Bay Area Made: Locally Made Food & Drink for Enjoying (and Surviving) the Holidays

January 3, 2020

Chances are you’ll be doing a lot of eating and drinking over the holidays. After all, it’s kind of unavoidable. Whether for holiday meals, home entertaining, office parties, or for helping you get through or recover from the seasonal madness, here are some locally produced goodies that are not only delicious, but made of high quality, sustainable ingredients that you can feel good about devouring and serving.

Perfect for holiday meals and entertaining, Haynes Valley Pinot Noir from Napa Valley’s Aesop Wines has flavors of bing cherry, rhubarb, raspberry and red licorice (l). Sloe Gin from Sebastopol’s Spirit Works Distillery is a ruby red liqueur with bright citrus, spicy juniper, and a tart berry finish. Delicious served as an after meal digestif, it also combines wonderfully with a wide variety of spirits and sparkling wine to create cocktails that are delicious and easy to make. Click here for recipes (r).

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