety of their authentic Southern smoked meats and specialty foods. If you know a bacon lover, their smoked bacon sampler gift pack would be a great gift! There’s free shipping on many online orders.

KelRae Farm has great fresh grown produce available including gift baskets. You could also gift a CSA share. (Community Sourced Agriculture – also known as produce shares!)

The Wine Seller has a huge variety of fine wine, craft beer, gourmet cheeses, cigars and wine-related gifts. There are lots of Virginia made products available at The Wine Seller in addition to European and Asian wines, dessert and sparkling wines and much more.

Virginia Gourmet has a large variety of Virginia products as well as Mrs. Bryant’s apple sauce. Other products include spice rubs, olive oils, spice blends, dry soup mixes and even grain and grass fed meats and local bakery products such as challah bread and cinnamon swirl bread. There are sauces, snacks and much more. There’s a food gift for everyone you know here.

Williamsburg Pottery has a large selection of kitchen wares for the foodie you know (gadgets galore!), but they also have Virginia’s Finest products and wine and beer. The Gourmet Marketplace at the Williamsburg Pottery has more than 900 square feet of food including gluten free, gourmet soda, kosher foods, sauces and even pickled vegetables.

Everyone loves baked goods, so why not gift delicious pastries, pies, cupcakes or cakes available throughout JCC.

  • Cakealicious offers a variety of cakes and treats made by a Cake Wars Champion!
  • Carrot Tree Kitchens offers cakes, freshly baked pies, a variety of sweets and treats. Dessert trays would make a great option for a Christmas party!
  • Jamestown Pie Company has all sorts of pies “because round food is good food” and a bonus is that you can have their nut pies shipped!
  • Smallcakes has cupcakes, custom cakes and pupcakes for your four-legged friend. December specialty flavors include egg nog, chocolate snowball, chocolate dipped peppermint macaroon, stuffed cookie, gingerbread, peppermint crunch and rum raisin.

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