Crafted from grapes sourced from Clover Hill’s vineyard in Tasmania’s Pipers River region, the gently sparkling Clover Hill Cuvée Exceptionnelle Vintage Rosé 2016 delivers a finely balanced flavor with notes of raspberry, vanilla and citrus. Extended skin contact of Pinot Noir leads to the wine’s soft blush color. Produced using traditional methods, it is fermented in the bottle and aged for at least three-and-a-half years. Subtle and complex, this wine is a special occasion itself.
With a mission to bring tranquility to people’s daily rituals, Lisa Li founded The Qi, a tea brand that uses whole flowers. Sourced from small, family-owned farms, the high-quality blossoms are hand-picked, cultivated sustainably and grown organically. The Tri-Bouquet Set is an enchanting bundle of naturally caffeine-free teas comprised of three flowers: Blue Lotus, Shangri-La Rose and Royal Chrysanthemum. In addition, the bundle includes a bamboo tong and glass server. From the fragrance to flavor and watching the colorful flowers unfurl, The Qi offers a multi-sensory experience.
Yiayia and Friends celebrates Greek cuisine in the form of snacks, olive oils and culinary-centered objects. Not only are their treats tasty, the packaging—featuring the namesake yiayia (granny in Greek)—by Beetroot Design is bold, colorful and full of character, making their products great gifts. Made with minimal ingredients, these mini toasts are flavored with Greek extra virgin olive oil, olive pomace oil and oregano.
Bright and light, Gatto Grosso by Senesi Aretini is an organic Tuscan red that’s a crowd-pleaser whether served chilled or not. The juiciness is balanced by a little earthiness and pepper, making for easy drinking.
Tsukemono are preserved vegetables produced through a traditional Japanese process of pickling that inspires balance and connection to each meal. While these vegetables often appear on a small plate as a side to a main course, tsukemono are not an afterthought. Across all varieties, they pack a bounty of spicy, sweet or sour flavors that add depth to every dish. Sold by KonMari, this set of seven (which includes katsura giant pickling melon, kurume long Japanese eggplant, red mustard, cucumber hybrid, kanamachi turnip, tokinashi all-season daikon and aichi Chinese cabbage) from the Kitazawa Seed Company offers a comprehensive taste of this tradition.
Since 1990, Bubby’s (located in NYC’s Tribeca neighborhood) has been serving up American comfort food classics like homemade pies, scones and biscuits. One of the restaurant’s best-loved dishes are their pancakes, inspired by a recipe from legendary American chef James Beard. These light, fluffy creations can now be whipped up at home thanks to their pancake mix—which comes with meticulous, but simple, instructions. Thanks to a hefty amount of sour cream in the mixture, the resulting pancakes are subtle but slightly tangy, so they pair perfectly with super-sweet toppings.
In Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer’s Guide, Atlas Obscura writer Cecily Wong and co-founder/creative director Dylan Thuras take readers on an unimaginable food tour through more than 500 dishes and the traditions, practices and components surrounding them. Both eccentric and spectacular, the book centers on food’s role in society and how it’s influenced who we are today. Further, it covers all seven continents along the way.
Traversing cuisine from Mexico’s tropical coasts to Nicaragua, Suriname, Honduras and beyond, this far-reaching cookbook boasts over 600 vibrant recipes. Curated by globally celebrated chef Virgilio Martínez, the pages within capture the varieties of Latin American food with in-depth journeys into each region’s food culture. As the most comprehensive book of its kind, this incredible collection highlights iconic dishes (such as empanadas, tacos and arepas) as well as lesser-known ones—like Chilean disco fries and Ecuadorian Easter soup—to create a scrumptious tribute to and celebration of Latin America.
Bokksu (founded in 2016 by Danny Taing) seeks to empower traditional snack-makers in Japan by including them in gift boxes—which come in three-, six- or 12-month subscription options. Containing premium and delectable teas and treats that are carefully chosen to pair well and to fit within a central theme, each package comprises around 20 candies, nibbles and drinks from centuries-old, family-owned companies and contemporary small businesses. The box also comes with a cultural guide that provides history, context and flavor patterns for each product. Price reflects the three-month option.
Inspired by Ernest Hemingway and his beloved boat, the Pilar, the ultra-premium rums from Key West, Florida-based liquor brand Papa’s Pilar are crafted in collaboration with the iconic writer’s estate. With the limited release Legacy Edition 2021, Papa’s Pilar has produced a delectable blend of rums aged up to 24 years (that they’ve carefully sourced from around the Caribbean), finished through a solera system utilizing both rye whiskey barrels and amontillado sherry casks. Hemingway’s family donates a majority of proceeds from Papa’s Pilar to charitable organizations including The Ocean Foundation and the Coastal Conservation Association.
As Hudson Whiskey’s oldest release yet, Four Part Harmony likens itself to a jazz quartet for its harmonious blend of four grains: corn, rye, wheat and barley. The ingredients are sourced exclusively from local farmers, an integral part of the distillery’s aim to bottle New York’s bold nature—which this 46% ABV whiskey does and then some. Aged for a minimum of seven years for complex and lasting flavor, this limited edition release is a resounding liquor that expands the boundaries of American whiskey.
Designed to save space and for convenience, Zuko’s jumbo ice trays make six large ice cubes across two stackable containers. Made from silicone molds, the trays make removing ice easy, while a flavor-guard lip prevents spills and freezer-tasting cubes.
With 100% cotton exteriors and 100% wool felt linings, The Rise and Fall’s pan handle covers are functional and durable cookware accessories. They come in five different colorways, each with its own distinct pattern. From geometric ochre sawtooth to wavy-lined green, these covers bring some light-hearted designs into the kitchen.
Curated by award-winning chef and activist Bryant Terry and published by 4 Color Books, Black Food: Stories, Art, and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora (A Cookbook) traverses time and location to capture the expansive multiplicities in Black culture. Through recipes, poetry, artwork and essays that explore food’s intrinsic connection with community and history within the diaspora, this rich cookbook encompasses the work of more than 100 Black luminaries, including visuals from Black Panther Party creative director Emory Douglas. Featuring a blend of traditional, contemporary and remixed dishes (from jerk chicken ramen by Suzanne Barr to okra and shrimp purloo by BJ Dennis) as well as an original playlist curated by Terry himself, this book is a treasure trove that readers will delight in losing themselves within.
As coffee experts know, a grinder that unintentionally produces a wide variety of coffee particles will disrupt the taste of the brew. Shimmy Coffee Sieve offers an easy solution. By sifting out grounds under 200 microns, Fellow’s sieve—compatible with any pour-over, French press or Prismo—offers a quick way to create dependable and consistent grinds, ensuring an even brew.
From the celebrated Brooklyn eatery Di An Di, which specializes in contemporary Vietnamese American cuisine, comes a pair of golden scissors. Made from stainless steel and zinc alloy, these clippers feature a dragon relief design along the handle and the restaurant’s logo on the blade. Whether cutting up Vietnamese clam pizza or herbs or getting crafty some other way, Le Golden scissors will come in handy while providing plenty of elegant and fun flair.