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Eat, Drink & Be Merry!

Say “Merry Christmas” with a basket of treats or a bottle of something special from West Michigan. From chocolates to cheeses, and wine to whiskey, these tasty treats will help spread some holiday cheer!

1. There’s nothing like some tasty Cherry Republic treats straight from Traverse City, is there? Give your loved one some new items to try, or send them classic favorites like chocolate covered cherries and the sour patches. Choose individual items, or one of their pre-curated gift boxes (many of which ship for free!). See their Holiday Catalog for inspiration, and shop their selection on their website.

2. Did you know you can buy Virtue Cider online? They’ll deliver the taste of the orchard to your front door. With each purchase of the Pair of Mittens bundle, Virtue Cider is donating one pair of mittens to a nonprofit that keeps local communities warm during Michigan winters. Looking to imbibe in the best all year long? Join their Cider Society, an exclusive cider club that sends four bottles of the best small-batch ciders from their farm to your door, delivered seasonally.

3. Many of Michigan’s 250+ farmers markets are open year round, making it easy to shop local this holiday season. You can find unique, locally made gifts for everyone on your list and support local farmers and vendors at the same time. It’s a win-win! Find your farmers market here.

4. Give your loved one the Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail Winter Flight Pass this holiday season. The Winter Flight Pass entitles you to exclusive tastings, discounts and specials at each of 10 unique wineries in Northern Michigan through February 28, 2022.

5. Grand Rapids’ very own Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery has an online store with a great selection of gifts this winter. From apples to gift boxes, even apparel and gift cards, they’ve got you covered both online, and at their retail store.

6. In the Rockford area, Herman’s Boy is offering delicious gift boxes full of flavor for the folks on your list, and they’re available to ship too!

7. Looking for a gift for the beer lover in your life? Check out the Founders Brewing Co. online store with great apparel and gifts. They even feature a deal of the week, so keep checking back to see what’s on sale!

8. Iron Fish Distillery in Thompsonville has an online store and an in-store pick up option for shoppers to take advantage of. Browse their full selection of spirits, glassware, and branded merchandise.

9. Yum! Maple Row Sugarhouse is your retailer for pure maple products, specialty candies and seasonings, gift boxes, and more! Shop their online store here, and ship these Michigan-made treats all over the country.

10. For an incredible gift of wine for those who have everything, receive free shipping with 6+ bottles of Black Star Farms’ premium, limited production red wines! From Black Star Farms celebrated vineyard, Leorie vineyard, select our Merlot Cabernet Franc, or from their proprietor’s favorite vineyards, select Grace or Acapella Pinot Noir.

11. St. Ambrose Cellars in Beulah features refreshing Michigan-made wines and meads. Shop bottles, drinkware, apparel, and gift cards, all from their website.

12. The Cherry Hut has been serving up delicious treats for almost 100 years, and this year, they want to help you get treats for everyone on your list! Shop online for cherry gift boxes, treats, and even pies, or visit their gift store in Benzonia, open seven days a week.

13. Enjoy delicious treats and gifts from Bowerman Blueberries in Holland. They’ll be selling Christmas decorations, books, and gifts in their farm store. While you’re here, grab a peppermint mocha and some yummy Christmas goodies, now through December 24!

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